On a cool and dry day five members of Dartmouth AAC with fellow Dartmouth Runner, Jon Pope joined 300 plus others runners to take on the Exeter Trails Half Marathon. The 3 lap flat course runs on the footpaths and cycle tracks around the River Exe and Exeter Canal, running from the quay side in Exeter past the double locks pub to Countess Wear, returning to the quay to complete one lap. Condition were near perfect on the outward leg with runners finding a head wind when they returned.
First back for the club was Nick Roberts in 29th place over all in a time of 01:34:28, closely followed by John Hart in 43rd place with a time of 01:39:32, Jon Pope in 92nd place in a time of 01:53:54,
Marie Jones in 121st place with a time of 02:00:08 and Peter Waddens in 154th place with a time of 02:10:12. And after twisting her ankle on the course and thinking of her London Marathon place in April Ali McGrigor stopped runner after the second lap having completed well over 8 miles