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Lancaster and Morecambe athletes secure Top 5 finishes

Luke Davis who finished fourth at the Fathers' Day run

Members of Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club achieved several Top 5 finishes in races last month.

n the Morecambe 10k on June 11, Jackson Sloan and Edie Shemilt recorded times of 40.01 and 49.22 respectively, while in the 5k, Javiez Lopez finished fourth with a time of 17.58. Kirsty Hamilton – the fastest woman to finish - and Elijah O’Neill finished in 20.03 and 24.05 respectively.

The Hawkshead 10k run on June 14 was completed by four LMAC runners, with Beau Smith, who ran and finished first in his first ever marathon in May, finishing third overall.

Beau Smith: 34.47

Lauren Gora: 44.07

Mark Simmill: 50.07

Elaine Simmill: 1.03.53


Five LMAC members took part in the Forton School 4.8k fun run on June 15:

Steve Perry: 23.15

Miriam Maher: 24.30

Mark Simmill: 24.59

Christine Perry: 30.54

Elaine Simmill: 30.59


Lancaster Race Series held its annual Father’s Day 10k run on June 18, and there was yet another top five finish for a LMAC runner. Luke Davis finished fourth with a time of 38.19.

Luke Davis: 38.19

Christian Remy: 47.47

David Wilkinson: 51.54

Gurb Dhillon: 59.40


The biggest running event of the month in terms of LMAC representation was the Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School Supper Run, with runners in several age groups taking part:

Graham Dent: 26.07

Ben Robinson: 26.48 (u18)

Rob Clayton: 27.00

Milo Reynolds: 27.51 (u18)

Alan Summer: 28.42

Ruth Mewis: 29.25

Erwin Kalis: 29.58

Mark Simmill: 30.18

Adam Newton: 30.25

Sam Powell: 30.29

Stephen Perry: 30.42

Katy Kelton: 32.00

Ben Ransome: 33.00

Patrick Corbett: 33.39

Iona Manford: 33.43 (u18)

David Harte: 34.49

Billy Gardner: 35.47

Stephanie Smith: 36.49 (u14)

Catherine Douglas: 36.59

Elaine Simmill: 37.31

Christine Perry: 38.09

Gurb Dhillon: 38.17

Ellen Robinson: 39.26

Alexandra Mounsey: 39.28

Emily Stapleton: 41.21

Joanne Sumner: 41.21

Karen Chandisingh: 42.21

Phil McGrath: 42.38

Becky Simnett: 48.37


Finally, the Endmoor 10k took place on June 28 with five LMAC runners finishing the run:

Lauren Gora: 45.17

Mark Simmill: 52.22

David Wilkinson: 55.23

Carole Wilkinson: 57.16

Elaine Simmill: 1.06.37

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