Ripley ladies the cream of the Pudding Run!

RIPLEY Running Club entered 21 runners in last weekend’s Matthew Walker 10km race.

Ripley Running Club entered 21 runners in this race, 12 men and nine ladies.

Ripley ladies showed the men how to go on yet again with Lucy Holmes finishing third lady overall!

Not only that Cathy Cresswell and Paula Brudenell of Ripley came back in marvellous times, Cathy knocking an enormous seven minutes off last year’s time meant that Ripley ladies had won the team event, all three collecting a bottle of wine for their efforts.

In the mens category Dean Taylor of Ripley came back in ninth position a superb achievement with some quality runners in the field.

All Ripley times were: Dean Taylor (36.45), Lucy Holmes (39.37), Vincent Harlin (41.55), Simon English (42.56 pb), Wayne Yearwood (43.54 pb), Jerry Bateman (44.24), Carl Hopkinson (45.30 pb), Karl Tietz (45.49), Cathy Cresswell (45.54 pb), Paula Brudenell (45.58), Joanne Howett (47.32), Lee (tb) Palfreyman (47.49 pb), Jay Bird (48.34 pb), Mike Corrigan (48.40), Rob Swift (52.19), S Saunders (53.19), Jayne Wood (53.20), Lorraine Griffiths (54.37), Sarah Hancock (57.15), Amy Bradley (1hr.40 secs), Marie Hatton (1 hr 3mins 51secs), Lisa Walton (1 hr 4mins 53 secs pb)

Ripley Running Club meet up every Tuesday evening 6.45 at the leisure centre runners of all abilities are most welcome for more information please visit the club’s website at