Shobdon Wood – 7 May 2017

The Shobdon Wood race is 5.2 miles completely off-road along well marked forestry tracks and footpaths and is organised by Croft Ambrey Running Club.

The Race HQ was at the old Forestry Commission field centre and the start was approximately 1/4 mile uphill walk away. Part of the route was along the Mortimer Trail which included a mix of level running tracks together with challenging ascending and descending stretches going down a picturesque footpath through a sea of bluebells to the finish.

First Jogger home was Matthew Lancett in a time of 45:31 followed by Steve Roode (46:45), Ben Toon (47:17), Ian Dyson (49:01), Emily Priest (50:13), Ian Walwyn (50:18), Jason Protheroe (50:24), Julie Caseley (50:54), Mike Bolton (53:09), Alison Priest (53:12), Amanda Duncan (55:49), Rhian Protheroe (1:01:18) and Vivien Tolley (1:03:15).