Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners delighted with return of Felsted 10k

Rich Hynes of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners

Rich Hynes of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners at the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR

Sheer delight was the over-riding emotion for Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners as they held their very own and very popular 10k race - the first they have promoted since before the pandemic started.

Over 300 runners turned up to run the Felsted 10k, held on the roads and in the beautiful countryside surrounding the village.

Simon Bond of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners

Simon Bond of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners at the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR

The even did have to be organised slightly different to normal to comply with restrictions that were still in place but no one seemed to mind them or the 30-degree heat, most being simply pleased to be back running an actual event in their area.

Ben Rayner of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners

Ben Rayner of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners at the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR

The feedback on the day said how well organised it was and how much support they got from all the marshals and everyone at GFDR. 

Arron Clark of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners

Arron Clark of Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners at the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR

The club had four of their own out on course. New member Simon Bond ran 35 minutes 10 seconds with Richard Hynes (38.10), Arron Clark (38.41) and Ben Rayner (49.13) following in behind. 

Scott Cousins of Springfield Striders

Scott Cousins of Springfield Striders was the overall winner of the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR

The overall winner was Scott Cousins from Springfield Striders in 31.57 while the first lady was also from Springfield, Nikki Woodyard clocking 40.24.

Nikki Woodyard of Springfield Striders

Nikki Woodyard of Springfield Striders was the female winner of the 2021 Felsted 10k. - Credit: GFDR


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