Haslemere Border Athletics Club (HBAC) members have been active in a number of races.

Tom Owen took on the Ultra X spring trail series 25km race. The trail starts at Woolmer Hill sports ground and winds its way out towards Lynchmere before heading to Kingsley Green, Marley Heights and Fernhurst, before starting the long climb back to Woolmer Hill. Owen finished in 2:15.45 and was ninth overall.

Tom Owen enjoying the trails at the spring Ultra X race series
(Haslemere Border AC)

Four HBAC ladies took on the Angmering blue bell 10km race. First home was Sophie Stevenson in 58.58, followed by Tina Laing in 1:04.50, Annalisa Alexander in 1:09.11 and Caroline Sandys-Lumsdaine in 1:32.14.

Lawrie Baker took on the Three Forts Challenge, which is a 27.2-mile trail race that starts in Worthing. Baker put his best foot forward to finish in an excellent time of 4:31.45.

Christina Jenkins receives her second place award at the Cocking 10km
(Haslemere Border AC)

A number of HBAC runners took on the Cocking 10km trail race, which included some steep climbs along the South Downs Way. First home for the club was Christina Jenkins, who finished in a time of 49.33 and was the second lady overall. Sarah Owen finished in 52.58, Richard Shand in 59.11, Fred Thompson in 1:03.18, Rachel Sully in 1:06.55 and Patrick Ferguson in 1:33.29.

Sarah Owen at the challenging Cocking 10km
(Haslemere Border AC)

Four athletes raced in the Big Way Round in Winchester amid heavy rain showers. But that did not stop their determination and Tom Owen, running the 19-mile route, ran an excellent race to finish second in 2:27.32. In the 50km Philomel Bennett put in a tremendous effort to take second lady after finishing in a personal best time of 4:57.04. Patrick Ferguson finished in 5:55.20 and Steph Moss ran a superb race to finish in a personal best 5:59.53.

Tom Owen, Philomel Bennett and Steph Moss ready to take on the Big Way Round race at Winchester
(Haslemere Border AC)

By Ann Varnes