Jim first again, Olivia second, Katie third.

Paul Jephcott competed in the Suffering Obstacle SpringRace at Rockingham Castle. Paul finished the gruelling course in 4:28:15.

Paul said: "This was very very muddy." "14 miles , 40 obstacles,
lots and lots of mud. Exhausted and filthy‬, but smiling".

James Steventon meanwhile, competed over 2 courses, back to back, finishing
in 9:48:36.
James completed the Pain and Suffering course in 4:40:43
followed by the Suffering course in 5:07:53.


Jim Fell competed in the Clumber Park Duathlon.

"Jim was first in
his age group at a very cold and windy Clumber Park Duathlon. He
received a trophy, a voucher for £20 AND a crate of non-alcoholic beer
that he had to carry half a mile to the car park!

Claire Steels (not PACTRAC), was the first lady home again. Claire said: "Another weekend
and another race! 1st lady home and age group winner in the standard
distance at Clumber Park! A great event."

Jim once again beat his
main rival (who was beating Jim last year), by over 5-minutes. Jim's
biking has improved, and with his superior running, he is now able to
compete at a National level in his Age Group.

Distances were: run 6.25 miles, bike 25 miles, run 3 miles.

49. ADAM MADGE 9 37:24 68:41 19:32 = 2:05:37 AG 9.
298. JIM FELL 1 49:34 82:32 26:30 = 2:38:36 AG 1st.

53. CLAIRE STEELS 1 38:40 67:55 19:25 = 2:06:00 AG 1st.

In the Sprint Duathlon, Paul Vernon "Came 4th overall, 1st in AG. Was a bit of a pain, as I started in a different wave from the first group, so always chasing. Better get used to it now I'm in the old man cat."

Paul was just 1:16 behind the winner and 27 seconds from a Podium spot.

4. Paul Vernon 16:18 32:00 8:37 = 56:55 AG 1st.


2 athletes competed in the Stathern Duathlon in the Vale of Belvoir.

Distances were: Run 3-miles, Bike 11.25 miles, Run 3-miles.

11. Jonathan Crowley 21:21 35:50 22:46 = 79:57

52. Chris Troop 26:06 37:06 27:11 = 90:23


PACTRAC Juniors:

A large number of members have been racing in
numerous X-Country events, the most notable one being Flo Brill, who
finished 15th at the National County Champs in Birmingham in the U-13
Girls race. She has also got an invite to run in the London Mini
Marathon prior to the senior event in April .

Olivia Corner as part of a team from Kimbolton U-11 Girls got a silver medal in the National
Schools Championships.

Katie Tasker came 3rd in the Bedford Duathlon. this was Katie's first time out in this category and she was beaten by 2 good athletes. She managed to average over 20mph on the