On Wednesday 19th July the combined Durham City 5Km and 10km provided the setting for some exciting road racing through the cobbled streets over a challenging and hilly course. The race finished in Palace Green outside Durham Cathedral.
In the very competitive 5km race Elswicks Robyn Bennett won the womens race in 18:54. In the mens 5km race Lee Bennett finished in 7th place and was 1st vet in 17:11. Following on behind was Rowan Bennett in 10th position in 18:05. In the 10km race Elswick had 5 runners who enjoyed 2 laps of the course. Michael Clegg was 596th in 55:56, Jennifer Barnes was 597th also in 55:56, David Hodgson was 620th in 56:44, Colette Byrne was 918th in 1:00:31 and Elaine Henderson was 920th in 1:00:32. Below, is Robyn in full flight, crossing the winning tape. Congratulations Robyn, superb effort – superb win! For all the results go to: http://www.durhamcityrun.com/event-info/results/