New Year, same great performances.

Couriers NYDA team of Couriers took on the annual New Years Day Wye Valley 10k, hosted by our neighbours New Valley Runners. The conditions we’re great for racing, it was a great opportunity to burn off those Christmas calories or blow away those new years’ hangovers.

We had 18 reds taking on the undulating course which started on Great Western Way before looping around the hilly roads of Breinton, The Couriers performed well picking up prizes and PB’s on a tough course. Barry Reynolds had another great run to finish in 2nd place in a time of 34:27, Naomi Prosser finished strong in 30th place in a time of 43:03 to pick up the 3rd lady prize, Steve Herington had a good run finishing in 65th place overall and 1st +Vet 70 Male in a time of  46:46. Barry was joined by Bobby Prichard (6th) and Liam Tosh (10th) to receive the men’s team prize.

Full Team Results 

  • 2nd – Barry Reynolds 34:27
  • 6th – Bobby Prichard 36:51
  • 10th – Liam Tosh 37:54
  • 19th – Chris Cleary 39:40
  • 20th – Ben Skinner 39:41
  • 30th – Naomi Prosser 43:03
  • 33rd – Ryan Knight 43:17
  • 34th – Kev Rowe 43:19
  • 41st – Ryan Lawrence 44:13
  • 48th – Dave Williams 44:57
  • 65th – Steve Herington 46:46
  • 73rd – Hannah Watkins 47:17
  • 78th – Kelly Marshall 47:37
  • 100th – Alan Rowlands 50:10
  • 109th – Izzie Seal 51:34
  • 118th – Kev Barnes 52:57
  • 146th – Neil Lewis 56:24
  • 181st – Sarah Bowring 1:08:15

A big thankyou to Wye Valley Runner for another well organised local race, see the full results here: New Years Day 10k Full Results

A great little warm-up for Sunday, trail shoes at the ready – next up Queenswood XC!