MALVERN Buzzards tackled cold weather and tough hills at the Beacons Ultra and Trail Marathon.

In the trail run Steve Beldon finished eighth overall in three hours 52 minutes 49 seconds.

Matthew Rabone, Samuel Burnage and Sim Foreman crossed the finish line together as Team Buzzards A in 4.37.00 for a total time of 13.50.38.

They won the Teams Trophy.

Kate Dolphin arrived in 5.30.28 and Lily Price 6.11.0 while Paul Dolphin did the ultra run over 46 miles in 9.20.59.

Julie Caseley was first woman 60 and over at the Castle Howard parkrun over five kilometres in 27.00.

Paul Childs was second overall and Paola Sestito second woman and first 40 and over at the Worcester Woods parkrun, clocking 18.06 and 21.29 respectively.

The Mandy Whittington Newent 9k organised by Newent Running Club saw Andrew Houghton clock 42.54, Caseley 51.13 for second woman 60 and over, Steve Ollis 56.00 and Andrew Rickard 58.38.


Endurance Life Gower Ultra Marathon (34 miles): Matt Lambeth 7.14.

Herefordshire Cross Country Winter League Series, Croft Castle (7.5 miles): Christian Dowle 55.14 14th overall and 2nd man 50 and over, Sim Foreman 59.07, Sam Burnage 1.02.50, Paul White 1.07.22, Richard Lambert 1.17.50, Mike Anstey 1.25.30; (4.5 miles): Paola Sestito 40.36 2nd woman 40 and over, Nicola Turrell 52.41, Emma Foreman 58.35, Lynda Broadway 59.08.

Black Mountain trail race (9 miles): Sarah Armstrong 1.14.13 4th woman and 1st 50 and over, Sophie Barnes 1.53.39, Lel Robson 1.59.54.