Runners are out in force

Runners from the ages of 6 to 77 took part in the first of two fell races over the Chevin Hill in Milford on Thursday, August 4.

After the first climb, Ashbourne’s Adam Rollitt and Ian Hunter of Kimberley were in the lead but after the second climb, Ashbourne-based Bristol University student Peter Northall took the lead and went on to win in 29.52 finishing 24 seconds ahead of Hunter with Rollitt a further half minute in arrears.

The run of the night came from Ripley’s Lucy Holmes who, in knocking over two minutes from the personal best, finished in fifth overall.