We all run for different reasons. Some enjoy the social side, some runners are looking to shift a few pounds, some find it helpful to clear a cluttered mind, some simply love running, others just need an excuse for a cheeky pint.
The race began in Chiddingly and took place in the local country lanes. A gentle hill greeted runners for almost 5k, before descending to the finish in East Hoathly.
In form Will Withecombe left home with aspirations of running a 5KB PB. However he soon realised this was crazy talk when driving the route pre race. Still a fantastic time of 17:31 was good enough for a 7th place finish overall. I mean a personal best on this course? No chance.
Ye of little faith. The Black & Green Army are made of sterner stuff. Of course there were PBs. Susan Rae continue her fine form. Spurred on by a new rival, sporting an Arena 80 AC vest, Susan crossed the line in a fantastic time of 22:16.
Fresh off her Barry Richards 10K on Thursday, Marie Crawford ran another great race, producing her quickest ever 5K time in 25:39. Well done to all those that took part. I hope your pint was worth it.
The Kings Head 5K Canter Results:
Will Withecombe 17:31, Martin Noakes 19:57, Kevin Blowers 20:52, Neil Jeffries 20:58, Susan Rae 22:16, James Graham 24:16, Marie Crawford 25:39, Ruth Spiller 26:18, David Bratby 29:21, Jacqueline Scott 29:23, Sarah Marzaioli 29:26, Irene Kitson 34:15, Catherine Southgate 36:49, Terry Kitson 42:03