Back to buzz-ness at Normanby 10K
Second win in two weeks for Robert Weekes.
It was a hive of activity on Sunday (27 June) in North Lincolnshire as around 650 runners took part in this year’s Normanby Hall 10K. A buzzing atmosphere and mouth-watering cakes were part of a sweet day’s racing at this event in support of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
Always a popular race due to the course and theme, the 2021 Normanby Hall 10K is one of several events from Curly’s Athletes who have been praised for their attention to detail whilst keeping everyone safe. Their ‘Covid prevention plans’ as they term them have been a success, helping to attract runners to their races like, well, bees to honey!
The 2020 Normanby Hall 10K was one of a few races to go ahead with overwhelmingly positive feedback from the participants. The safety measures worked well for participants in this year’s race as the staggered rolling start and flow system at the finish kept things running smoothly.
Robert Weekes, wearing bib number 1, flew across the finish line to win the Normanby Hall 10K in 33:03 – making it two wins in two races in two weeks. David Robinson of Scunthorpe & District AC was second in 33:15 and Daniel James of Cleethorpes AC third in 33:41.
Charlie Hanson of Lincoln Wellington AC was the winning female in 36:38 followed by Georgina Weston of Rotherham Harriers & AC in 38:45. Venika Moverley took third in 39:09.
The last person crossed the line in 1:43:18. The full set of results is available via the RunABC Midlands Race Listings page.
Finishers received a medal, cake and a packet of bee-friendly wildflower seeds.
For anyone wanting a buzz from a short, sharp race, try the Supermile on Friday 13 August. Visit Curly’s Athletes website for more details.
Image courtesy of Curly’s Athletes.