Some very brave runners managed the hills around Broadway to complete a tough marathon in very wet and windy conditions. 

Members of Evesham Vale Running Club enjoyed an action packed Sunday despite poor weather conditions. 

11 members in total took part in the Broadway Marathon and Half Marathon organised by local trail running event company ‘Cotswold Running’. The undulating course takes runners through many scenic local villages including Snowshill, Stanton and Stanway with a winning marathon time of 03:34:58 by Martin O’Connor from Stroud & District AC and half marathon winning time of 01:41:52 from Richard Sykes of Spa Striders. 

EVRC members achieved: Marathon times of- 04:02:56 Steve Batsford, 04:57:58 Justin Oughton, 05:16:36 Carol Cherry and Roy Betts, 05:40:58 Sue Wright, 05:59:13 Niki Speake and Shawn Townsend. Half Marathon times of -02:27:40 David Hughes, 02:30:43 Debbie Humphries, 02:30:57 Neville Humphries. 02:41:08 Emma Mccance

Thanks also to the brave helpers including: Kurt, Denise, Alix, Karen, Emma Betts (let us know if we missed anyone)