Bournemouth Marathon Festival: Triple success for Bridport Runners Ben, Sam and Niamh

Sam Rose in the Bournemouth Marathon 2016In last weekend’s Bournemouth Marathon Festival, the three participating Bridport Runners performed strongly in all three races. Sam Rose, who was running on the free Club place, tackled the marathon in 3 hrs. 30 min 13 sec. and finished 210th out of more than 2,000 starters in the “big race”. Ben Renshaw competed in the half-marathon and reached the finish line after 1:18:14 – as 11th out of 3.333 participants and first in his age group of male under 35s! Niamh Vercoe, who started in the Supersonic 10k race the day before, finished in 59 min. 01 sec. and was very pleased to break the hour. Well done to all three of you! Please see all results here.