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Bruce beats the heat at Ras Y Gader

In his first attempt at the iconic Ras Y Gader on Saturday 18 May, Bruce Fanshawe continued his excellent form by finishing a superb 7th overall. This despite the hot conditions which made the event particularly challenging this year. Altogether, 15 Mercians took part. Individual experiences were mixed as injuries and the effects of the heat took their toll on some. Mercia FR results: Bruce Fanshawe (7th; 1:40:50); Mike Frost (38th; 1:53:24); Tim Kieniewicz (39th; 1:53:36); Oli Cox (57th; 1:59:15); Tom Treasure (82nd; 2:05:28); Mark Agnew (107th; 2:11:58); Sarah Cordingly (109th; 2:12:04); Jules Toone (132nd; 2:18:17); Rachel Bateman (181st; 2:32:13); Shaun Western (207th; 2:40:48); John Holland (225th; 2:44:58); Duncan Bowdler (269th; 3:04:12); Phil Clarke (271st; 3:04:52); Simon Neeves DNF; John Atyeo DNF. There were 286 finishers overall.

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