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Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Rebecca's sweet trail race victory

FLYING doctor Rebecca Robinson enjoyed the sweet taste of success in the Sticky Chocolate Trail Run, held in Cartmel.

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FESTIVE FUN: Rebecca Robinson wins the 2012 Sticky Chocolate Trail Run, and below, left, runners get into the seasonal spirit Lakeland Trails

The 30-year-old from Bowness-on-Windermere beat all the men and women to win the 5km race in a time of 23 minutes and 20 seconds.

More than 500 competitors took to the festive trails around the Holker Estate, and were treated to mince pies and mulled wine at the feed stations around the course.

The going underfoot was soft for runners, with many embracing the festive spirit by wearing fancy dress as the 2012 Lakeland Trails series came to a close.

All finishers were rewarded with a locally produced sticky chocolate pudding.

Adam Lloyd, of Bromsgrove and Redditch AC, was the first man to finish the 5km course in 23.34, while the 10km event was won by Damian Nicholls, of Wilmslow Running Club, in 37.47.

Helm Hill athlete Melanie Hyder, who like Robinson has represented Great Britain at mountain running, was the first woman over 10km in 45.05, ahead of Glaxo Hoad Hill’s Rennell Brennan in 52.06.

Winners of the best fancy dress costume were Rachel and Simon Price, who ran around the 10km course dressed as Christmas crackers, beating all the elves, pixies, Santas and reindeers.

Discounted early bird entry is now available for the 2013 Lakeland Trails. More details can be found at www.lakelandtrails.org

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