It’s more than just a race for Amanda

Lisa Robinson and Amanda Worne

Lisa Robinson and Amanda Worne

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It may have only been a 5k race but to Amanda Worne it was the biggest race of her life.

This was her first race since she suffered a life-changing cycling accident last August.

The Run for the Roof 5k course in Hampshire’s Meon Valley was quite difficult with inclines, thick wet grass and even some water, but Worne battled through it all in her hand powered bike-chair to complete the race in 41 minutes and afterwards she said it was the best feeling ever to have finished the race.

Paul Coe was named Tone Zone 2016 male runner of the year on Friday evening and on Sunday he lined up for the 36-mile Ox Ultra Marathon.

Coe said: “It was a total mudbath making it difficult to walk on at times let alone run.” He completed the ultra marathon in 6hr 42min.

In the Trundle Hill 10k, Jess Thomson finished in 55min 46sec with Steven Goddard just over a minute behind.

Worne battled through it all in her hand powered bike-chair to complete the race in 41 minutes and afterwards she said it was the best feeling ever to have finished the race.

In Windsor, Mark Green ran the half marathon in 1.48.10.

Tone Zone’s Paul Coe and Laura Newell ran the Top Gun Half Marathon in just over two hours.

In Littlehampton, Coe joined Simon Bodsworth, Andy Mair and Joan Woolley to run the Arun River marathon. This picturesque race is run along the River Arun to Storrington and back.

Run for the Roof 5k - Helena Wilmers 29.29; Amanda Worne 41.00; Lisa Robinson 41.00. Royal Windsor Half Marathon - Mark Green 1.48.10. Trundle Hill 10k - Jessica Thomson 55.46; Stephen Goddard 57.06. Ox Ultra Marathon - Paul Coe 6.42.00.

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