ATHLETICS: Wendy Nicholls triumphs at Swindon Park Run

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First published in Sport

WENDY NICHOLLS provided Cirencester AC with their only race victory of the weekend when coming home first lady in the Swindon Park Run, and an excellent fourth overall in 18.32.

She was followed by Park Run regulars David Moss in 116th place and Barbara Thomas, nine places behind, out of 366 finishers.

Terry Ranger was the club's only competitor in the Bowood Sprint Triathlon finishing in 1hr 29min 48sec for a creditable 74th place out of 227 finishers in the 750m swim, 21km bike and 5km run event.

It was a quiet weekend for Cirencester runners with three 5km races having club representatives.

Martin Evans and Chris Riches went to Bristol for the final round of the Pomphrey Sports series and were happy to finish close

together in 108th and 114th place respectively out of 172 finishers.

In the second round of the 'Back In A Flash' 5km series in Swindon's Coate Water Park the three Cirencester runners all improved on their first round times.

Simon Campbell was again first home for the club in fourth place in 17.21, followed by Adam Powell (15th in 20.06) and Barbara Thomas (91st in 26.38) out of the 144 finishers.

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