Press Report: Elliot and Carol – King and Queen of the Walls

ELLIOT COX and Carol Parsons celebrated success at the Essar Chester Round The Walls Race.

Cox, representing Buckley Runners, clocked 24 minutes 50 seconds to win the men’s title after completing the 4.5 miles multi-terrain course which started and finished at Chester Racecourse on Boxing Day.

And Parsons, representing Ellesmere Port Running Club, posted 27:39 to win the ladies title.

The popular festive event saw 472 runners complete the race hosted and organised by West Cheshire Athletic Club.

Cox was followed home in the men’s race by runner-up Leon Foster (Leeds City AC) who posted 25:08, and third-placed Jez Brown (Buckley Runners) 25:14.

And Parsons was followed home in the women’s race by runner-up Sarah Hunter (Ackworth Road Runners) in 29:11, and Helen Murray (Knutsford Tri Club) in third spot with 30:40.

Other prize-winners included West Cheshire AC’s Lily Moorhouse (first under 20 lady), Rory Willson (first under 20 man), and Joe Foy (first over 55 man), Wrecsam Tri’s Helen Davies (first over-50 lady), Chester Tri’s Traci Shipley (first over-50 lady) and Michael Waring (first over-50 man), Buckley Runners’ Simon Roberts (first over-45 man), and Wrexham AC’s Iorwerth Jones (first over-70 man).

Posted by Dave Alexander
27th December 2018

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