Walford is first home in Bakers and Larners Holt 10k race

Runners jockey for early position as the Holt 10k race gets under way. Picture: NNBR

Runners jockey for early position as the Holt 10k race gets under way. Picture: NNBR - Credit: Archant

Sunday's Bakers and Larners Holt 10k, organised by North Norfolk Beach Runners, attracted a full complement of 450 entries.

Scott Walford on his way to victory in the Holt 10k at the weekend. Picture: NNBC

Scott Walford on his way to victory in the Holt 10k at the weekend. Picture: NNBC - Credit: Archant

The race, run in blustery and occasionally showery conditions, was won by Scott Walford of Bure Valley Harriers in 34.34, with Christopher Hollinshead of Cannock and Stafford second in 35.25.

Third was Beach Runner Neil Adams in 35.29 while Charlotte Neale was the first female Beach Runner home and second female overall in 40.36.

About 100 NNBR members were involved in organising the race and 22 members ran in it. John Gay was second in the M55-59 in 41.00 while Phil Hurr and Gary Linder were first and second in the M60-64 in 42.10 and 44.54 respectively. Sam Weller, soon to be a super seventy, was second in category in 45.03.

Club president Noel Spruce was fourth in the M70+ in 56.25 while Brenda Kinch was first home in the F65+ category in 1.02.35.