Runners v Cyclists Friday Woods

Ben Ficken spent Boxing Day morning running the Witham Boxing Day 5 mile race, achieving his hoped for sub 30. Ficken crossed the finish line in 29 minutes 40 seconds, taking 34 seconds off his previous PB.

Boxing Day also saw the annual runners vs riders race through Friday Woods. Blue Vests taking part were Paul and Lex Carlisle, Lindsay Buttery, Mark Ross and Vicky Presland.


8 year old Harrison Leek ran the Colchester Castle Parkrun for the third time, attaining yet another personal best of 27 minutes and 27 seconds.

Graham Semple, Paul Carlisle and Rodger Alexander ran the scenic Jack and Wendy’s Apple Pie Trail run, 13.81 miles starting from Ardleigh and taking in Dedham and Manningtree.