New record set as more than 800 runners take part in Adnams 10k race in Southwold

The men's race leaders at the Adnams Southwold 10K. Left to right: Rob Chenery, Ipswich Jaffa; Andre

The men's race leaders at the Adnams Southwold 10K. Left to right: Rob Chenery, Ipswich Jaffa; Andrew Rooke of Framlingham Flyers; and Dominic Oliver City of Norwich AC. Picture: PAGEPIX

A new race record was set at 10k race in Southwold this year.

The start of the Adnams 10K race. Picture: PAGEPIX

The start of the Adnams 10K race. Picture: PAGEPIX

More than 800 runners took part in the Adnams 10k which raises money for charity.

This year’s overall winner was Andrew Rooke, from the Framlingham Flyers, who set a new course record of 32:05.

Dominic Oliver, from the City of Norwich Athletics Club, who has won the race for the last three years, had to settle for second place with Ipswich Jaffa Running Club’s Robert Chenery coming third.

Colleen Nicole Mukuya, from Gydac & Dunerunner, was the top woman with Cat Cummings, from Wymondham Athletics Club, and Rosie Horsfield, from Woodbridge Shufflers Running Club, coming second and third.

Framlingham Flyers' Andrew Rooke on his way to a new event record and well ahead of the rest of the

Framlingham Flyers' Andrew Rooke on his way to a new event record and well ahead of the rest of the field. Picture: PAGEPIX


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A beer station was also on hand at the event as well as the traditional water station for runners on their third lap.

Adnams head of corporate affairs, Emma Hibbert, said: “It was a beautiful day.

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“A big thank you to all the volunteers without whom the race would not take place.”

Ladies race winner Colleen Nicole on the first lap of the Adnams 10K at Southwold. Picture: PAGEPIX

Ladies race winner Colleen Nicole on the first lap of the Adnams 10K at Southwold. Picture: PAGEPIX

Dominic Oliver comes up the finish straight. Picture: PAGEPIX

Dominic Oliver comes up the finish straight. Picture: PAGEPIX

Not far from home ... in the finishing straight at the Adnams 10K at Southwold. Picture: PAGEPIX

Not far from home ... in the finishing straight at the Adnams 10K at Southwold. Picture: PAGEPIX

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