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42nd Radley Good Friday Walk

25 March 2005

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And they’re off! The start of the 42nd Radley Good Friday Walk

 
The Radley Good Friday Charity Walk from the Bowyer Arms in Radley to Oxford and back, a distance of 12.5 miles, took place in its 42nd year on 25 March 2005 and attracted 32 entrants. The weather was fine and dry; some cloud at the start with the sun breaking through later. The temperature rose to a comfortable 16°C, ideal for both participants and spectators.

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Chris Dales approaching the finish line
to win the 42nd Good Friday Walk

The event was won by Chris Dales (above) in 2 hours 10 minutes 32 seconds, followed 39 seconds later by Mark WestPeter Wiblin, who won the event for the fifth successive time in 2004, came in third about 3 minutes behind the leader.

The women’s walk was won by Lorraine ChapmanViv Setchell and Sarah Lloyd who finished together.

The Triangle Walk had over a 100 entrants and was won by Rachell Wood.

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The start line shortly before the start of therace. A last-minute entrant arrives in style.
Under starter’s orders. Chris Gasson (left) prepares to give the ‘go’.
   
GFW05_IGP0921Chris Dales and Mark West (right) amble along in the lead at the start, closely followed by Peter Wiblin in full stride.
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  Mark West crosses the finish line in second place.
 

Slideshows

Click on one of the following links to download and view a pdf slideshow of part of the event

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