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43rd Radley Good Friday Walk

14 April 2006

The start of the walk
The 21 starters for the 43rd Radley Good Friday Walk were greeted by fine drizzle but the rain stopped as the Clerk of the Green Cloth, Carol Cavanagh, gave the signal to begin and the weather improved throughout the day.Chris Dales won for the second year running in a time of 2 hours 13 minutes and 16 seconds. Chris (the tallest man in the photo above) was also 1st Local Man.

Peter Wilbin, a former winner on several occasions, was 2nd Man and 1st Over 35 home in 2 hours 16 minutes and 15 seconds.

The 1st Lady was Tara Scott (aged 13) in 2 hours 32 minutes and 19 seconds, followed by Debbie Couling in 2 hours 34 minutes and 39 seconds.

The 1st Local Over 35 Man was Mel Turner (only some six minutes behind the winner) and the 1st Local Over 35 Lady was Anne Harvey-Lynch.

Kier Harrower aged 9 completed the course in 3 hours 3 minutes and 45 seconds (ahead of many adults) to take the Youth and Special Prize Award. Kier is the youngest ever to complete the full course of 12 miles.

Father Christmas is Eddie Cavanagh!

4th Radley Triangle

A total of 60 people of all ages took part. Shannon Russell won in a record time of 19 minutes 47 seconds, closely followed by Danille Warren and George Warren. Easter eggs and other goodies were given to all finishers by the sponsors – Radley Youth Club.

The profits from the day of £120 were handed to the Village Fete Committee.

Raffle prizes were donated by Peter Wiblin, Charlie McCarthy, Paddy Docker-Drysdale, Mary & Eric Blanks, Bob Johnson, Eddie & Carol Cavanagh, and Michael Winig UK Ltd.

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