Pat Cook wins the Masters Mantell Challenge
Pat Cook is the first winner of the inaugural Masters Mantell Challenge a new event put on for Lewes AC members. Run over 5.4 miles of the Sussex Downs each runner has a staggered start time with the slower runners starting before the faster runners. The aim of the event is to give every runner an equal opportunity to win the Masters Mantell Trophy.
Over 40 club members took part with start times spread over 40 minutes from the first runner to the last. There were some very close finishes but Pat Cook having started first hung onto her lead and came in the winner.
The fastest time over the course was Josh Burgess in 34mins 05 seconds but even Josh, as the winner of the National and European Prison Service Cross Country Championships, couldn’t catch Pat.