Lynn leads from start to finish for race win

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Blyth Running Club recently held the fifth race of seven in their popular Winter Series event.

More than 60 members took part in the race, a 2.5-mile course on the Riverside Trading Estate.

Lynn Munro was the first runner off and was never passed as she won by more than 25 seconds from a fast finishing Graeme Stewart, with David Potts a further five seconds back in third place.

All three recorded their fastest times in the Series so far. Another runner recording his fastest time so far was Bradley Clough who set the fastest time on the night, while Leanne Herron was the fastest lady.

The next race is on Wednesday, March 26.

On Sunday, April 6, Blyth Running Club will be holding the ‘Spirit Of The Staithes’ 10 kilometre run.

The race will start at Blyth Quayside at 10am. All finishers will receive a T-shirt.

Entry forms are available at Blyth Sports Centre and other sports centres in the region or online at