Chair’s Trail Race

Posted on: Tuesday 30th April 2024

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The Lostock AC annual Trail race took place on Wednesday 24 April 2024. This is a fun race for Lostock members only.


The race covers 5 miles, starting at Dicconson Lane, Westhoughton. The race heads along Dodd Lane into Borsdane Wood. Participants complete a loop and then head back in the same direction.


James was the first Lostocker to cross the finish line in an impressive 43:04, followed by Dave Wilkes 43:06, Evan 43:14 and David P in 43:49.

Hazel was the first female home in an epic 46:12. The next female to finish was Nikki in 47:29 and third was Josie in 47:39.


Other results include Chris 46:20, Andy 46:38, Gaz  47:56, Brian  49:46, Rachel H 50:05, Heather  51:02, Tony  51:19, Sally 51:54, Mike 52:27, Martin 52:28, Jon Tuson 54:17, Katie  54:18, Amanda 54:43, David Wilcock 55:07, Sheila 55:56, Greg 56:53, Lynda 57:21, Karen 58:17, Mark 66:45.

There was some confusion on the course with members taking a wrong turn. However, Jo and Rachel S certainly put the ‘Lost’ in Lostock finding themselves in a housing estate and relying on Google Maps to get them back on course finishing in 75:23.




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