ATHLETICS: 10th Stathern 10 attracts 100

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The 10th Stathern Festival 10km charity run was once again a success, with exactly 100 runners taking part in the annual event.

Winning the men’s event for the second time, Mark Powell completed the distance in 31min 39sec. Ladies’ winner was Kelly Thorneycroft in 39.23.

Paralympian Richard Collins (centre) and Stathern 10 men's and women's winners Mark and Kelly

Paralympian Richard Collins (centre) and Stathern 10 men's and women's winners Mark and Kelly

Recognition also went to first Stathern finisher Mark Trevarthen and veteran Keith Measures. Stathern resident Erica Tranfield completed her 10th Stathern 10.

The race was graced by the presence of Paralympic veteran of the Atlanta and Sydney Games, Richard Collins, who finished 15th in 40.51.

The event raised £900 for a defibrillator at Dove Cottage tea rooms.