Grantham Athletic Club’s Hornby steams to eighth at Belvoir

Grantham Athletic Club's Jake Hornby.
Grantham Athletic Club's Jake Hornby.
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GRANTHAM Athletic Club’s rising star Jake Hornby competed in the Belvoir Castle 10km Fun Run on Sunday.

The last kilometre was probably the toughest on a hot day, with a very steep section just before the finishing straight.

Youngster Jake finished in an excellent eighth place with a time of 40:11, just seven minutes behind the winner.

Also amongst the field of almost 300 competitors were Grantham Running Club members Lucy Worthington, Grace Plant and Katherine Jaiteh.

Lucy completed the race in a splendid time of 55min 12sec, with Grace not far behind with 1:00:1. Katherine was pleased with her 1:01:51.

l Ropsley Road Runner Tony Johnson took part in the Kenilworth Half-marathon last Sunday.

Tony completed the 13.1-mile course in 1:29:31.