1st - Joe Wilkinson
2nd - Matthew Bowser
3rd - Shane Robinson
1st - Claire Martin
2nd - Sarah Lowery
3rd - Abbie Donnelly
Singleton Birch took the honours in the open category in the Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10K team challenge.
With the times of the first four team members home counting, Singleton Birch triumphed in the event’s open category with an average time of 42:47.
A team from LACE Housing Association are celebrating after successfully retaining their crown in the mixed category – in which the times of the first two men and first two women across the finish line counted – in an average time of 53:15.
A great way for friends and colleagues to get together to tackle the event, the team challenge brought an added dimension to the third Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10K on April 2nd which attracted over 6,000 runners to Lincoln.
The challenge was chip-timed and, along with prizes for the winners, there were goody bags, medals and finishers’ t-shirts for all those taking part.
Team challenges are a super way to foster team spirit and raise money for good causes. If you are inspired to get together with friends and take on a charity run, check out the team challenges which are a feature of this year’s Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon and Asda Foundation Nottingham, Hull, Burnley, Leeds and York 10Ks.
For Mixed Teams results, click here.
For Open Team results, click here.
To view the official photographs from the Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10K, click here.
Nigel Johnson and his sixteen-year-old daughter Amy from Sleaford, took part in their first ever 10k run to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Nigel’s mum, Julie, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1994 and died six years later. The family will never forget the charity’s help
Nigel said: “It was mum’s Macmillan Nurse, Judy, who was able to help us make sense of everything. Judy was a friend when we needed it most.”
Remarkable fundraising pensioner Gladys Tingle celebrated her 84th birthday by tackling the Lincoln 10K in 2015. She power walked her way around the course to raise money for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance. Gladys, of Horncastle, who was joined at the event by her grandson, Jason, said: “I like to keep fit and I walk five miles each day.”
Since turning 70-years-old, Gladys’s fundraising efforts in aid of the air ambulance service have included completing two marathons and more than 10 half marathons, raising a total of over £12,000.