Darwen Gala Fell Race 15th August 7.5 k
This race starts in the centre of Darwen and climbs to the Jubilee Tower and back and with good weather attracted a large entry of 142 runners. The race was won by Ross Campbell of Highland Hill Runners in 30.30 well clear of second place. Jonathan Bruton of Horwich had a great run to finish third in 32.37 only twelve seconds behind second place. Graham Schofield was 19th and third O/50 in a time of 36.55. After a steady race Tony Hesketh came home in 30th and second O/60 in 40.30 with the first four O/60s being separated by just 36 seconds. The Horwich squad was completed by David Barnes in 51st place in 41.48 after his best run of the year.