Blackheath & Bromley HACís Johnson Bowl, West Wickham 5th Jun 13
Three days earlier Blackheath & Bromley HACís only Road Walking promotion was held for the Johnson Bowl which is well over 100 years old. The race was well supported by both regular Walkers from Blackheath, all members of SWC, and less experienced walkers including their current President Bob Cliff and Immediate Past-President Steve Hollingdale. In addition a couple of other SWC and several visitors turned out on a pleasant evening for racing. The Bowl was retained by Shaun Lightman but not before a spirited defence from former multiple winner Roger Michell who was forced to let Shaun go on the 3rd of the 4 laps. SWCís David Crane was clear race winner with a good time on this hilly course taking almost two minutes out of Barnetís Steve Allen Ė almost exactly the same gap as in the subsequent 20km but in the reverse order. It was the visitors who had the best races in improving their times but Sandra Campbell, a new SWC member, also improved. Behind Roger, Mick Harran and Peter Hannell were close over the first half until Mick got away but was almost caught again in the last 100 metres.

1. D.Crane (Sy WC M35) 33 min 53 sec; 2. S.Allen (Barn M55) 35 min 45 sec; 3. S.Lightman (1st B&B/Sy WC M70) 37 min 25 sec; 4. M.Martin (Ton M50) 37 min 30 sec; 5. R.Michell (2nd B&B/Sy WC M65) 38 min 11 sec; 6. M.Harran (Sy WC M75) 39 min 45 sec; 7. P.Hannell (3rd B&B/Sy WC M70) 39 min 50 sec; 8. D.Maskell (Vets M65) 39 min 53 sec; 9. R.Brown (B&B M60) 40 min 10 sec; 10. C.Flint (Sy WC M65) 40 min 43 sec; 11. A.Martin (Ton W45) 42 min 28 sec; 12. D.Delaney (Sy WC M70) 42 min 37 sec; 13. R.Cliff (B&B M60) 43 min 40 sec; 14. S.Hollingdale (B&B/M&M M60) 43 min 45 sec; 15. D.Hoben (Sy WC M60) 44 min 53 sec; 16. A.Harran (Sy WC M50) 45 min 47 sec; 17. S.Campbell (Sy WC W40) 46 min 15 sec.

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