David Gill from Warrington AC travelled down to Kent on Saturday 23rd June to compete in the British Masters longest trail race on the calendar the following day. Having won the BMAF 10-mile road champs in Rhyl early in the year, all his training was in preparation for this his latest challenge. Following on from last years Gold and silver the year before David was in high spirits for more success.
Classified as one of the toughest races in the U.K and is 30k long, mainly run over hilly Terrain covering farmland, fields & woodland. The weather was extremely hot which made conditions even harder. The race itself was well marshalled and extremely well organised.
Despite the heat David managed to run 9 minutes faster than the previous year to win both the British Masters M60 Title & the Open Race M60 title in a time of 2.23.07.