Archive for June, 2009

Here are the trophy winners and placed runners:

Local Mothers Race

Paula Lynam Trophy

  • 1st Sue Purvis
  • 2nd Janice Wigley
  • 3rd Sandra Chadfield

Junior Hill Race

The Hauliers Trophy for the outright winner

  • 1st Harry Stafford
  • 2nd Rannoch Linnell
  • 3rd William Beesley

The Dorothy Foden Memorial Trophy for the first Girl (outright)

  • 1st Amy Stone
  • 2nd K Round
  • 3rd Isabel Purvis

The Russell Shield for the first Local Boy

  • 1st Harry Stafford
  • 2nd Rannoch Linnell
  • 3rd William Beesley

The Foden Shield for the first Local Girl

  • 1st Isabel Purvis
  • 2nd Shannon Jewitt
  • 3rd L Dale

Senior Hill Race

The Harley Lowndes Cup for the outright winner

  • 1st Paul Mannion
  • 2nd S Margiotta
  • 3rd G Tighe

The John Lees Memorial Shield for the first Lady

  • 1st C Howard
  • 2nd C Coonan
  • 3rd L Holmes

The Russell Trophy for the first outright Veteran

  • 1st D Motley

The Wainwright Cup for the first runner to the top of the Hill

  • 1st Paul Mannion

The Slater Shield for the first local runner

  • 1st Robert Drummond
  • 2nd Clive Russell
  • 3rd Nick Bird

The Tilcon Cup for the first local Lady

  • 1st Eleanor Purvis
  • 2nd Sue Purvis
  • 3rd Helen Pitts

The Chambers Trophy for the first local Veteran

  • 1st Clive Russell

Taymac Trophy for Oldest Local to finish

  • 1st Clive Russell

Click here for this year’s time sheets.

Click on ‘continue reading’ for photos of some of the prize-winners.


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Hill Race 2009

Thank you to Graham, our roving reporter for this evening:

Our Roving Reporter

Our Roving Reporter

No Haile Gebrselassie ( -spell that without Google!), no Ron Hill, no Roberto Buntingo, no Paula R (she told us the lack of course toilets prevented an appearance this year) – no matter – 80 of the region’s best runners (and me) lined up for the annual Parwich Hill Race this evening.

The weather was warm and sticky but much more pleasant than last years deluge.

Even if I wasn’t a keen runner (enthusiasm here being a definite talent substitute), the Hill Race night would be one of my favourites of Wakes week. With the fair in full swing, and crowds congregating on the streets around the pub and the green, it tends to maintain a good natured carnival atmosphere which is starting to be lost on the evening of Wakes Saturday, (which I find is becoming sadly marred by the intimidating groups of marauding binge drinking youth’s largely from outside the village smashing glass, throwing firework’s and racing cars).  (more…)

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Those entering the Parwich Hill Race this evening may be interested in adding another date to your diary.

The Parwich Panoramic five poster

click on poster to enlarge

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Wednesday 1st July: Parwich Strongest Man

8-00pm Strongest Man Competition at the Sycamore Inn

Click here to see the event poster.
Click here to see the full Wakes Week programme.

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Hanging Basket Competition

Hanging basket competition 2009
click on poster to enlarge

Click here to download an entry form as a pdf.

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Thank you to Colin B for these photos (click here for Nia’s write-up):

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Children's Sports during Wakes 2009

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Storm cloulds over the sports field


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