FIONA Bunn starred on duty for England at the British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships and Home Country International.

The under 20 from Abingdon was second in her category, completing the 5.8km course in Peebles, Scotland, in 29mins 47secs – 23 seconds behind winner Scarlet Dale.

Jason Cooke was the top local finisher at the Cotswold Classic in Witney.

The White Horse Harrier was seventh in the ten-mile race, crossing the finish line in 1hour 1min 21secs.

Thomas Coney was the quickest of the Abingdon contingent, setting a personal best by finishing 17th in 1.02.49.

Lucy Shelton claimed a county silver medal in the senior women’s category and was third in her age group overall.

David Smyth, Andrew Muir, Sophie Tumelaire and Julia Pennington all recorded personal best times over the distance.

Clubmate Julian Moore completed the gruelling Chiltern Wonderland 50-mile race.

He was the second V50 runner and 25th overall.

Lucy Hamilton set another personal best with 1.53.44 in the Bristol Half Marathon, while further afield, Steve Holder was 3rd V50 at the Bovec Marathon in Slovenia.


(senior men unless stated)

British & Irish Junior Mountain

Running Championships and Home Country International

Abingdon: 2 F Bunn (U20W) 29.47.

Cotswold Classic 10 mile

Abingdon: 17 T Coney (V40) 1.02.49pb, 22 G Wood 1.03.13, 23 J Clayton 1.03.26, 55 D Smyth 1.08.31pb, 69 T Clarke (V40) 1.10.22, 75 A Muir (V40) 1.10.53pb, 85 B Watson (V40) 1.12.08, 103 L Shelton (2nd county SW, 3rd SW) 1.14.59, 161 S Tumelaire (LV45) 1.21.19pb, 178 O Meadows (LV45) 1.23.03, 183 J Newton (V40) 1.23.38, 194 S Cozens (LV45) 1.25.00, 204 J Pennington (LV45) 1.26.42pb, 224 T Francis (V50) 1.28.51, 248 B Hedges 1.32.58, 255 E Woosey-Griffin (LV45) 1.33.21, 262 S Stroud (LV35) 1.33.52, 273 D Andrew (LV45) 1.37.18, 295 E Moore (LV45) 1.43.20, 312 J Styles (V50) 1.53.29, 313 M Hamilton (LV45) 1.53.29.

White Horse Harriers: 7 J Cooke (V40) 1.01.21, 24 M Lane V40 1.03.49, 26 I Lambourn (V50) 1.04.06, 29 P Jegou (V40) 1.04.35, 68 A Harvey (V40) 1.10.22, 82 D Worsley (V40) 1.11.44, 96 R Bennett (LV45) 1.13.34, 242 R Colliass (V45) 1.32.11.

Chiltern Wonderland 50 miles

Abingdon: 25 J Moore (2nd V50) 9.14.29

Bristol Half Marathon

Abingdon: 581 N Hamilton (V50) 1.33.11, 2942 L Hamilton (LV55) 1.53.44pb, 4442 P Garrett 2.03.58.

Bovec Marathon, Ljubljana,


Abingdon: 19 S Holder (3rd V50) 3.22.36.