Hot stuff from Lizzie as she grabs third in the Chilly 10k

elizabethsmith-jpgLIZZIE Smith of Westbury Harriers finished third in the Castle Combe Chilly 10k road race yesterday.

In a closely fought race Lizzie (pictured above) finished just 30 seconds off second place with Nicola Wilkinson claiming victory. Emily Currie of Portishead Running Club was eighth.

There was a strong local presence from a field of 581 finished around the traffic-free motor racing circuit in north Wiltshire.

Top local man was Bristol & West AC’s Steve Williamson in ninth while Westbury Harriers’ Robin Phillips was 20th.

Castle Combe Chilly 10k road race – men: 1 Edward Knudsen (AVR) 33:38; 2 Lee Rankin (Team DB) 34:55; 3 Tom Jordan (unatt) 36:12. U20: 1 Louis Gillow (TB) 38:10.

Local: 9 Steve Williamson (B&W) 38:34; 20 Robin Phillips (WH) 39:57; 29 David Dadds (SRC) 40:23; 37 Steven Grant (B&W) 40:47; 39 Noel Halligan (GWR) 40:55; 40 Peter Royle (SRC) 41:02.

Women: 1 Nicola Wilkinson 39:14; 2 Rachel Bunting 39:20; 3 Elizabeth Smith (WH) 39:50. LOCAL: 8 Emily Currie (Portishead RC) 41:15. 581 finishers.