Leamington C&AC were out in force at the annual Two Castles Race on 9th June, taking home a number of prizes. The race, hosted by the Kenilworth Rotary Club and Leamington C&AC, has runners competing in a 10k course starting in the grounds of Warwick Castle and finishing in Kenilworth Castle. Despite the club hosting the event and providing officials and marshals, it still entered a total of 36 athletes to compete in the day.

Callum Hanlon brought himself, and the club, home to victory crossing the line in an impressive 32:55 with Kelly Edwards taking the ladies title finishing 34th overall in a time of 37:19.  Baljeev Kandola, gave it everything he had to finish 8th in a time of 34:50 and taking the title of first junior male of the day. Kandola was shortly followed by team mate Dominic Priest, just 3 seconds later, who finished 9th taking second junior male.

Rosie Cale, who took time out from revising for her GCSE’s, finished first junior female in 47:33.

In addition to all the individual achievements, Leamington C&AC won the ladies’ team prize, supporting Edwards was Natalie Bhangal running a personal best time of 39:00, finishing third lady overall and Hannah Thorne coming in only 10 seconds later to finish 5th lady. The men finished second on the day with Richard Hood (36:28) joining Hanlon, Kandola and Priest to make the scoring 4. 

Hannah Thorne, Kelly Edwards and Natalie Bhangal


Other runners: Iain McLaughlin (36:44); Vassilis Andreoulakis (37:00); Tom Foulerton (37:16); Dean Mawby (37:42); Jason Hill (38:00); Josh Hough (39:11); Megan McDonald (39:27); Andrew Cooknell (41:12); Jade Holt (42:43); Simon Perkin (42:31); Andy Higgins (42:51); Christopher Hitchman (44:01); Steven Roberts (44:45); Caroline Coward (45:13); Shamira Naidu-Young (47:02); Wes Stanton (36:14); Leonie Holt (47:17); Courtney Depala (47:49); Alex Montgomery (47:57); Peter Stockbridge (48:22); Mark Marsh (51:36); Roger Fagge (51:33); Carol Blower (52:34); Graham Donoghue (53:08); Judith Hanlon (52:25); Tara Fagge (54:22); Stephen Hundal (52:52); Danny Winston (57:52)

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