600 runners for 10k

THE 41st Frenchay 10k, the oldest event of its kind in the UK, was a great success, with over 600 entries received demonstrating the event’s continuing popularity with runners from across the local area and wider Bristol community.

Adam Stokes, representing Bristol and West AC, was first over the line, in a fantastic winning time of 33 minutes 9 seconds. 

Our first woman was Katrina Entwistle, also from Bristol and West, in a superb time of 38m 16s.

This year’s winning team was Emerson’s Green running club, who were very well represented.

Our two nominated local charities this year, Children’s Hospice South West and the Freewheelers (bloodbikes), supported the race organisers by providing marshals to help with the smooth organisation of the event.

In turn, the race committee will make significant financial donations to both, continuing a pledge that was made when the race was first completed, back in 1979.

Costas Kkolos, owner of the Avenue Cafe in Emersons Green, raised £600 for running the 10k, which is a truly fantastic effort!

We look forward to the 42nd Frenchay 10k, with entries open in December.

Dave Guyatt

Race Director