Crisp winter’s morning for second Wellingborough Dirt Run

Sarah Vigrow wins sprint finish in women's 5km race

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(Image: Adrian Howes Photography)

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Andrew Siggers retained his 15km crown at the second instalment of the Wellingborough Dirt Run series last weekend, while Sarah Vigrow won a tightly contested sprint finish in the women’s 5km race.

With better conditions than last time round, Thomas Phelps dominated the men’s event to finish in a time of 17:45mins, nearly two minutes ahead of second-placed Rich Connor.

In the women’s 5km race, Sarah Vigrow just beat Anya Galleta into second place, crossing the line in 23:14mins. Galleta followed just four seconds later.

In the men’s 10km race, Mark Popple was the clear men’s winner, finishing nearly three minutes ahead of second-placed Jon Dundee in a time of 38:35mins. In the women’s race Jenny Smith took the title in 43:29mins.

Andrew Siggers again won the 15km men’s race, crossing the line in 51:03mins (compared to 51mins in the first instalment). Ali Moult took the women’s title in a speedy 1:01:53.

The third and final instalment of the Wellingborough Dirt Run series will take place at the Jurassic Irchester Country Park in Northamptonshire on 16 February.

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Full results can be found here.