Dewi happy to get down and Dirty in Helvellyn and Ullswater double

First published in Sport The Westmorland Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

WELSH Cross Country international Dewi Griffiths had a tremendous weekend as he picked up a double win in the ‘Dirty Double’ over Helvellyn and Ullswater in the finale of the Lakeland Trails.

In the 15km trail race at Helvellyn, Griffiths beat Howgill Harrier Carl Bell, who has enjoyed a tremendous year, by half a minute, with Keswick AC’s Russell Maddams pipping John French from Eden Runners into third.

In the 14km Ullswater Trail Race, Swansea Harrier Griffiths was two minutes clear of Orlando Edwards, with Ambleside’s Ben Abdelnoor third in 55.13.

Helm Hill runner Will Smith was in equally rude form, taking the 10km Helvellyn Trail Run on Saturday in 36.38, five minutes ahead of Ryan Woods from London. Suzanne Toppin, from Penrith, was best of the women in 49.02.

Smith won by 11 minutes in the Ullswater 10km on Sunday in 45.26, with Nicola Cornforth prevailing in the women’s race in 1:10.04.

The winner of the 15km Helvellyn Trail Challenge was Seamus White from Staffordshire Moorlands, with Katherine Brownlee top woman.

Brownlee went on to win the Ullswater 14km Trail Challenge on the Sunday, gaining the overall win in 1:07.15, half a minute ahead of Johnny Logan.

Related links

Angela Carpenter from Chichester won the 11am Ullswater 14km Trail Challenge with Sean Barry second.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree