114 runners of all ages took part in the first cross-country runs organised by the Friends of the Union Chain Bridge attracted 116 entries, when they were held at Paxton House on Wednesday July 27th. The main run, a challenging 7K “Two Nations” run which started at Paxton and crossed the Union Bridge into England for a varied 5K route before returning across the Bridge to finish at Paxton House, attracted a strong field of 50 senior runners from throughout north Northumberland and the Borders. First home, in an excellent time of 28min 13 sec, was Andrew Brown of Norham Running Club, closely followed by Graham Simpson (28.22) and David Arnold (29.32).
UNION CHAIN BRIDGE RUN 2016 – RUN RESULTS Seniors 7K
In the second run, 64 runners of all ages followed a 1.8K route through Paxton Estate paths and tracks. First home was William Darling of Horncliffe, in a time of 8min 11sec, followed by Gregor Collins (8.51) and Ben Reynolds (9.01).
A full set of results in listed below.