One Hour Challenge Walk 2008



NSC Sunday 12th October

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Top 3; Winner Michael Shipsides (centre), 2nd Dave Looker (right) & 3rd Michael Bonney (left) photo thanks to Bridget Kaneen

Michael Shipsides covered 9947m in the hour to win the 2008 Novice Walk prize.

Dave Looker (22) completed 9876m just 2 metres ahead of fastest lady on the day Lauren Whelan. Third novice man was Michael Bonney (19) who completed 9355m

Tara Slinger (98) won the Novice Lady prize walking 8455m in the hour just over 100m ahead of Elaine Whelan (right)

Ann Oates (left) was 3rd Novice Lady and Andy Green (right) last years Novice walk winner covered the furthest distance of 10543m in the hour

Top two in the Half Hour Challenge were Adam Cowin (right) with 4814m ahead of James Green (left) who walked 4652m

Josh Looker (23) winner of the Junior Mile in 11m 01s just over a minute ahead of Jake Cade (28) who finished equal 2nd with Alex cade


Novice Walk Prize Winners

Michael Shipsides (1st Novice Man); Dave Looker (2nd Novice Man); Michael Bonney (3rd Novice Man); Tara Slinger (1st Novice Lady); Elaine Whelan (2nd Novice Lady); Anne Oates (3rd Novice Lady)

Thanks to Murray Lambden for his photographs above. Full collection and video coverage here at



Results (thanks to Bridget Kaneen)

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