Herne Hill Harriers round-up: Club’s senior women the overall winners of 5K race

Herne Hill Harriers’ women were the overall winners of the Hercules Wimbledon 5K Team Road Race on Saturday – with their men second overall. Highgate Harriers won the men’s team race. With Belgrave Harriers second in the women’s event and Kent AC third in both women’s and men’s, Herne Hill became unofficial double county champions within the overall open race.

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Welling United lose three-goal lead to draw 4-4 at Slough Town

Whist Welling United might have considered a point would be acceptable before the game, the way they lost a three goal lead at Slough Town left them very disappointed. Having held a 4-1 lead and still being two goals ahead in injury time, coming away with a draw felt like a defeat. Reuben Duncan came in for his debut at the start of an initial one-month loan from Millwall and he looked composed and not fazed by the physical aspect of the game.

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Bell suffers Sardinia heartbreak

FIA Junior World Rally Championship contender Ruairi Bell endured a “rollercoaster of a rally” at the third round of the series, mixing encouraging pace with a devastating last stage retirement within sight of the finish line at last weekend’s Rally Italia Sardegna (8th- 10th October). The Blackheath driver set a string of top times behind the wheel of his M-Sport Fiesta Rally4, to run as high as third overall, coupled with second fastest stage times before a heavy impact with a straw bale ended his impressive run on Friday afternoon.

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Heroic Horsman takes maiden Moto2 win at Donington Park

Rookie Moto2 rider, Cameron Horsman, secured a dramatic first British GP2 Cup win at Donington Park at the weekend. The Lewisham rider started 20th on the grid (6th in class) on the combined GP2/Supersport grid at a rain soaked Donington Park. Despite the conditions, the Chassis Factory Nova Go Racing rider continually posted faster lap times than his GP2 rivals hauling them in one by one to take  victory in race one in the Moto2 category.

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Rea rounds off endurance racing season with podium in Portugal

Tooting born motorcycle racer, Gino Rea, finished 3rd in the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championships at Estoril in Portugal last weekend. The South Londoners Wojcik Racing Team qualified in 5th place for the event and after 12 gruelling hours of racing, managed to claim the final step of the podium, only three laps behind winners, YART – Yamaha.

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