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Beacon Bashing brings out the Sun Beams

The Beacon Bash is a historical event, formerly organised by the Long Distance Walkers Association. It's just over 20 miles of footpaths and bridleways around the best of West Lancashire's countryside starting in Appley Bridge climbing upto the Beacon Point, Parbold and Harrock Hill.

With multiple set off waves to allow as much daylight as possible to all participants of the self guided course capped at 7 hours.

Phil Derry (2:51:42) lead the club home with 11th overall and a bronze in the Vet40 category closely followed by Luke Wills (2:56:15) in 15th, Kevin Walker (2:58:18) in 18th and Steven Watson (2:59:47) in 19th.

Peter Carney (3:27:03) in 41st, Paul Cheetham (3:29:55) in 45th, Neil Goulding (3:33:44) in 53rd, Graham Dowling (3:34:44) in 54th acompanied by SBH first lady, Nicola Hayes (3:36:40) in 58th, 7th Female overall.

Nick Paul (3:48:51) 88th, Anna Williams (4:03:24) 102nd/16th, Nikki Spafford (4:03:25) 103rd/17th, Mark Georgeson (4:03:37) 104th, Janet Walker (4:27:43) 130th/22nd completed a strong SBH turnout for a local event rasining money for Appley Bridge Scouts and Skelmersdale Food Bank.

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