Stamford Stider Popple excels at Wellingborough Dirt Run

Stamford Striders Mark Popple and Maggie Skinner
Stamford Striders Mark Popple and Maggie Skinner
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Stamford Strider Mark Popple won the second round of the Wellingborough Dirt Run on Sunday.

Mark finished the multi-terrain 10k event in 38:35, almost three minutes ahead of the runner in second place.

Keith Read was also in action for the Striders, finishing 11th in 44:29.

Dave Aust and David Spooner opted for the longer distance, taking on an extra lap to compete in the 15k race.

Dave Aust finished in 1:11:22 while David Spooner completed the course in 1:25:01.