Peter's second Three Bridges win

Joseph Bulmer

PETER Rigler led home 190 runners for his second successive victory in the annual Three Bridges charity run organised by Barnstaple Lions Club. The event enabled individuals and teams to raise sponsorship for their own causes and for Lions charities. Earl

PETER Rigler led home 190 runners for his second successive victory in the annual Three Bridges charity run organised by Barnstaple Lions Club.

The event enabled individuals and teams to raise sponsorship for their own causes and for Lions charities. Early indications are that the event will have raised more than �1,000.

The three-and-a-quarter mile run was started in Rock Park by the sounding of a cannon, set off by the Mayor of Barnstaple Cllr Ian Roome, with the aid of Barnstaple Sea Cadets.

Runners set off from Rock Park on a course which took them across Barnstaple's Yeo Bridge, Taw Bridge and Long Bridge before finishing back in the park.

Top 10 finishers were: 1, Peter Rigler 20mins 14 secs; 2, Sam Gould 23.17 (1st 12-15yrs); 3, Hugh Apperley 23.50 (1st 41-59 yrs); 4, Jamie Shutt 23.51 (2nd 12-15yrs); 5, Nathan Broom 23.55 (3rd 12-15yrs); 6, Paula Isaac 24.10 (1st female, 2nd 41-59years); 7= David Braunton 24.22 (3rd 41-59yrs) and Scott Braunton 24.22 (1st male 8-11yrs); 9, Kieran Bidwell 24.33 (2nd male 8-11yrs); 10, Melanie Evans 24.42 (1st female 16-40yrs).

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