MICHAEL Sandiford sprinted home to win the Pawlett Plod 10k race more than 90 seconds ahead of the next finisher.

He got home in a time of 36 minutes 30 second, with runner up Adam Fieldhouse clocking a time of 30.07, ahead of third-placed James Gadd on 38.28.

A total of 95 people completed the multi-terrain race last Wednesday evening (July 21), which was organised by Burnham-on-Sea Harriers.

The run returned after a break over the past two years due to the pandemic.

Starting and finishing at Pawlett Pavilion, in Gaunts Road, it featured a downhill start, a scenic loop along the banks of the River Parrett and an uphill finish.

There was also be a post race barbecue and a 5k fun run.


1 173 Michael Sandiford SM 0:36:30.

2 180 Adam Fieldhouse SM 0:38:07.

3 722 James Gadd SM 0:38:28.

4 154 Richard Saupe SM 0:39:03.

5 157 Matt Powell MV40 0:40:07.

6 614 Paul Thomas MV40 0:40:30.

7 160 Christian Bisgrove MV40 0:40:45.

8 650 Martin Shoots MV50 0:41:19.

9 721 Ben Timpson SM 0:42:13.

10 186 James Lucas MV40 0:42:23.