Photos by Tony Hopkins 2003

Keith Howarth and Colin Penn prepare to start the Relay

 

Maps at the ready

 

Jim Desmond, Sunday Night Shandies, wins leg 1

 

Chris Phelan, Stragglers, 2nd, gets his shopping from Thomas

 

John Barnard, West 4 Wombats, 3rd

 

The start of leg 2 from Staines

 

Mark Critchlow, West 4 Wombats, is first to Boveney on leg 2

 

Declan Flynn, Stragglers Vets, in second place on leg 2

 

Start of leg 3 from Boveney

 

Gary Woolgar, Brighton & Hove AC takes leg 3 at Little Marlow

 

Ian Edwards, Sunday Night Shandies, a close 2nd. Do you think he gave it everything?

 

Rhion Loudon, West 4 Wombles, beats Claire Wyngard, Dulwich Ladies, to the line at Little Marlow

 

You'll do what you're told. Won't he Sue?

 

Colin Penn gets them ready for the start of leg 5

 

And they're off. I fancy either of the girls on the left to take this leg

 

Emma Long & Keith look happy about something

 

Start of leg 6 from Chipperfield

 

Jonny Powell, Sunday Night Shandies, is first to St Albans

 

Paul Fromme, Serpies - Snake Rattle & Raul

 

Pete Brown, West 4 Wombats

 

Martin Wood, Sunday Night Shandies, and Simon Loach, Dulwich Runners, lead from St Albans

 

Early Sunday Morning

The start of day 2, from Blackmore

 

Mike Peters, Sunday Night Shandies, is second on leg 14 to Tatsfield. And believe me, that was tough.

 

Keith checks the time. Where's Colin Penn? He's late

 

Colin Penn, Stragglers, Chas Rayner, Jon-Scott Francis (both West 4), and Malcolm Bailey (Thrift Green Trotters), in Tatsfield at the start of leg 15

 

Jon-Scott Francis, West 4 Wombats

 

Chas Rayner, West 4 Wombles, leads Colin Penn, Stragglers to the finish at Merstham

 

Relaxing at Merstham, at the start of leg 16

 

And they're off

 

Ready Steady Go. The start of 18 at West Hanger, on the North Downs

 

Tom Ulliot, Brighton & Hove City AC is second to Pyrford Lock

 

Dave Griffiths, West 4 Wombats, is third

 

Mark Daly, Stragglers Vets

 

Stephen Watkins, 26.2 Runners

 

Heidi Taylor, West 4 Wombats

 

Mark Critchlow, leads the relay to the finish at Ham

 

Jim Desmond takes 4th place, to give his team, Sunday Night Shandies, the overall prize

 

Stephen Badgery, Millenium Group

 

West 4 Harriers. Tony Hopkins (who took these photos, holds up their prize -- ???)