Wells City Harriers



Winning Men’s U20 ‘A’ team Dan Maydew, Matthew Quarterman, Toby Watson & Leo Stockham
Sunday saw 6 teams managed by club coach Simon Prior out competing for Wells at the Southwest Road relays held at Cleeve Cricket club. These relays are a growing event with over 40 teams entered this year from around the South West, which included 5 international athletes from school to full GB level.



Luke Prior on Leg 1 for Senior Men’s ‘A’ Team

One of these international athletes Wells life member Luke Prior led out the club’s Senior Men’s ‘A’ team on the first leg in a great time of 15.25. (This was a new course record over the tough 5k course, which was then broken twice more in the following heats) After this great start the rest of the Wells Senior men’s ‘A’ team Zak Hurrell on leg 2, Chris Green on leg 3 and Sam Somerville on leg 4 achieved second place overall in a very competitive senior field. The U20 mens 'A' team were first in their category, the Senior women's team were 3rd in their category.


Here are the full results from the Cleeve Road Relays


Senior men’s ‘A’ team - 2nd

Leg 1 Luke Prior 15.25 new course record

Leg 2 Zak Hurrell 16.44

Leg 3 Chris Green 16.43

Leg 4 Sam Somerville 16.42


Senior men’s ‘B’ team - 12th

Leg 1 Jeremy Linter 18.54

Leg 2 Owen Lewis 17.51

Leg 3 Alexander Robert 18.39

Leg 4 Chris Walker 18.02


Senior women’s team - 3rd 

Leg 1 Helen Southcott 19.17

Leg 2 Zoe Kurle 19.29

Leg 3 Deb Glover 20.53


U20 men’s ‘A’ team – 1st (9th overall)

Leg 1 Leo Stockham 17.59

Leg 2 Toby Watson 17.58

Leg 3 Dan Maydew 17.17

Leg 4 Matthew Quarterman 17.27


U20 men’s ‘B’ team - 2nd (19th overall)

Leg 1 Bradley Glover 19.14

Leg 2 Harrison Williams 21.55

Leg 3 Bernhard Mealing 21.45

Leg 4 Jack Harvey 19.58


U20 women’s team (9TH overall)

Leg 1 Holly Bigger  20.08

Leg 2 Anya Evans 20.53

Leg 3 Lizzie Ingram 20.14


The Bank Holiday Monday saw the annual Baltonsborough 5 mile and shorter junior races that take place over a scenic undulating road course around the village. The Baltonsborough race is supported by Wells City Harriers and this year celebrated its 25th anniversary. 

Wells runners after the main Baltonsborough road race and junior races


On another warm day 108 runners lined up at the start of the main 5 mile race including 11 members from Wells. Chris Walker was first home for Wells and second overall despite having also ran for the Senior Men’s ‘B’ team at Cleeve the day before! Club super vet Steve Master was first V50 home in 6th place. While in the shorter 1.5 mile Junior race u15 Harrison William’s (Another member of the William’s clan) came second overall despite also having run at Cleeve the day before! While u15 Isabelle Walker was first female home in 5th place. Regular Monday night Junior Leyton Finn was 6th and the club’s youngest supporter Noah Foley was 19th.

All Wells 5 mile race results

2nd - 29:18 Christopher Walker (Male V40)

6th - 31:21 Steve Master (1st Male V50)

12th - 32:43 Andrew Tindal (Male V50)

15th - 33:54 Graham Goldsmid (Male V55)

19th - 34:30 Craig Foley (Male V50)

26th - 35:59 Andrew Robinson (Male V40)

27th- 36:07 Martin Bailey (Male V40)

37th - 38:00 Paul Knight (Male V55)

42 38:36 Carol Buckland (Female V45)

66 45:09 Emma Taylor (Female V45)

77 47:45 Pete Wright (Male V60)


1.5 mile junior race results

2nd - 09:51 Harrison Williams

5th - 10:41 Isabelle Walker (1st female)

6th - 10:49 Leyton Finn

19th - 15:25 Noah Foley


Well done to all who competed in the hot weather!