Bournville Leafy 10k results and report – 6th Oct 2013

The leafy 10k was subject to a course alteration due to roadworks on the original course. The new course proved to be slightly long however as the event is multi-terrain people will be aware that the distance isn’t always accurate. 172 runners toed the start line, ready to take on the challenging course which had some testing hills and good scenery. The weather couldn’t be nicer for an October autumn day. The men’s race was won with an impressive sprint finish with Nick Lewis of Birmingham running and Triathlon club coming first in 38:43, Tim street of Horsforth Harriers finishing second in 38:44 followed by Jonathan Carter in third place 39:17. In the women’s race Nicola Sykes of Bournville Harriers came first (and an impressive 5th overall) in 40:01, followed by Rachel Pounds of Bolton United Harriers 44:39, third was taken by Rosie Davis of Birmingham Running and Triathlon club in 46:03.

A huge thanks goes out to all marshals, organisers and helpers on the day, the race wouldn’t be possible without your amazing efforts.

Click here for the full results.

14 Replies to “Bournville Leafy 10k results and report – 6th Oct 2013”

  1. The club is always looking to improve the events we host and make them more enjoyable, if you have any ideas how we can improve the race day experience please email

    Also thanks to all the volunteers, helpers and Bakers who helped out yesterday, the day wouldn’t have been such a success (and yummy) without you all.

  2. Thank you to Bournville Harriers for organising and marshalling the race yesterday. I can’t say I had the most enjoyable race (under prepared, all my own fault) but I certainly felt a sense of achievement in crossing the finishing line!

  3. A great BvH day…………….well done to Jon Mac and all his team – fantastic event, fantastic weather………and dare I suggest a better course than the usual 10k trek ?!!

    Proud to be a BvH’er to day.

  4. Thanks to everyone for today. Sorry I couldn’t stay to collect my prize…went home to look after josh. He was very impressed with our goodie bag and tried to steal various items. Had to eat them quickly!

  5. Thankyou for a great race… and the first time for a long time where the times were spot on in a race. Sorry I wasn’t able to stay to collect my prize .went to watch my great niece in the young athletes xc.
    Lesley Pymm has taken it for me.
    Thank you..

  6. Great event today – great organisation, fab weather, lovely cakes!! well done BvH and to all who helped out and took part – really enjoyed it.

  7. @Lesley – John has had an update from the medics and the runner you’re referring to is now home and well. 🙂

  8. Really enjoyed my first ever 10k run. Thank you to every one who made it happen. Was really happy with my time and look forward to next year.

  9. Thanks to everyone involved today. BIG THANKS to the cake makers!! Does anyone know how the guy who had problems near the end is?

  10. Yep, I had it at 6.5 miles. Great run, thanks Bournville. Very chuffed to win my first ever running prize, for first in age group! I’ll pop along on Monday to collect.

  11. Great event, thanks to the organisers & marshals for their time & effort & the water volunteers (much needed!) can only hope it’s not that warm for the half

    I clocked it at 10.5k

  12. People’s Garmin devices were saying around 10.5km (6.5 miles, give or take) 🙂 Well done today!

  13. Great event. Many thanks to those who marshalled and gave up their time.

    Does anyone know how far it was today? Im guessing around 12k?