Anyway, thanks to those committed Harlequins who got their priorities right and opted for the June Jaunter rather than the TV screen.
Conditions were pretty well ideal for the Clent Hills run, and probably helped this year's winner, Chris McSweeny, to chop a minute and a half off his time from last year.
However, he still has two minutes to make up if he is to match Barry Parkinson's incredible and long standing record.
1. Chris McSweeny M21 21.56 2. Simon Goodwin M21 27.20 3. Lucy Partridge W21 29.15 4. Robert Vickers M60 30.16 5. Ant Clerici M50 30.21 6. Mike Dugmore M60 31.02 7. David Williams M40 31.16 8. Colin Spears M65 31.21 9. Barry McGowan M55 33.53 10. Alex Latham M20 44.26 11. Suzette Spears W65 52.54
Robert Vickers and David Williams