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Carnival 5km Run and Junior Carnival Run
Tuesday 14th June 2022
CM5K Runners
5km 2018

Ethan Merciere wins Junior 1-mile Carnival Run

Ethan Merciere, running for local running club Poole Runners finished first in this year's 1-mile race in a respectable 5 minutes and 50 seconds. Finishing just 9 seconds behind Ethan was Corfe Mullen unattached runner Mackenzie Lay. Taking third spot in the boys race was Ethan's clubmate Noah Banwell who crossed the line in 6 minutes 9 seconds.

In the girls race it was Honor Hogan who was first across the line, running for Poole Runners she completed the course in 6 minutes and 38 seconds. Second to finish in a time of 7 minutes and 13 seconds was Sophie Irons, another Corfe Mullen unattached runner. The third girl to finish was Erin Syme, running for Poole Runners she finished in 7 minutes and 37 seconds.

Tom Andrews picks up first Corfe Mullen 5km win for Lytchett club

Tom Andrews finishing strongly in this year's race claimed his first Corfe Mullen victory in a time of 17 minutes and 18 seconds. Although the Striders had been well represented on the podium before, this was the first time a Lytchett runner had claimed first position in the 5km race. The second runner to cross the line was Poole AC runner John Bassindor in a time of 17 minutes and 33 seconds. Finishing just 6 seconds behind John was fellow teammate John Towner who claimed the third spot.

In the ladies race it was Lauren Baker-Little finishing in a time of 19 minutes and 29 seconds who took the top spot for Poole Runners, with fellow club mate Caroline Wilkins finishing second in a time of 19 minutes and 58 seconds. In third place and claiming the final podium position for Lytchett Manor Striders, was Jenny Walker-Leach finishing in a time of 20 minutes and 4 seconds.

Many thanks to you all

The Carnival Committee would like to say a big "thank you" to all the runners who turned out to compete in this year's Carnival Run. The support for our race from the local running community is truly outstanding and has already helped us raise a considerable amount of money for local charities and good causes. Your support is very much appreciated.

Our thanks also goes out to the many race stewards and officials who have given up their time freely, and have contributed immensely to the smooth running of the event. Once again, our special thanks go to the members of Poole Runners - your help and support is invaluable.

Click here to view the full race results.