Ian McBride wins The 2013 Southport Mad Dog 10K Run February 10th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments The 2013 Southport Mad Dog Run was won by Ian McBride in 32 minutes 30 seconds. Winner of the Wheelchair race race was won by Stuart Blaw in 29 minutes 11 seconds and winner of the junior (Childrens 1K race) was won by 11-year-old Frazer Jones in 6 minutes 36 seconds. Winner Ian McBride Winner of the Wheelchair race Stuart Blaw Frazer Jones winner of 1K Junior race Andy Golightly runner up in wheelchair race The Mad Dog 10K run 2013 is not only one of the biggest events in the town, but also one of the biggest fund raising events for local charities. Southport Hesketh Round Table are proud of the event and the way in which local people get behind it” said David Snape (Chairman). Runner Jeff Hughes of Taxi Truck Matty Forshaw and Dave Tomlin Southport Hesketh Round Table think that the Mad Dog is a success because of the incredible attention to detail that goes on in the race organisation and planning. Each year they try and make the race a better event than the previous year. The prizes, awards, goody bags, medals and t-shirts are even better than last year and we believe that this is an event that local people should be really proud of. It is another example of the community at its best” said Chris Green, Mad Dog Committee member. Key Facts about the race In the first year that it was run, the Mad Dog 10K was voted the best 10K in the UK by runners. In the second year that it was run, it was also voted amongst the top 3 10K runs in the UK. The Mad Dog 10K run has doubled in size each year, this year there will be 2,400 runners. The Mad Dog is now the biggest run of its type in the area (by a long way) The Mad Dog 10K Run is named after a member of Southport Hesketh Round Table, who died suddenly (Tony McWade, whose nickname was “Mad Dog”). This year the Mad Dog had some significant sponsors, which can be seen on the website, but the fancy dress sponsorship is provided by Mad Dog Energy Lemonade – logos attached. Website: www.maddog10k.co.uk Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!