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
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