Young sprinters make fast work of Beverley Bolt!

Even the rain failed to dampen the spirits of almost 40 fleet-footed runners who took part in Flemingate’s Olympic-themed Beverley Bolt over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Youngsters between the ages of six and 15 raced over different distances aiming to break the fastest time in the Usain Bolt-inspired event.

The event was such a success that Flemingate now plans to repeat it annually.

Independent jeweller, Guest and Philips, supplied the victory medals to the fastest runners.

The winners were:

Under 6s:

Abbie Whiting & Spencer Creer

Under 8s:

Ronnie El- Sharif & Will Whiting

Under 10s:

Raghav Mittal

Under 12s: 

Marina Paunova & Riley (Razza) Brumpton

Under 15s:

Jack Knott & Will Whiting