The results are in: RSM have tackled the Leeds 10K in support of the Leeds Fund

Jul 24, 2017 Comments Off on The results are in: RSM have tackled the Leeds 10K in support of the Leeds Fund by

On Sunday 9th July 28 keen runners from the RSM Leeds office took part in the Leeds 10K Corporate Challenge in support of The Leeds Fund. As in previous years the RSM team were confronted with hot temperatures and tricky running conditions.  Nevertheless 26 members of the team made it to the finish line 1 hour and 15 minutes later, a record for team RSM and a brilliant performance from everyone.

The team not only took 2nd place overall in the Leeds Corporate Challenge (another RSM best!) but also raised nearly £500 for The Leeds Fund, a new charitable initiative launched by Leeds Community Foundation that is focusing on mental health this year. The Fund relies on the generosity of businesses and individuals who care about their city and want to ‘give something back’, and since its launch has supported a number of amazing mental health organisations in Leeds.

The Leeds Fund

The RSM Team running for The Leeds Fund

Overall, it was a fantastic day enjoyed by all. Simon Jones of RSM, commented:

“It was fantastic to see so many people work hard in training and then push themselves to complete the challenge. Many people enjoyed it so much that they are already planning a possible return for the Abbey Dash in November.

Overall it was a great day out with a well organised event that had something for everyone. We are looking forward to returning next year and maybe going one step higher in the corporate challenge.”

Thanks to RSM for their support!

Full results

 Runner Position Time
Simon Jones 43 37:22
Alex Robinson 64 38:28
Josh Kirk 394 44:13
Finlay Lamont 611 46:04
Richard Wilson 677 46:39
Joe Neal 865 47:54
Tom Bilsborough 914 48:16
Hugo Hill 1639 52:13
Tom O’Reilly 1684 52:27
Brian Tyrrell 1794 53:05
Ben Binks 1853 53:26
Paul Leary 1894 53:40
Laura Jarman 2007 54:09
Guy Smithson 2026 54:14
Dan Cossins 2168 54:51
Laura Marks 2426 55:54
Connor Pattison 2600 56:38
Jonny Bywater 2636 56:47
George Grant 2676 56:56
Richard Hartley 3033 58:30
Heather Thomas 3214 59:08
Tom Marchant 3421 59:57
Louise Hartley 4508 1:05:23
Sheila Wood 4839 1:07:06
Charlotte Clark 5333 1:10:08
Georgina Taylor 5974 1:15:23
Adam Matthews DNF
Jemma Hampshaw DNF




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