Halstead Road Runner Kate Allen battled the heat on Sunday to complete the Northants Ultra 35 ” Shire & Spires”. 

The race follows a 35 mile loop taking in some of the most interesting country houses and historical sites in England and as well as Lamport includes Naseby, Althorp (home of the Spencer family), Cottesbrooke, evidently the house Jane Austen used as the basis for Mansfield Park as well some stunning countryside.

Kate crossed the line in an impressive 6:59:14 giving her 8th place in her category.