Anna plays her part in ‘The People’s Relay’

RELAY TEAM: From left, Dave Burton (Sleaford Striders), Clif Abbot (Skegness Coasters), Zoe Hannan (Sleaford Striders), Anna Thompson (Sleaford Striders) and Paul Shaw (Sleaford Striders).
RELAY TEAM: From left, Dave Burton (Sleaford Striders), Clif Abbot (Skegness Coasters), Zoe Hannan (Sleaford Striders), Anna Thompson (Sleaford Striders) and Paul Shaw (Sleaford Striders).
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Donington’s Anna Thompson joined a world record attempt in the GB Relay 2014.

Nicknamed The People’s Relay, she was among 2,000-plus runners who carried a specially designed GPS baton around the coastline of mainland Britain covering over 7,000 kilometres in 594 stages.

Thompson, with four other runners, collected the baton in Holbeach and ran nine miles to the next relay team who where waiting at Fosdyke.

There were other stages from Sutton Bridge to Gedney Drove End and Gedney Drove End to Holbeach.

The relay started in the north-east and travelled around Scotland and back down the west, south and east coasts. It finished in Scarborough.