BEACON Hill was filled with sprinting skeletons and wheezing witches for the Hope Skeleton Run on Friday.
Seventeen club members took part in the latest round of this season’s Ivanhoe Runners Grand Prix.
First Ivanhoe Runner home, in 12th position, was Ian Bolton who clocked 35 minutes and 43 seconds.
Three more Ivanhoe men also finished in the top 20.
Tim Caukwell was 15th in a time of 36:25 – just two seconds and one place ahead of Nick Rowles.
Phil Stevenson crossed the line in 18th after clocking 36:50.
Andy Lindley was not far behind in 24th with a time of 38:29, followed by Andrew Jeyes who was 25th in 38:59.
Katie Cotton was first Ivanhoe lady over the line in 55th overall after clocking 42:45 – just inches ahead of Rebecca Enion (42:46).
Roger Beaven was 61st in 43:33 while Julia Blewitt-Jenkins, resplendent in a witches costume, clocked 46:27 for 78th.
Ingrid Redmond (46:35) was not far behind in 81st position.
Sean Wileman and Laura Graves finishing together in 95th place, with both clocking 47:47.
Amanda Bradbury was 110th in 49:16 followed by Teresa Talbott and Keith Baron (both 50:00) and Sally Jeyes (50:23).
Bolton maintained his fine run of form by completing Sunday’s gruelling Worksop Half Marathon in a time of 1:28:32.
Elsewhere, Steve Baggott and Martin Yeomans took on the No Frills Duathlon at Market Bosworth.
Baggott had an excellent race to finish fifth overall in 1:17:00.
Martin Yeomans was delighted with his first ever duathlon, crossing the line in an impressive 35th place in 1:31:51.
Becca Hallam participated in the Great South Run and had excellent morning in tough conditions to finish in 1:17:54.