BURNDEN’S Ed Ashton came first in his age group at the popular Roddlesworth Roller trail race around Abbey Village.

Ashton covered the 9k course in 39mins 40secs to take the M55 prize, ahead of Colm O’Brien who was the next to finish, crossing the line in 48:47.

Liz Hopley was sixth F50 in 56:55. Fiona Ashton and Diane Morrison crossed the line together in 1:22:38 and Gillian McGowan continued her comeback from injury with 1:26:27.

Gayle Gerrard was the fastest of the four members who took on the Irwell Valley 20-miler, coming home in 3:27:30.

Emma Walker was next in 3:40:08 while Gregg Beardwell covered the course in 3:51:31 and Sarah Woodiwiss finished in 4:03:59.