Race Review – Vesta Scullers Head

Saturday 2nd December saw yet another successful running of the Vesta Scullers Head, with over 450 scullers braving the freezing conditions. In total 13 Vesta scullers completed the course and notably also the row back, given this year’s race was run the “wrong” way.

The Senior Women’s squad had near complete domination of the Women’s Club category, occupying 4 of the top 5 placings. Kirsten Adams was the category winner, by seven seconds from Ruth McKellar in second, with Jamie-Rose Larkin in 4th and Megan Halsted in 5th place.

On the men’s side there were a number of strong results. These included a second place for Si Woodfine in the Men’s Senior category, just five seconds off the winner. There was also a second place for Adrian Turner in Masters A-C Fresher’s category and a 4th place for Gianni Galavotti in Master’s C.

There was also a number of strong results from Vesta masters squads, including a 3rd place for Paul Mew in Masters G, and 3rd place for Isabelle Laliberte in Women’s Masters Freshers.


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