28/04/2019 - Tissington,Shakespear marathons

On the 28th April (London marathon day) There were many other alternative races on the same day, and Ramzi Sidani and Martin Yeomans opted for the Tissington Trail marathon. Ramzi had a great result taking third place overall in a time of 3:04:44 while Martin crossed the line in 5:13:54.

The Shakespeare marathon in Stratford on Avon was another alternative to London, on a scenic, quieter course. Matt Joyce was happy with his 3:48:33 finish, while Ruth Green marked a return to racing, building on her recent success at the Ashby 20, running the full marathon in 4:55:50

In the Half marathon, Lucy Alsop finished in 2:02:10, and Julia Blewitt Jenkins 2:12:19.

Elsewhere, at the National forest Dragons lair 10k, a local race round the trails of Moira. Simon Terry came 15th overall in 46:13, Nancy Bennion crossed the line in 58:00 and Jenny Hope finished in 1:09:27.

Finally, Andrea Allen took part in Leicester's Big 10k, a flat, fast route around Abbey Park, clocking 1:15:18.

Written by Sarah Malone - last updated on 06/05/2019