Ladies’ half-marathon victory

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ALNWICK Harrier Ladies won the overall first team prize in the 16th Liversedge half-marathon on Sunday.

With over 550 runners entering the race, the team included Helen Jones finishing strongly in 98:44, Lisa Sutton in 104:02 and Lisa Williams completing the distance in 112:09 in what is considered one of the most undulating road half-marathons in the country.

Over the challenging route, first home for Alnwick men was Mark Miller, who did exceptionally well to finish in 90:00, second for Alnwick was Mike Telfer in 91:56 and third was Jim Lillico in 96:02, fourth in the V50 category overall.

Also on Sunday, Alnwick Harrier Sarah Syers entered the St Wilfred’s Muddy Boots 10k near Ripon. She finished the tough multi-terrain course in 59th place in 48.30, sixth female overall.

Full Alnwick results for Liversedge: Mark Miller 90:00, Mike Telfer 91:56, Jim Lillico 96:02, Helen Jones 98:44, Lisa Sutton 104:02, Mark Doctor 106:08, Charlie Gillon 110:33, Lisa Williams 112:09, Mel Steer 115:55, Phil Lee 116:27.

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