Clowne Road Runner second at Wakefield 10km while clubmates race at Clumber, Wrexham and Reading Half Marathon

Sarah-Jane Massingham at the Reading Half Marathon
Sarah-Jane Massingham at the Reading Half Marathon

The Wakefield 10km attracted over 1,400 runners last weekend, including a pair of Clowne Road Runners.

The race, in aid of Wakefield Hospice, is held on an out and back course, starting at Clarence Park.

Gareth Lowe finished in second place taking the Vets over 40 title in a time of 32:17, just 19 seconds behind the winner.

Paul Sadler the other Clowne runner finished in a time of 40:55.

The Clumber Park 5km race saw Clowne Road Runners out in force as this was a designated Grand Prix race.

Winning the race on the day was Road Runner Darren King, returning from injury with a blistering 16:57.

He was followed by Graham Worsfold 18:25, Steven Battle 19:25, Richard Hind 19:36, Dave Hazelton 19:45, Paul Sadler 20:10, Steve Hattersley 23:04, Andy Foster 23:25, Chris Lane 23:34, Greg Goddard 24:21, Paul Summerly 24:41, Reg Bestwick 25:04, Dave Keeling 27:23, Graham Sheen 27:53 and David Burton-Rollet 51:13.

First lady home was Jacki Robson just one second from gaining her Gold standard in a time of 21:46.

She was followed by Christine Greasley 23:09, Karen Shipman 23:46, Sarah Massingham 25:14,Deborah Leese 28:29, Susanne Leusby 28:30, Louise Lowe 34:23 and Gemma Hind 38:04.

The Reading Half Marathon attracted over 13,000 runners.

The route covers the town centre of Reading finishing in the Madejski Stadium.

Clowne Road Runner Sarah-Jane Massingham completed the race in a time of 1:56:11.

Wrexham was the venue for The Helena Tipping Memorial 10k and lone Clowne Road Runner John Profitt completed the course in a time of 51:07, winning the Vet over 70s category.