Cirencester Athletics and Triathlon Club
Bournemouth Marathon

ONE week after her birthday, Yvonne Binks set an inaugural age-group club record in the Bournemouth Marathon proving that with will power and regular training there is competitive running post illness.

She was supported over the months and on the day by Dick Waldron who, an age group older, finished minutes behind her.

RESULTS: 1 Jacek Cieluszecki (Bournemouth AC / Poland) 2.31.59; 1,892 Yvonne Binks 5:36.42 (2nd FV70, inaugural club FV70 record); 1,906 Dick Waldron 5:39.06. 2,034 finished.

Badminton Horseless 5m

FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD Ollie Campbell led a small field in the Badminton Horseless 5-mile event, crossing the line as first runner and first junior.

RESULTS: 1 Ollie Campbell (Cirencester AC) 33.20. 13 finished.

Badminton Horseless Half Marathon

IONEL IANCU finished fifth in an only slightly more popular and even tougher Horseless Half Marathon. He even had time to appreciate the fine scenery despite having to jump over obstacles, run over soft grass and through water and mud.

RESULTS: 1 Jamie Cooper (unattached) 1:17.28; 5 Ionel Iancu 1:43.35. 16 finished.

Oxford Half Marathon

VETERAN Adrian Williams used the flat roads of Oxford to average under six minutes per mile and reduce his half marathon time back to nearer 2015 levels when finishing an impressive 28th in a very large and competitive field.

RESULTS: 1 Joe Morwood (Aldershot Farnham & District) 1:07.52; 28 Adrian Williams 1:16.46. 8,313 finished.

Chester Marathon

FURTHER north Liza Darroch tackled the Chester Marathon, a UKA championship event in which despite slowing over the last 10k she managed to move steadily through the large field.

RESULTS: 1 Lloyd Biddell (Mercia Fell Runners) 2:26.13; 1,739 Liza Darroch 4:24.32 (3rd FV65). 2,644 finished.

Burnham-on-Sea Winter Road Race 5k

RUTH FULFORD joined elite runners to run 5k in Burnham-on-Sea and, despite struggling with the coastal winds, managed to knock 31 seconds off her own club age group record.

RESULTS: 1 Charlie Own (unaffiliated) 18.06; 55 Ruth Fulford 29.32 (2nd FV60 and club FV65 record).

Parkruns 5k

PARTNERS Nick Holliday and Caroline Cotterell set the standards with two age-group wins at Worcester. The day before winning at Badminton, Ollie Campbell was 10th at Chippenham where older brother Luke was second. Isaac McAdam was also runner-up but at Swindon and Jacob took it easy in Slough.

Worcester Pitchcroft Parkrun

1 Toby Whitfield (Black Pear Joggers) 16.54; 18 Nick Holliday 20.08 (1st MV60); 35 Caroline Cotterell 22.14 (1st FV45). 186 finished.

Chippenham Parkrun

1 James Allen (unattached) 17.40; 2 Luke Campbell 17.59; 10 Ollie Campbell 20.23. 160 finished.

Swindon Parkrun

1 Simon Nott (Calne RC) 15.59; 2 Isaac McAdam 17.31 (1st junior); 107 Alan McAdam 24.37; 161 Barbara Thomas 26.21; 207 David Moss 27.50. 505 finished.

Black Park Parkrun

1 Tony Jackson (Hillingdon Tri) 17.32; 66 Jacob McAdam 22.34. 293 finished.

Cheltenham Parkrun

1 Thomas Couch (unattached) 18.05; 311 Michael Thomas 30.06. 505 finished.