Exmouth runner comes second in Bideford Half Marathon women's race
By PGStrange | Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 14:07
A RUNNER from Exmouth Harriers has come second in the women's race of this year's Bideford Half Marathon...
The Bideford Half Marathon in full flow. Photo © North Devon Journal
The event was held in Bideford on Sunday 3 March. The women's race was won by Helen Dyke from Poole Runners (1 hr 25mins 5secs), followed by Catherine Newman of Exmouth Harriers (1 hr 25mins 52secs).
Jim Cole of Tavistock AC won the men's event with a time of 1hr 8mins 56secs. He beat reigning champion and local runner Shaun Antell (Bideford AAC) by just ten seconds.
More than 1,000 runners took part in the annual event, organised by Bideford AAC.
Bideford Half Marathon - results
Top 5 women
1 Helen Dyke - 01:22:05 (Poole Runners)
2 Catherine Newman - 01:25:52 (Exmouth Harriers)
3 Emma Lake - 01:26:59 (Erme Valley Harriers)
4 Chloe Thomas - 01:29:19
5 Lisa South - 01:30:07 (South West Road Runners)
Top 5 men
1 Jim Cole - 01:08:57 (Tavistock AC)
2 Shaun Antell - 01:09:06 (Bideford AAC)
3 Dan Alsop - 01:10:18 (St Austell Running Club)
4 Mark Jenkin - 01:11:00 (Bideford AAC)
5 Aaron Richmond - 01:14:15 (North Devon Road Runners)