Personal best distance times for Cheadle runners in Wales

CHEADLE Running Club’s Carl Astley and Jenny Dalkins both recorded personal best times in the 2018 Lake Vyrnway Half Marathon in Prembrokeshire, West Wales.

Carl, who finished 65th of the 1,349 starters, clocked 1:23:31, and Jenny, in 152nd place overall, returned 1:30:33.

Jenny and fellow Cheadle Running Club member Mark Dalkins. Photo: Mick Hall.

MARTIN Dawson (North Derbyshire RC) won the annual Ipstones five-mile road race in 27:48.

He finished 12 seconds clear of early race leader Scott Minshall (Trentham RC) with Ryan Nokes (City of Stoke AC) third in 28:18.

Sophie Goodfellow (Newcastle AC) won the ladies race in 32:36 and Joanne Donnelly (City of Stoke AC) stormed through to take second in 32:54.

Leah Whiston (Newcastle AC), who set the early pace, had to be content with third in 33:00.

The race was run in testing conditions over a demanding course taking in the surrounding country lanes.