Striders give their best at English Half Marathon in Warrington

Mark Rodgers, Kev Housham and Daniel Gleaver

Mark Rodgers, Kev Housham and Daniel Gleaver

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A trio of Gainsborough and Morton Striders recorded personal best times in the English Half Marathon at Warrington.

Kev Housham was the first home in a new PB of 1 hour 30 minutes 28 seconds, knocking over 10 minutes off his previous best time.

Mark Rodgers and Daniel Gleaver also ran personal best times of 1:32:42 and 1:56:54 respectively.

In the latest Scunthorpe 5K parkrun, Helen Robinson was the first lady to cross the finish line, in a time of 21 minutes 56 seconds.

Phil Kitchen knocked 36 seconds off his parkrun personal best to register a fine time of 18 minutes 56 seconds in the V45-49 age group.

Overall the Strider finished eighth out of the 210 strong field.