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PICTURES: Stuart Hall wins new-look Tavy 13 race

tavy9991VETERAN athlete Stuart Hall cruised to victory in the Tavy 13 on Sunday.

The former Commonwealth Games marathon runner, who now competes in the over-50 category, won by nearly a minute.

Hall, running for the Devon-Somerset Fire & Rescue Service, finished the new course in a time of 1:18.12.

Second home was Torbay Athletic Club’s David Tomlin, who clocked 1:19.05.

Tamar Trotters’ Simon Yeo was third in 1:20.27, Erme Valley’s over-50 star Neil Holmes was fourth in 1:22.00, with Plymouth Harriers’ Dave Knight fifth in 1:25.08.

The women’s race was won by Truro’s Isobel Wykes, who came home in 1:30.59.

Tamar Trotter’s veteran international Anne Luke, who competes in the over-55 category, was second in 1:32.27, with Fetch’s Vikki Thompson third in 1:33.09.

Nearly 400 runners finished the race.


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