TAVISTOCK’S Jim Cole held off the challenge of Plymouth Harriers’ Jordan Andrews to win the Bideford Half Marathon on Sunday.
In windy conditions, Cole took victory in a time of 1:11.21, with Andrews second in 1:11.45.
Pontypridd’s Jack Blackburn was third (1:14.43), with Tavistock’s Ben Neale fourth (1:15.35) and Exmouth’s Ryan Snell fifth (1:16.20).
Plymstock Road Runners’ Graham Bale was first over-50 athlete home in 1:19.26, while Tavistock’s Martin Exley-Deane took top prize in the men’s over-55 category by finishing in 1:24.49.
The women’s race produced a good battle, with Tiverton’s Serane Stone winning in 1:20.37, ahead of Haldon’s Elizabeth Dyson in 1:21.49 and Ilfracombe’s Mary Menon in 1:22.19.
Full results can be found HERE.