Tavistock’s Holland claims second place in the Loch Ness Marathon
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Tavistock’s Holland claims second place in the Loch Ness Marathon

TAVISTOCK’S Adam Holland set a new personal best on his way to second place in the Loch Ness Marathon at the weekend. Holland, running his 380th marathon, clocked two hours, 24 minutes and 24 seconds to finish behind Altrincham’s Jordanian athlete Mohammad Abu Rezeq, who won for a third successive year in 2:22.56. Holland’s time … Continue reading

Yearling edges out Austin in thrilling finish to Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race
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Yearling edges out Austin in thrilling finish to Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race

PLYMOUTH Harriers youngster Sam Yearling claimed a narrow victory in the annual Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race. The under-17 athlete managed to edge out Ben Austin in a tremendous finish to the run, which starts and finishes at Marsh Mills and takes competitors down the Embankment, over Laira Bridge and back through Saltram. Just one … Continue reading

Neale holds off the challenge of Barkell to retain Six Moor Miles title
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Neale holds off the challenge of Barkell to retain Six Moor Miles title

FOR the second week running Ben Neale and Neil Barkell finished first and second at an off-road race. Having filled the top two spots at the Armada Autumn Trail at Newnham Park, the pair came home in the same positions at Plymouth Harriers’ Six Moor Miles race on Saturday afternoon. Tavistock Run Project athlete Neale … Continue reading

Bee earns chance to represent England at SIAB International Combined Events Champs
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Bee earns chance to represent England at SIAB International Combined Events Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee will represent England for a second time this year in November. Bee has earned the chance to compete at the SIAB International Combined Events Championships in Glasgow after finishing fourth in a high-class under-17 girls’ heptathlon at the English Schools’ Championships in Bedford at the weekend. The top five in … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Smart moves up to second in 5k rankings, while more PBs for Bee
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Smart moves up to second in 5k rankings, while more PBs for Bee

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart ran the second fastest 5k for an under-17 in Britain this year at Wednesday’s Yeovil Town Road Race Series. Smart finished fourth overall in the race held at RNAS Yeovilton. The Mount Kelly College pupil clocked an impressive 15.17 minutes. He is just edged off top spot in the British … Continue reading

Plymouth Harriers’ Fletcher is first home in final 2018 Armada Summer 5k Series run
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Plymouth Harriers’ Fletcher is first home in final 2018 Armada Summer 5k Series run

PLYMOUTH Harriers filled two of the top three places at the final 2018 Armada Summer 5k Series run at Saltram Park on Wednesday evening. Steve Fletcher claimed victory in 17 minutes and 21 seconds. He was followed home by Matthew Shipping in 17.30 and Plymouth Harriers’ Alex Peyton-Jones, who took third in 17.34. Storm’s Pete … Continue reading

GALLERY: Neale and Lake claim Armada Autumn Trail titles
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GALLERY: Neale and Lake claim Armada Autumn Trail titles

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Ben Neale claimed victory in the annual Armada Autumn Trail at Newnhan Park on Sunday. Neale finished nearly a minute ahead of 2015 winner Neil Barkall for the multi-terrain run, which is approximately seven miles and features a number of water crossings. He clocked 44 minutes and seven seconds to take victory, … Continue reading