Plymouth Half Marathon and Ivybridge 10k among the latest events to be postponed
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Plymouth Half Marathon and Ivybridge 10k among the latest events to be postponed

PLYMOUTH’S Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and the Ivybridge 10k are the latest popular sporting events in the region to be postponed due to the coronavirus. Organisers of the half marathon made the decision to postpone the major race on Thursday. The run, which also includes a schools’ challenge and attracts thousands of athletes, had … Continue reading

Shipping and Gentry impress at Mad March Hare 10k, while Erme Valley pair shine at Bath Half
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Shipping and Gentry impress at Mad March Hare 10k, while Erme Valley pair shine at Bath Half

MATTHEW SHIPPING claimed victory in the Mad March Hare 10k by more than a minute on Sunday at Plympton. Shipping clocked 36.09 minutes for the multi-terrain run, which starts and finishes at Marsh Mills and takes runners into the Saltram House estate. Second place went to Tamar Trotters/Pontypridd runner Billy Hayton, who finished in 37.10 … Continue reading

British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed
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British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed

THE British Elite Junior Diving Championships that were due to be held in Plymouth next month have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, as has this month’s Tavy 13 half marathon. British Swimming announced the decision to postpone the diving on Tuesday, along with also cancelling the British Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials. The … Continue reading

Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs
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Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs

MOUNT Kelly’s Oliver Smart overcame a heavy fall to still claim a top eight finish in the senior boys’ race at the English Schools’ Cross Country Championship in Liverpool on Saturday. Smart (pictured top after his fall) had won the intermediate boys’ title last year but had moved up into the older age group this … Continue reading

Williams first home in final Armada Winter 3k Series, plus success for Anderson at Masters’ Champs
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Williams first home in final Armada Winter 3k Series, plus success for Anderson at Masters’ Champs

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ Rob Williams won the final Armada Winter 3k Series run of the 2019-20 season on Wednesday evening at Central Park. Williams edged out his club colleague Alex Peyton-Jones by just one second. Williams clocked 10.48, with Peyton-Jones coming home in 10.49 minutes. Third place was secured by Plymstock Road Runners’ veteran Graham Bale, … Continue reading

Smart celebrates England call-up by finishing second at Inter-Counties Champs
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Smart celebrates England call-up by finishing second at Inter-Counties Champs

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart celebrated his selection for England’s ISF World Schools’ Cross Country Championship team by finishing second at this weekend’s Inter-Counties Championship and winning the British Cross Challenge Series title. Smart finished as runner-up in the under-17 boys’ race at the joint Inter-Counties and Cross Challenge event at Loughborough. He was only … Continue reading