GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win

CITY of Plymouth’s Ashley Smith made it a hat-trick of wins in this year’s Armada Summer 5k Series. Smith comfortably came home first in Wednesday’s run at Saltram Park, having also triumphed in May and April’s races. On a hot evening, Smith clocked 16 minutes and 54 seconds, with Plymouth Harriers’ Rikki James second in … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Devon Open athletics event at Tavistock
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Devon Open athletics event at Tavistock

MORE than 300 athletes took part in the second Devon Open Series event at Tavistock. Host club Tavistock AC, as well as City of Plymouth AC and Erme Valley Harriers were particularly well represented in all age categories. Unfortunately, due to a few technical issues, organisers have not been able to issue official results yet.  … Continue reading

GALLERY: Gilby claims victory in record-breaking Plym Valley Challenge race
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GALLERY: Gilby claims victory in record-breaking Plym Valley Challenge race

JOHNNY GILBY claimed victory in the popular Plym Valley Challenge race for the second time in three years on Sunday. The Devon-based Derby AC athlete held off a strong field in the seven-mile multi-terrain race that saw a record 249 finishers. Gilby, the 2015 winner, clocked 43 minutes and 27 seconds, which was slightly off … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Dartmoor Discovery ultra marathon
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Dartmoor Discovery ultra marathon

RUNNERS from all around the country took part in the Dartmoor Discovery ultra marathon on Saturday. The tough 32-mile race sees athletes set off from Princetown and head to Dartmeet, Poundsgate, Newbridge, Ashburton, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, and Postbridge before returning to the start. It is the UK’s longest single lap road ultra marathon and the race … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth’s Rimmer storms to victory in Bere Pen 10k
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GALLERY: Plymouth’s Rimmer storms to victory in Bere Pen 10k

CHRIS RIMMER was the convincing winner at the Bere Pen 10k on Saturday night. The Plymouth athlete completed the tough course in 34 minutes and 54 seconds. That was nearly three minutes ahead of second-placed Nathan Newton, who clocked 37.42. Third runner home was Plymouth Harriers’ Steve Fletcher, who stopped the clock in 37.59 minutes. … Continue reading