Taylor comfortably wins the Major Stone Half Marathon

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There was a chill in the air on Sunday morning for the Major Stone Half Marathon at Lockington but, by the start of the race, it had warmed up into a pleasant morning.

Phill Taylor stormed home to a comfortable win in a time of 72:26.

There was a big turnout of 16 Bridlington runners taking part although, unfortunately, Kevin Sissons had to pull up with an upset stomach before the finish.

Andy Baker is another Bridlington runner who is deep into full marathon training and he finished with 89:00 in 33rd place.

Next was John Nolan, who was 58th in a time of 93:13 and close behind him was Simon Ellerker in 66th position with 97:33.

The first Bridlington woman to finish was Karon Colley in 88th place with 102:00 and she was closely followed by Becky Clifton who was 90th in 102:27

It was bright and breezy at Sewerby at the weekend for the 62 runners competing in the Saturday morning Parkrun.

Peter Gulc, taking a break from his marathon training, not only won the race but also recorded a personal best of 18:03, which was about 15 seconds quicker than his previous best time.

In third place, Parkrun regular Martin Smith put in another good performance to finish in a time of 20:05.

Next home for Bridlington was Simon Porter in ninth position with 21:47.

Making a welcome return to racing after her recent marriage, Karyn Hoggard was third lady, completing the course in 17th place with a PB time of 23:49.

Junior member Shaun Foster ran in Manchester at the weekend, finishing 26th out of about 300 runners in the City of Salford 5k in a time of 22.44