Vernon and Allison in winning mode at Manchester and Peterborough

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Andy Vernon (handicap -6.7) was successful with a Manchester Half Marathon win while Lucian Allison (handicap -4.9) had a breakthrough performance in Peterborough's Perkins Great Eastern Run.  

The big events from last weekend are listed below with numerous impressive performances on the roads. 

Manchester Half Marathon*   

- 10,500 

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Half Marathon

- 7,891 

Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon

- 4,232 

Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon

- 3,451 

Asda Foundation Yorkshire 10

- 3,034 

Great West Run Half Marathon

 - 2,204 

* Provisional results

AndyVernon (handicap -6.7) was again in winning mode at the front of the Manchester Half Marathon (63:39) ahead of Luke Traynor (handicap -6.7) and Kieran Clements (handicap -5.5) whose debut of 64:32  augurs well for the future.

Lauren Howarth (handicap -0.3) was in commanding form with a PB of 74:16 ahead of Calli Thackery (handicap 1.3) .

Lucian Allison (handicap -4.6) ran a great PB with a 65:26 win, in the rain, at Peterborough's  Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon.   Clara Evans (handicap 0.6) was a busy racer, running a strong 76:00 within a day of racing the Cross Challenge in Cardiff and just a week after the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Paul Martelletti (handicap -4.9) and Katherine Wood (handicap 0.9) topped the podium in the Asda FoundationYorkshire Marathon. Martelletti’s time in victory was 2:27:02, while Wood was a clear winner in 2:41:35 in a massive 25 minute PB, which was a great follow up to her recent win in Nottingham.