Andy Wilmot defended his age group category crown in Saturday’s Kent Road Runner Marathon. The 20 lap popular event held at Gravesends Cyclopark attracts a large field of athletes. Andy Wilmot claimed the Vet 70 crown for the second year running after a close battle which saw him pip the second placed athlete by just 7 minutes over the 26.2 mile course finishing in 4hrs 08mins. Rosie Atkins placed 10th overall in the senior female field finishing with Wilmot in 4:08, whilst Dan Smith followed in 4hrs 20mins.

Bob Langley ventured to Scotland to partake in the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday. Bobs great form continued as he claimed second place in the Vet 60 category with a time of 3hrs 17mins.

Flying the Halstead Road Runners flag furthest this week was Andy Owens who completed the Curl Curl 5k Park Run in New South Wales, Australia.