Helsby Four Villages Half Marathon

 A scenic road race through rural countryside, passing through the Cheshire villages of Dunham on the Hill, Mouldsworth, Manley, Alvanley and Helsby with 170m of climbing.

 Dave Rodgers

A good day at the Essar Four Villages Half Marathon for Nick Barry, after his 3rd place at the Manchester XC league last week, another great 3rd place finish at Helsby, taking a good 2mn38s chunk off his P.B. with 69:19 and Nathan Harrison finished 5th, also knocking a 1min13s of his P.B. with 70:00, after his 7th place in Heaton Park last week. 

The event was also the Northern Masters AC Half Marathon Championships.

Anne Chinoy was 2nd in L45 & won the gold medal in the Northern Masters Half Marathon Championships. 

Sinead ferguson was the Northern Masters Half Marathon Championships L40 Champion.

Lots of fantastic runs and PBs from Robert Fairbanks, Rob MarsdenAlistair Kell, massive PB by Wendy Terry and also Julia Reynolds. Great runs also by Lynda Rowlinson, Carla Ousey and Richard Ousey.