Pair’s success at marathon race

The North East Marathon Club organised a half marathon, marathon and 50K race at Newcastle Racecourse.

The weather was mild with a slight breeze as the half marathon runners set off to do eight laps of the course, with the marathon runners doing 16 laps.

The first two runners home in the half marathon were both from Blyth Running Club, with Brad Clough winning in a time of 1hr 18 mins, in second place was 19-year-old Jake Jansen.

Davina Lonsdale took the first prize in her age category in the marathon with another sub 4 hour time.

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