Almost 4000 runners finished the annual Milton Keynes Festival of Running where from the four races, some 1300 finished the both the 10km and Half-Marathon.
Eliot Hind representing Leighton Buzzard AC won the 20 miler (819 finishers) with a time of 1:55.10. Jamie Seddon led the MMKAC contingent, 4th with a PB of 1:59.21. Both Mark Ryall(6th/2:01.11) and Dan Webber(8th/2:01.25) were just of their PB’s. Dan placed 3rd M40. Gary Blaber set a PB of 2:08.08 to place 19th and 5th M40. Tom Hayman smashed his PB by 6mins, 27th in 2:10.42 followed by Jeremy Vick(34th/2:13.30), David Moody(38th/2:14.10) and Ross Wood(2:17.02).
Next home was Wendy Webber, 55th overall but 2nd lady and 1st F35(2:17.51), Lynsey Ryall was 11th lady with a time of 2:33.47.Neil Jones closed in 106th(2:30.28), Steve Martin 116th(2:32.42) and Sioban Dyer ran 2:42.59.
Leading MMKAC finishers in the half-marathon were Steve Herring, 10th overall and 2nd M40 with 79.02. Ian Wood placed 17th(80.47), Andrew Kirschner(35th/82.44) and Simon Kirschner-Heavens(99th/93.30).
Liam Smith led the 10km runners, 4th overall(35.17), Ashley Berry was 2nd lady(39.32), Jack Comerford ran 42.04, Jason Carvalho clocked 42.44 and Russell Jones 43.08.