Westbury’s Connors is second in Cheddar Gorge 10k

DAN Ewing of Westbury Harriers finished ninth in the Isle of Wight half marathon yesterday in a time of 85mins 05secs well outside his lifetime best of 79:33. The race was won by Julian Manning in 76:16.

Tim Haysom of Portishead Running Club came 13th in the Cheddar Gorge trail marathon in 4hrs 39mins 59secs. In the half marathon Bristol & West’s Mark Burley finished fourth (1:42.02) while in the 10k junior Joe Connors of Westbury was runner-up in 48:48.