Lucy MacAlister emphatically won the women’s race in the fourth Yeovil half marathon and smashed the record set by Team Bath’s former international marathon runner Holly Rush last year by over three minutes as she clocked an impressive 77:55 for fifth place overall. Lucy also led a Bristol & West AC clean sweep with Annabel Granger and Kate Godhead second and third respectively.
Race Results: Men: 1. Frank Tickner (Wells) 67:32 (record); 2 Jon Pepper (Brighton) 68:13; 3 Rob McTaggart (Bournemouth) 73:38; 4 Michael Towler (AVR) 75:01; 5 Lucy MacAlister (B&W, W35 1st woman) 77:55 (record); 6 Chris Burton (YTRR, M45) 79:53.
Teams: 1 Yeovil Town Road Runners (Chris Burton, Nick Brooke, Darrell Sheen).
Women: 1 Lucy MacAlister; 2 Annabel Granger (B&W, W40) 80:32; 3 Kate Goodhead B(&W) 83:50. Teams: 1 Bristol & West AC. 818 finishers.