THIRSK & Sowerby Harriers runner Steve Middleton maintained his superb form by winning the Newcastle Town Moor Marathon.

Middleton clocked two hours 54 minutes and 34 seconds to head a field of 94 runners.

Club-mate John Yates finished just inside his four-hour target time in the Singapore Marathon, coming home in 3:59-08.

Meanwhile, three new Harriers members turned out for the Epilepsy Action Reindeer Stampede five-kilometre race at Robert’s Park in Saltaire. Brian Smith, in his first ever race, completed the course in 24-58, with Shaun Gascoigne clocking 26-00 and Andy Peckitt 29-25. Regular racer Ian Codling came home in 30-10.

The club hold two indoor training sessions each week in winter.

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