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Steve Worthington wins York Millennium Bridge Races title
10:18am Saturday 17th August 2013 in Sport
THE York Millennium Bridge Races title has been taken across the Pennines to Lancashire.
Steve Worthington, of Lancaster & Morecambe AC, won the five-kilometre main open race in a time of 15 minutes and 34 seconds.
He was closely followed home by Leeds AC’s Tom Edwards (15.40).
The first York club runner to finish was Acorn’s Joshua Schofield, who was seventh in 16.26.
Richard Weeks, of University of York Athletics, was quickly behind in 16.29.
The first veteran to finish was Bingley’s John Convery. The Over-50s runner completed the course in 16.48.
Caroline Lambert dominated the ladies division, her time of 17.42 putting the Wetherby athlete more than a minute ahead of her nearest competitor – Acorn’s Charlotte Mason.
The winner of the 2.5km race was Robbie Brown in eight minutes and 19 seconds. Stella Cross, the first lady home, recorded a time of 9.26.
The primary race winner, over one kilometre, was Rothwell AC’s Harvey Norden, who finished in 4.07.
The record for the open race is still held by Darran Bilton from Pickering, standing at 14.46.
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