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An excellent blog about the Autumn Shakespeare
Dan Wymer has written an excellent blog about the "unusual but brilliant Autumn Shakespeare Half Marathon". Well worth a read.
2016 Autumn Shakespeare results
Although overcast, the weather stayed mild and calm for the races making for ideal running conditions. Phil Harrison was first man home in the 5km in a time of 17:52 followed by Darren Long of Burton Road Runners in 18:44. The first woman home, and 4th overall, was Stephane Lane in 19:18 with Justine Lynch of Belgrave Harriers 2nd in 19:45.
In the two lap 10km event Jonathan Ashley was fastest in 35:56 and Michael Tomkins 2nd in 36:48. Tori Green was first woman, and sixth overall, with a time of 39:04. Felicity Langer was second woman home in 44:18.
James Eve of Headington Road Runners flew round the half marathon course in a time of 1:15:25 with James Marshall 2nd in 1:18:03. First woman home, and 8th overall, was Sian Khan in 1:25:10 followed by Melissa Venables of Spa Striders with a time of 1:30:03
The marathon was a close race for the first half then Jason Merrick of Driffield Striders pulled clear to finish in 2:46:40, Joe Welch following him home in 3:01:01. Alayne Malkin was first woman back with a time of 3:16:23 with Deborah Church of Driffield Striders second in 3:18:22.
For the full results see the results page .