Successful first day of marathon weekend in Northumberland
0 Have your say More than 1,000 took part in the first half of a major sporting event in Northumberland today.
The Saturday races of the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend, which is being held at Northumbrian Water’s Leaplish Waterside Park in Kielder Water & Forest Park, included the Kielder 10k.
Around 900 runners signed up for it and the finishing time for the winner, David Beech of Blyth Running Club, was 35 minutes and two seconds.
The 36-year-old said: “My tactics were to go out quite hard on that first hill, to see if I could get a bit of a lead, and then pretty much... read more
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