Superb times from marathon ladies

There were terrific performances from two of our top female runners at marathons over the weekend.

Karen Ives produced a magnificent run at the Abingdon Marathon, finishing third in her category, as she crossed the line in a stunning time of 3:30:48.

Meanwhile, at the first ever Yorkshire Marathon, in York, Claire Piercy ran a brilliant personal best time of 3:48:02.

Also running at York, was Duncan Jackson, who finished in 4:07:51.