ATHLETICS: Marshall leads 1-2-3 for Oxford City

Oxford City’s (from left) runner-up Nick Jones, winner Matthieu Marshall and third-placed Steve Copley celebrate their success in the Wallingford Thames Run 10K

Oxford City’s (from left) runner-up Nick Jones, winner Matthieu Marshall and third-placed Steve Copley celebrate their success in the Wallingford Thames Run 10K

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Oxford City’s men secured a one-two-three in the Wallingford Thames Run 10K.

Matthieu Marshall completed the multi-terrain course in 37mins 6secs to pip clubmate Nick Jones (37.09), with Steve Copley (37.19) third.

Marshall and Jones led for the most part, despite having to hurdle a fence after getting lost late on.

Wallingford’s Mel Wilkins (Belgrave Harriers) was the first lady home in 40.49.

Minna Jones-Walters (41.42), another Wallingford resident, was second ahead of Didcot Runners’ Ann Rostern (44.03).

l STEVE Naylor and Alex Wall-Clarke had strong runs in the Bupa London 10,000.

Cassington’s Naylor came 30th in 31mins 29secs, while Wall-Clarke, from Abingdon, was 33rd in 31.44.

RESULTS ROUND-UP

(senior men unless stated)

WALLINGFORD THAMES RUN 10K

Didcot Runners: A Rostern (LV45) 44.03, M Walker 44.55, J Harrigan 50.38, T Lamble (SL) 51.17, N Francis (V40) 52.53, S Powell (LV40) 53.38, A Gordon 58.08, S Dunbar (SL) 1.02.46, A Gordon (SL) 1.09.47.

White Horse H: 4 P Jegou 37.27, 97 I Rees (V45) 47.43.

Witney RR: W Downey (SM) 48.18.

TEWKESBURY HALF MARATHON

Eynsham RR: L Hillsdon 1.34.06 pb.

OXFORD PARKRUN

Witney RR: J Evans (V40) 22.24.

ABINGDON PARKRUN

Witney RR: W Downey 22.07.

HUNTINGDON PARKRUN

Witney RR: S Le Good 19.26.

EDINBURGH 10K

Abingdon: 958 L Hamilton (LV55) 58.11.

EDINBURGH MARATHON

Abingdon: 373 N Hamilton (V50) 3.10.59 pb.

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