Adams wins Berkhamsted half marathon

St Albans Striders' men's team collects the team prize at the Berkhamsted half marathon.

St Albans Striders' men's team collects the team prize at the Berkhamsted half marathon. - Credit: Archant

St Albans Striders’ Paul Adams won the men’s race at Sunday’s Berkhamsted half marathon.

Adams finished in 1:11:10 to take individual glory. He added the team prize to his haul as Richard Harry (1:22:36) and Graham Foster (1:24:12) also finished high up the field.

For the women, Anna Ward and Lucy Martin finished in second and 14th respectively.

Wendy Walsh was the first female to finish the Herts County Vets 5 Mile Championships, and, in the men’s event, Graham Smith came fourth in a time of 28:38.

Further afield, Simon Fraser came fifth in the Greenwich Meridian 10K and Jack Brooks completed a very muddy Mill Hill Trail Marathon in a time of 5:36:21.


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There was also a strong performance from the Striders at the parkrun, with Graham Smith in second and Martin Whitworth in third. In the women’s race, Helen Cartlidge and Jenny Maddocks also took second and third positions.

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