Robin Hood Half Marathon

Four members of Grantham Running Club made the journey to Nottingham on the 25th September to take part in the Robin Hood half marathon.

Nearly 4,000 runners runners were cheered on by crowds as the annual race returned to Nottingham. Starting on the Victoria Embankment, the single lap traffic-free course took a picturesque route along the the River Trent, past Nottingham Castle and through The Park Estate and Wollaton Park (home of Wayne Manor Batman fans). The course returned to the Victoria Embankment Recreation ground next to the River Trent where the finish line lined with supporters awaited.

First home for GRC was Piers Pye-watson in an impressive 1:23:34. Next home, completing his third half marathon in 3 weeks Robin Atter 1:33:58, closely followed by Matthew Atter (no relation) 1:34:24. Cameron Hoggan completed the return home for GRC with a time of 1:58:17.

The race was won by Kadar Omar of Birchfield Harriers in 1:05:37. Sarah Lowery of Rotherham Harriers and AC was the first woman to cross the finish line, ending the route with a time 1:23:46.

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