Wokingham Half Marathon

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The Wokingham Half Marathon is an annual half marathon held in Wokingham, Berkshire, England since 1984. The race currently starts and finishes at Cantley Park. It is a UK Athletics BARR Gold Graded Event. The 2008 event attracted a field of over 2,500 runners. The 2009 event due to be held on 8 February was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

The course record is held by Phil Wicks who ran in 1:03:14 in 2012. The Ladies record was set in 2008 by Liz Yelling who ran in 1:11:09.[1]

Recent winners[edit]

Edition Year Date Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
30th 2017 February 12 Toby Spencer [2] 1:05:48 Joanne Harvey[3] 1:18:10
29th 2016 February 21 Paul Pollock [4] 1:03:46 Caryl Jones[5] 1:14:35
28th 2015 February 8 Paul Martelletti 1:04:18 Hayley Munn 1:15:43
2014 Canceled due to flooding [6]
27th 2013 February 10 Adam Bowden 1.05.53 Emily Wicks 1.14.16
26th 2012 February 19 Phil Wicks[7] 1.03.14 Liz Yelling 1.12.58
25th 2011 February 13 Phil Wicks[7] 1.04.10 Liz Yelling 1.13.44
24th 2010 Jean Ndyasenga 1.04.48 Liz Yelling 1.16.53
23rd 2009 David Webb 1.04.50 Sarah Gee 1.18.10
22nd 2008 Toby Lambert 1.05.41 Liz Yelling 1.11.09
21st 2007 Williard Chinhanhu 1.04.52 Alice Braham 1.17.19
20th 2006 Huw Lobb 1.06.07 Melanie Ellis 1.17.46
19th 2005 Dai Roberts 1.12.50 Alice Braham 1.20.14
18th 2004 Jerome Claeys 1.08.37 Michelle Lee 1.15.39
17th 2003 Ronnie Adams 1.10.39 Liz Hartney 1.19.37
2002 Event Not Held
16th 2001 Andrew Hennesy 1.10.39 Sarah Bradbury 1.17.31
15th 2000 Mark Flint 1.06.04 Annie Emerson 1.15.52
14th 1999 David Taylor 1.08.42 Gill O’Connor 1.21.32
13th 1998 Vince Garner 1.06.55 Leslie Leggart 1.21.47
12th 1997 Paul Harris 1.07.50 Tracie Swindell 1.16.34
11th 1996 Gary Bishop 1.06.54 Mandy Whittington 1.20.17
10th 1995 Peter Haynes 1.05.26 Jackie Leak 1.17.44
9th 1994 Wayne Buxton 1.08.41 Jill Taylor 1.20.33
8th 1993 Mark Curzons 1.08.18 Tanya Ball 1.21.22
1992 Event Not Held
7th 1991 David Taylor 1.08.41 Paula Fudge 1.15.59
6th 1990 M Scheyt 1.08.38 Janet Kelly 1.20.36
5th 1989 Mike Hurd 1.08.29 Nicky McCracken 1.16.56
4th 1988 Rob Watts 1.06.52 Rosemary Ellis 1.17.34
3rd 1986 Bill Glad 1.08.36 Norma Blackwood 1.24.56
2nd 1985 Mike Bliss 1.08.00 Karen Whapshot 1.21.38
1st 1984 Mike Hurd 1.06.59 Jane Davies Unknown

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wokingham Half Marathon
  2. ^ Toby Spencer profile at Power of 10
  3. ^ Joanne Harvey profile at Power of 10
  4. ^ Paul Pollock profile at Power of 10
  5. ^ Caryl Jones profile at Power of 10
  6. ^ Laura Miller (7 February 2014). "Floods cause cancellation of Wokingham Half Marathon". Get Reading. Trinity Mirror Southern. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Phil Wicks profile at Power of 10

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