ATHLETICS: Age-group success for Annette in Edinburgh

BRJ runners who completed the Edinburgh Marathon are, from the left, Sarah Hall, Janet John, Jo Muff

BRJ runners who completed the Edinburgh Marathon are, from the left, Sarah Hall, Janet John, Jo Muff, Annette Newton, Kate Ruddock, David Newton and Rob Farrant. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri runner Annette Newton claimed age-group honours in the Edinburgh Marathon.

Newton starred with a time of 3:59.37 in the Scottish capital to clinch the WV65-70 spoils.

Husband David also enjoyed a fine run as he finished fourth in his category in 3:38.24 while Rob Farrant made a pleasing return from injury to lead the local club in 3:19.49.

Kate Ruddock (4:36.20), Sarah Hall (4:36.20), Jo Muff (4:31.00) and Janet John (4:51.30) were also in action for BRJ.

Alice Noyes completed the accompanying half-marathon in 2:33.36 while two other BRJ members took part in the 10k race.


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Jules Farrow clocked a speedy 49.19 while Tony Farrow finished in 1:00.52.

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