HUNDREDS of runners took to the streets of St Ives at the weekend for the annual 10km and 3km fun run races. The event, organised by Hunts Athletics Club and based at the St Ivo Centre, also featured a triathalon challenge for four to 14-year-olds, incorp

At the St Ivo Centre running track in the fun run

HUNDREDS of runners took to the streets of St Ives at the weekend for the annual 10km and 3km fun run races.

The event, organised by Hunts Athletics Club and based at the St Ivo Centre, also featured a triathalon challenge for four to 14-year-olds, incorporating balance tests, standing long jump and speed bounce.

Four hundred and seventy runners took part in the 10km road race, with Paolo Natali of Cambridge University holding off the challenge of two Peterborough runners to win in a time of 33.23.

Emma Kreetzer, of Cambridge and Coleridge, won the women's race in a time of 33.20.

In the team events, Werrington Joggers Ladies repeated last year's win, ahead of Riverside Runners and BRJ Huntingdon Ladies in third.

For the men, Peterborough triumphed ahead of Nene Valley Harriers and Ely Runners.

Olivia Marshall won the girls' U9 fun run, while William Forster, of Riverside Runners, won the boys' event. Tillie Long, Ruth Flory, Helen West, Christopher Forster, Jonathan Richardson and Christopher Smith were other age group winners.