ATHLETICS: Riverside are kings and queens of the Castle with team double in Kimbolton race

Jo O'Regan of Riverside Runners was the first female finisher in the Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon.

Jo O'Regan of Riverside Runners was the first female finisher in the Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon. - Credit: Archant

Riverside Runners completed a team double at the Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon last Sunday.

The St Neots club took the men’s prize thanks to the performances third-placed Michael Taylor, Neil Shorten and James Shiner.

And Riverside also captured ladies’ honours with Jo O’Regan, the first female finisher, joined in the team standings by Caroline brooks and Kate Allan.

There was age-group glory for Huntingdon BRJ Run & Tri star Annette Newton, who was first home in the FV65 category.

The Eastern Counties Masters Championships were staged as part of the race and four Hunts AC members won medals.


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Nick Osborn (M35), Ieva Klavina (W35) and Caroline King (W40) all struck gold while Ty Farrer (M40) bagged bronze.

Riverside also provided the 3km fun run winner in Callum Cox, while Amelia Fleming was the first girl to finish.

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BRJ youngster Keelan Duffy was runner-up with clubmate Alex Mitton finishing ninth.

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