Dale scoops second half marathon success

The 33rd Buxton Half Marathon took place last Sunday in damp and warm weather, with a sizeable field of 250 athletes from around the country taking part.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 27th May 2014, 10:16 am

The elements provided ideal running conditions for the event, which travels through some of the Peak District’s most scenic countryside.

Establishing a clear lead from the outset, last year’s winner Dale Annable of Heanor RC, maintained first position throughout the race to come home to a comfortable victory in one hour 16 minutes and 52 seconds.

That represented a six-seconds improvement on his time from last year.

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Dale Annable, of Heanor AC, who won the Buxton Half Marathon in 2014 for the second year in a row.

The first woman home was Christine Howard (Matlock AC) in 1.35.34.

For more results and pictures, see this week’s Advertiser (Out Thursday).