March AC runner Melissa Neal shines at St Ives 10km race

Katie Ward, Tracy Farr, Sarah Gauvin (and Henry). Front - Adam Chown.

Katie Ward, Tracy Farr, Sarah Gauvin (and Henry). Front - Adam Chown. - Credit: Archant

March AC runner Melissa Neal was first lady home and fourth overall in the St Ives 10km race.

She won the vet-35 prize in 38 minutes 52 seconds, while Andrew Larham won first vet-55 (40.34).

Jevan Robertson achieved a personal best (37.16) and was 16th overall in a field of 750 runners.

Four Fenland Running Club members competed in the Marham 10km race. In a field of 89 runners, Adam Chown was first club runner home in 14th with a personal best of 42 minutes 56 seconds.

Sarah Gauvin was third lady home in 23rd (44.39), Katie Ward was 27th (46.17) and Tracy Farr 76th (1.00.55).

March AC Results: Jevan Robertson 16th, 37.16; Melissa Neal 26th, 38.52; Lee Carey 27th, 39.00; Andrew Larham 45th, 40.34; Billy Bremner 46th, 40.49; Wayne Stimson 61st, 42.46; Simon Render 62nd, 43.12; Debra Wait 71st, 43.22; Geraldine Larham 105th, 44.55; Darren Moat 124th, 45.42; Justin Elvidge 134th, 46.13; Brian Harding 137th, 46.04; Helena Mueller 247th, 51.13 (PB); Graeme Robertson 359th, 56.38; Pat Brown 483rd, 1.07.41.

Walpole St Andrew athlete Matt Pyatt, representing Eastern Veterans, came second in the 800m at the Inter Area Athletics meeting in Solihull (two mins 7.44 seconds).