ATHLETICS: Toni qualifies for national side as March Athletics Club take their chance to shine

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Runners from March Athletics Club took their chance to shine in the winter sun last week.

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Members took on the challenging Folksworth 15 course on Sunday in preparation for the spring marathon training season.

Luke Brown finished in a superb 27th place out of 462 finishers while Nina Markillie was first lady home in a personal best of 2:19:48, beating last year's time by five minutes.

Toni Alcatraz earned her place in the England masters half-marathon team after coming first in her age category at the qualifying event in Cheshire in a time of 1:25:29.

In the police sport UK cross country south east championships, Teilo Pearce finished ninth in Bury St Edmunds in 42:44.

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FULL RESULTS

Folksworth 15

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Luke Brown 1:36:15; Mick Stacey 1:48:34; Steven Robinette 1:49:01; Daniel Barber 1:49:45; Brian Harding 2:02:06; Phillip Beldom 2:07:40; James Arran 2:10:44; Jon Long 2:15:58; Tom Orr: 2:19:36; Nina Markillie 2:19:48; Stephen Starr 2:19:48; Scott Bywater 2:26:31; Graeme Dedman 2:26:41; Jordan Lancaster 2:41:07; Malcolm Hunt 2:51:33; Suzanne Orr 3:08:30.

SE Region Police Sport UK Cross Country Championships

Teilo Pearce 42:44.

England Masters half-marathon Qualifier

Toni Alcatraz 1:25:28.