LOSTOCK AC members had a weekend of hard racing that took in Snowdonia, the Lake District and Liverpool, as well as the first of this summer's Rivington-based Jubilee races.

James Jackson was the first of nine Lostockers at the midweek Jubilee race in a time of 32mins 26secs and 18th overall.

Mark Shuttleworth and Andy Laycock were fourth and fifth in their age group in times of 36:37 and 37:22 respectively.

Paul Lacey and Paul Walton both finished in 38:03, with top-five age-group finishes for Donna Kelsall (39:56), Ian Johnson (41:07) and David Wilcock (43:30), with Jocelyn Chadderton finishing in 44:08.

Mark Liptrot finished the inaugural 50-mile, with 23,000 feet of climbing, Ultra Tour of Snowdonia in 18:53:00, while the Old County Tops fell race, covering 38 miles and 11,000 feet of climbing over Coniston Old Man, Scafell Pike and Hellvelyn, saw an age-category win for Albert Sunter and partner Natasha Fellows in a time of 9:57:05, with Tony Marlow and Josie Greenhalgh placed second in their age category in 10:23:43.

Jocelyn Chadderton, ably supported by Mark Checkley, completed the Buttermere Sailbeck fell race.

Away from the hills, Kate Rotheram completed her first road marathon, the Liverpool Rock 'n' Roll marathon series, in a time of 5:22:04.

In the half marathon, Kerry Varden finished in 1:58:00, Donna Kelsall posted a personal best of 2:01:26 and Heather Miles-Marlow finished in 3:43:56.

Rachel Hancock was the 36th-placed woman at the Cheshire Triathlon in an overall time of 1:26:13, with Jonathan Cosgrove turning in an equally quick time of 1:13:03.

Mark Shuttleworth and Nikki Hamerton completed the St Anne's Triathlon in overall times of 1:19:19 and 1:27:27 respectively, while Alan Mather posted a time of 4:17:33 at the iconic Slateman Triathlon in the heart of Snowdonia.