LOSTOCK AC's Anthony Wilcock completed his 30th half marathon in his 30th year by finishing 30th at the Huntley Half Marathon in Aberdeenshire. Wilcock, who has undertaken the half-marathon odyssey around the UK to raise awareness and funds for the Zuri Project in Uganda, finished his final race in a time of 1hr 52mins 32secs, where he was joined by his proud father David Wilcock, who finished in a time of 2:08:28, and was cheered over the finishing line by equally proud grandparents.

Also joining Anthony on his 30th event were fellow Lostockers Brian Halton (1:56:23) and Ian Johnson (2:03:33).

The Great North Run saw Paul Lacey post a time of 1:52:26, Heather Soden complete her first half marathon in 2:10:45 and Vikki Goodyear raising money for brain cancer research, coming home in 3:00:35.

Heading to Wales for her first half marathon was Kimberley Couper-Weng, who completed the Lake Vryrnwy race in a strong time of 1:45:34.

Keswick, with the panorama of Skiddaw and Blencathra, was the start and finish point for the Derwent Water 15k Trail Challenge.

Taking on the trails of the northern Lake District were Andy Ginty (1:36:27), Anthony Maxwell (1:39:14) and Sheila Maxwell (2:00:20).

Rounding off a busy weekend of racing for Lostock was Chris Taylor who turned in his normal strong time of 1:57:52 in Cheshire at the Delamere Trail half marathon. 

Parkrun results: Haigh Hall – Gareth Pratt 22:09, Andy Laycock 24:45, Ian Burns 26:33, Alan Mather 28:20; Bolton – Josie Greenhalgh 24:55, Jocelyn Chadderton 27:26.