BURNDENERS Paul and Brenda Sedgwick performed well at the Equinox 24-hour running in event in Belvoir on the Lincolnshire/Leicestershire border. Paul took part in the 24-hour solo event with the aim being to complete as many laps of a multi-terrain 10k course as possible in the permitted time.

He completed an impressive tally of six consecutive laps in a time of 11hrs 16mins 25secs.

Brenda, meanwhile, finished the night time 10k race in a time of 1:34:17.

Closer to home, Burnden were well represented in the Southport 10k road race – a relatively flat, two-lap course.

Diane Wylie starred and completed the course in a personal-best time of 55:12

'Mr consistent' Andy Dunleavy finished second V60 in a time of 41:21 while others who finished were: Cheryl Dunleavy (1:07:23), Jen Forkin (1:07:24), Shirley Robinson (1:08:23), Clare Yates (1:11:12) and Nicola Hardy (1:11:16).

Christophe Menand followed up his impressive display on the fells last week by taking on the Three Shires fell race, starting in Ambleside.

Renowned as one of the toughest on the circuit, the route consists of 12.4 miles and a total of more than 4,000 feet of climb.

Menand was among 240 runners and finished in a time of 3:28:43.

Parkrun travellers this week included Paul Duke (20:06), Aidy Ashburn (21:14) and Steven Bate (22:44), at Haigh Hall in Wigan, Gayle Gerrard (25:25), at Heaton Park, and Tony Woodiwiss (27:31), who returned from injury at Warrington.