LOSTOCK'S Karen Taylor notched another personal-best time when she competed in her first ever triathlon at Edge Hill University.

Off the back of a PB at the Greater Manchester Marathon, Taylor finished the West Lancs Spring triathlon in an overall time of 1hr 33mins 39secs for the three disciplines, including a PB of 25:31 for the 5k.

She was also one of 19 Lostockers to compete in the second of the three Mad Bull's Curley's midweek races, finishing in a time of 30:16.

First Lostocker home in 14th place, and second in his age group, was James Jackson in 20:35.

Other results: Stuart Hatton 22:17, Mark Shuttleworth 22:59, Gareth Pratt 24:18, Paul Lacey 24:30, Andy Laycock 24:36, Rachel Hancock 24:57, Donna Kelsall 25:57 (second in age group), Kathryn Orrell 26:41, Jocelyn Chadderton 27:13, Jennifer Donnellan 28:00, Ian Burns 28:19, Sam Shields 28:40, Anthony Maxwell 29:38, Amy Trevor 30:08, Karen Taylor 30:16, Sheila Garewell 31:16, Emma Hatton 32:03, Heather Sedan 39:30.

Not to be outdone by wife Karen, Chris Taylor was one of four Lostock green vests at the Wardle Skyline fell race,  finishing the seven miles and 1,200 feet of ascent in 1:03:19.

Mark Shuttleworth finished in 1:01:04, Ian Taylor clocked 1:08:10 and Josie Greenhalgh was home in 1:12:02.

Rachel Hancock was sixth-placed woman, and second in age group, at the Radcliffe 10k in a time of 50:54, with Barry Wroe finishing in 53:09 and Donna Kelsall in 53:40.

Triathlon member Mary White qualified to represent Great Britain in her age group at the 2020 World Duathlon championships by finishing first in her age group at the Stockton Sprint Duathlon in an overall time of 1:25:51.

Meanwhile, there were parkrun PBs for Heather Miles-Marlow, Stuart Hatton, Emma Hatton, Ian Burns, Gareth Pratt and Andy Laycock.