ANDREW Clague headed West Cheshire’s charge at the popular Shell Four Villages Half Marathon from Helsby on Sunday.
Clague completed the 13.1-mile course in one hour 23 minutes and 38 seconds, ahead of Graham Earlam (1:27.48), Clive Donovan (1:28.29), Richard Baterham (1:33.27), Andy Hickmott (1:37.43), Mike Perchard (1:38.24), Tony Kennedy (1:38.53), Christopher Cain (1:41.27), Brian Beattie (1:42.32), Alan Cooper (1:43.43), Mark Povey (1:48.41), Joanne Fellows (1:56.18), Jayne Boyle (1:59.16), Charles Thackray (2:06.27), Mark Davies (2:16.43), Mary Radford (2:17.34) and Brenda Sharp (2:35.33).
For Ellesmere Port Running Club, Simon Jeffs was the first finisher in 1:19.12. That was enough for him to take 34th spot in the men’s race and 24th in the senior male section.
He was closely followed by team-mates Keith Jones (90th in 1:24.48) and Paul Robertson (121st in 1:27.10, 15th MV45).
Tickets are on sale for West Cheshire AC’s prize night at Chester RUFC, Hare Lane, Chester, on Friday, February 1 (7.30pm). Tickets, £2.50 each, can be obtained on training nights at the Stanney track.