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Paul and Pete Nicholls.
Paul and Pete Nicholls.

Five members of Skeg Tri Club travelled to Grantham to compete in the half marathon road race.

It was the 11th Annual Newtons Fraction event which starts and ends in the South Kesteven Sports stadium.

The race heads out of Grantham into the Lincolnshire countryside onto the Grantham to Nottingham Canal towpath for nearly three miles to Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, taking in a couple of testing hills along the way before returning back into the stadium for a grandstand finish.

Finishing times were: Chris Reader 1:26-05, 21st place, Mark Wheeler 1:34-49 64th, Sandra Watson 2:07-40, 347th, Phil Shuttleworth 2:07-40, 348th, Sarah Shuttleworth 2:36-33 425th.

Another member of the Tri club, Pete Nicholls (pictured right with Paul Nicholls), travelled to Colchester to run the same half marathon distance.

The route weaves through the town centre and the surrounding countryside.

Pete completed the course in 1:36-36, 315th.