James Walsh was in dominant form during the Easter Athletics Festival in the Isle of Man winning both men’s races by huge margins and setting the fastest time in the 4 x 5km relay for good measure.
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Sarah Inglis (825) was the overall winner of the women’s competition with wins in the 10km road run and Peel Hill race and second in the 5km road run. Emma Raven (850) was second overall and won the 5km. Sula Young, third overall, was only 10th in this picture (just ahead of Gail Griffiths 862) but finished
fourth. Kerrie Harris (orange vest) finished finished 5th in this race and 6th overall).
Matthew Gillespie (355) finished 2nd) in every category but at the top of Peel Hill he was following eventual 3rd placed Michael Gillespie (5th overall) Alex Bellow (4th on the day but 3rd overall). Even in April the remnants of the worst winter weather in the Isle of Man for many years can still be seen on
the mountains in the background.
Charlotte Roache (white), Ruth Joss (yellow) and Gemma Astin (red) are all exhausted on Douglas promenade after a close finish.