Williams close to his target

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Newmarket Jogger Keith Williams completed the Liverpool Marathon to edge closer to his target of running 100 marathons.

Williams improved on his recent performances in Edinburgh and Milton Keynes to complete the marathon in four hours, seven minutes and nine seconds.

Elsewhere, the scenic off-road Hatfield Forest 10km race was too good to resist for Joggers duo Nik and Bee Chapman.

Nik finished in 31st place with a time of 45 minutes and one second, while Bee came in at 58.08.

Fellow Jogger Alex Cairns had a great run to come home in second place in Sunday’s Sutton Beast 10km. Cairns posted a time of 38.36 to finish second, while Simon Harris took third in 39.12.

William and Harry Taylor both recorded personal bests at the Cambridge 2km Junior Park Run.

William (9.13) achieved a new personal best to finish 14th, Harry (14.06) took a minute off of his previous best, while brother Austin (9.16) came narrowly close to a new record of his own.

Ursula Ransom was the leading Jogger in the Stowmarket Friday Five with a time of 35.21 to take 64th place.

Neil Williamson (36.10), Neville Clarke (36.32), Brian Munns (38.48), Carolyn Anderson (42.50) and Jim Withers (44.18) also completed the circuit.

n Rhys Turnbull-Bester and Maisey Snaith qualified for the Special Olympics and National Championships, following impressive showings in Ipswich and Peterborough respectively.

Newmarket Jogger Turnbull-Bester took part in the Special Olympics GB Eastern Regional Athletic Championships, and triumphed in both events in the T20 category.

The 15-year-old clocked a time of 25.9 seconds in the 200m before recording a personal best in the 400m (58.4).

Burwell’s Snaith competed in the Anglian Schools Championship and finished runner-up in the under-15s 100m and 200m. The 14-year-old posted a time of 12.92 in the 100m and 26.13 in the 200m, before clocking new personal bests in the East Anglian League. Snaith recorded times of 12.6 in the 100m and 26.0 in the 200m in the Ipswich event.