Cumbria

Great Cumbrian Run attracts 1,800 entrants

Great Cumbrian Run
Image caption The race began at Carlisle Castle

About 1,800 people have taken part in the 28th Great Cumbrian Run half-marathon.

Carlisle Castle provided the backdrop for the start of Sunday's event, which passed through the villages of Cumwhinton, Wetheral and Scotby.

The first man home was Ian Crampton of Durham City in one hour and 13 minutes.

The first woman to finish was Joasia Zakrzewski, of Dumfries Running Club, in one hour and 23 minutes. The event ended at Sheepmount Athletics Stadium.

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