2014 Jersey Marathon: Aleksey Troshkin sets course record

Aleksey Troshkin
It was the first time that Aleksey Troshkin had run the Jersey Marathon

Russia's Aleksey Troshkin set a new course record as he won the 2014 Jersey Marathon in a time of 2:18:31.

The time was six minutes quicker than the previous best set by

Ethiopia's Getenesh Tamirit was the first woman to the finish line in a time of two hours and 47 minutes.

More than 400 people took part in the event which is now in its ninth year and starts and finishes at the Weighbridge in St Helier.

It was the third year in a row that the course record had been broken after