Shaw zips to half-marathon best

PUBLISHED: 11:47 07 February 2008 | UPDATED: 15:39 11 May 2010

A Royston Runner has smashed her personal best time for a half -marathon. Felicity Shaw tackled the arduous Watford half-marathon last Sunday, completing the course in 1 hour 43 minutes, 54 seconds to take over five minutes off her personal best. Shaw was

A Royston Runner has smashed her personal best time for a half -marathon.

Felicity Shaw tackled the arduous Watford half-marathon last Sunday, completing the course in 1 hour 43 minutes, 54 seconds to take over five minutes off her personal best.

Shaw was one of a nine-strong local contingent, alongside 2000 other competitors, to tackle the challenging race.

David Marriage, on his comeback run recorded 1:44, which stands him in good stead for the Edinburgh marathon at the end of May.

The other seven runners all posted good times, Toby Staines the quickest at 1:26, followed by Michelle Maxwell, 1:30.

Debbie Watson and Paul Haynes both completed the course in 1:45, with Karl Howard on 1:48.

Simon Oughton ran 1:55, while Philip Doyle missed breaking two hours by just 28 seconds.

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