A look at some of the athletics results from the past week, including a course record by Martelletti for his fourth consecutive Brighton Half Marathon win

More in-depth coverage of the Indoor British Championships can be found here and here, while an English National Cross Country round-up is here, and Scottish and Welsh Cross Country results here.


Vitality Brighton Half Marathon, February 28

Paul Martelletti won for the fourth year in a row in a course record 64:54.

It was his third half-marathon success of the month, having also won at Watford and Tunbridge Wells, and he was also successful in a Met league cross-country and ran a solo 14:32 parkrun.

Leigh Lattimore, in her debut over the distance, took the women’s event in 75:53.

Martin’s Duff”s reports plus photograph will appear in this week’s AW magazine.

World’s Best 10km, Puerto Rico, February 28

In hot conditions Bedan Karoki of Kenya outsprinted compatriot Leonard Barsoton to win in 27:42 It was also a close women’s race with Mary Wacera leading five runners inside 32 minutes and winning in 31:49.

Gemma Steel was 12th in 33:55.

Action Heart 5, February 24

Former European junior 1500m champion Jake Wightman won by two minutes in 25:10.

Chichester Corporate Challenge 4.5km, February 24

South of England cross-country silver medallist Chris Zablocki, who is working in Chichester after moving from the USA, ran the second fastest ever time in this event of 12:49, 10 days after competing in the US Marathon trials.


Big Ten Conference Indoor Championships, USA, February 26-27 

Cindy Ofili clocked 7.99 to finish as runner-up in the 60m hurdles. That time is just 0.02 off her personal best.

Ofili was also fifth in the 60m in a time of 7.39.

SEC Conference Indoor Championships, USA, February 26-27

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake won the men’s 200m final in 20.53 after having run 20.51 in the heats for a British under-23 best and to go equal fourth on the UK indoor all-time list.

There was a world-leading 200m of 22.45 in the 200m by Felicia Brown well clear of Kyra Jefferson’s 22.76.

Madrid, February 26

Canadian Tim Nedow won the shot with 20.71m ahead of Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki who again improved his European junior indoor all-time best with the senior implement to 20.61m.

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