A look at some of the top performances from the past week, including a 50km race walk PB by Dominic King to put him second on the UK all-time list

The major events of the weekend were the National Road Relay Championships at Sutton Park and the Chicago Marathon, but there was plenty of other action, both in the UK and overseas.

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon, October 9

Just a few week after being the leading Briton in the Berlin Marathon, Paul Martelletti won the men’s race by almost eight minutes in 2:19:36.

Sarah Lowery was the first woman in 2:45:53.

In fifth place, Treena Johnson set a British over-55 record of 2:56:19.

German 50km Walk Championships, Andernach, October 8

Carl Dohmann won the German title in a PB 3:47:57 while Dominic King was fourth in a PB and UK lead of 3:55:48 to go second on the British all-time list.

Vitality Oxford Half Marathon, October 9

Paul Whittaker won in a time of 67:18, while Molly Browne won the women’s race in a PB 81:14.

Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon, October 9

Kenyan athletes dominated with Shadrack Korir winning in 63:57 from Gideon Kimosop.

Teresian Omosa won the women’s race in 75:06 but was pushed all the way by Kent AC’s Amy Clements who was second in a PB 75:13.

England Masters Inter Area Match, Wimbledon Common, October 8

Veterans AC dominated the inter area match.

W50 Clare Elms won the women’s race by over a minute from fellow England masters international and W45 Sarah Unwin-Mann.

The men’s race was won by M40 Lance Norcliffe from leading M55 Julian Critchlow.

A full report and Jeremy Hemming’s photographs will appear in this week’s AW magazine.

Essex League, Thurrock, October 8

Seventeen-year-old Ahmed Abdulle won the senior men’s race while another promising junior, Gemma Holloway, won the women’s race.

Start Fitness North East Harrier League, Druridge Bay, October 9

Alyson Dixon ran the fastest women’s time of 24:16, though Stephanie Dann was first across the line in the handicap event.

Junior Alex Brown won the men’s race, though it was Calum Johnson who ran the fastest time of 31:29.

Les Venmore’s report and David Hewitson’s photographs will appear in this week’s magazine.

Givaudan Ashford 10km, October 9

Abel Tsegay was a clear men’s winner in 31:10 while Jennifer Benson won the women’s race in 39:26.

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