Tom Wade. Picture by Jennifer Burton.
TOM Wade was the star of this year’s IW Half Marathon with a win over almost five minutes over his rivals.
Tom, 24, of Ryde, finished the race of 1.12.37, with second-placed Ben Douglas, 23, of Newport, finishing in 1.17.21. The first IW woman was Seaview’s Laura Brackley, who completed the course in 1.34.49, .
Almost 400 runners took part in this year’s event, organised by Ryde Harriers, which took in a hilly course incorporating Brading, Bembridge, St Helens and Pondwell.
• See a full report and pictures in the Friday, August 23, County Press.