Runners pair-up for novel event
THE first running of a novel new half marathon provided runners with a test of strength and stamina.
The Gruesome Twosome took in a tough, undulating 13.1-mile course, starting and finishing in the village of Swallow.
Entrants competed in teams of two, with both runners required to cross the line for the time to count.
First back were the duo of Julian Moorhouse and Gavin Mann in one hour, 20 minutes and 26 seconds.
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City of Hull pair Thomas McKee and Chris Adams were next in 1.22.09.
First local back was Louth AC's Paul Jackson, who paired up with Skegness Coasters' Ben Evison. They crossed the line in 82.45 for third place.
There was a good run, in fifth position, from Wolds Vets Andy Pegg and Bob Stocks, who registered 1.29.31.
The first ladies' team across the line were Katie Dunn, and Cheryl Oakshott, of City of Hull AC, in 1.38.13.
The first mixed team home were Jayne White and Cleethorpes AC's Paul Greenwood in 1.43.50.