Hayle Runners were out doing the business in half marathons in the last week with strong performances and personal bests at half marathons at Hampton Court, Thorpe Park, Bodmin and Malta.

Emma Paull was crowned queen of the day taking third place female in the Hampton Court half marathon in a fantastic time of 1 hour 24 minutes and 19 seconds.

Rob Trembath was close behind finishing in an impressive time of 1 hour 26 minutes and 11 seconds.

Nearby in Surrey at the Thorpe Park half marathon, new club member Zoe Lock achieved a strong personal best finishing in a time 1 hour 53 minutes.

Closer to home at the challenging Bodmin Fire and Rescue half marathon, Louise Ollivier led the team home in a time of 2 hours 17 minutes, followed by Mike Baldwin in 2hrs 21 minutes and Michelle Roskilly in 2 hrs 22 minutes.

Corinne Gerrard built upon her terrific improvement in the last few months by smashing her personal best time in the warmth of the Malta Half Marathon by finishing in a time of 1 hour 42 minutes.

The next half marathon in Cornwall is the Falmouth half marathon on March 18.

Hayle Runners training nights are Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. On Tuesday the club runs from Hayle Rugby Club behind M+S where runners of all abilities are welcome to join 8-10 differently paced groups led by qualified leaders and coaches. Beginners are particularly welcomed on a Tuesday evening where a walk/ run group is supported by dedicated Leaders.

On Thursday evenings at 7pm a structured track session is held at Carn Brea Leisure Centre where a programme of training led by the clubs coaches is open to members and non members.

On most Sundays runs are held at different venues to support members training for longer runs and races in the County or further afield.