TORBAY AC runners Natasha Stanbury and Martyn Breslan both ran personal best times at the Cardiff Half-Marathon.
Stanbury improved her PB by eight minutes and Breslan by six.
Breslan was the fastest runner from South Devon area and Amelia Hall was fastest Torbay lady.
Rachel Kidd also had a good run with a one minute PB improvement.
Unfortunately, Steve Wilbraham had to pull out at seven miles with an injury.
A record 19,000 runners took on this new course.
228 Martyn Breslan (1.21.23) - 1359 Amelia Hall (1.38.08) - 2376 Natasha Stanbury (1.43.29) - 10965 Rachel Kidd (2.19.14).
TORBAY'S Sally Shoolbraid travelled to Chester to run in the Destination Marathon.
It is billed as fast course, starting and finishing at Chester Racecourse and taking in the historic City of Chester and the stunning Cheshire and North Wales villages.
Shoolbraid got round in 4.36.20, discovering it wasn't quite the flat course she had expected.
"It was quite undulating and hot and the hills between miles 20 and 25 were hard going," she said.
"I need a whole new strategy for getting up a hill at mile 25."
TORBAY'S Pete Monaghan was second overall at the Teign Valley Toddle.
Monaghan finished just under three minutes behind race winner Richard Edwards from Exeter Harriers.
Monaghan also won the V40 age category. Third was Ewan Walton of Teignbridge Trotters.
Stuart Parkes had a successful run and beat his previous time on this run by more than 12 minutes.
The Toddle, now in its 14th year, is an undulating 10¼-mile event starting and finishing at the Teign Valley Community Hall in Christow.
Simon Bunday and Levin Thompson of Dawlish Coasters completed the course in 1hr 25min and in 1hr 28min respectively.
TORBAY AC RESULTS
2 Peter Monaghan (62.18) - 15 Stuart Parkes (72.40) - 52 Paul Frissen (84.46) - 58 Karen Frissen (86.50) - 64 Ray Brown (89.31) - 70 Tessa Hearfield (91.34)
HELEN Anthony ran a coastal marathon on the first day of a three-day coastal challenge along the Atlantic coast in Cornwall.
The marathon took the runners from Constantine Bay near Padstow and followed the South West coast path for a marathon distance, with the last two miles involving running the entire length of Perranporth beach.
The weather was fantastic, allowing runners to full appreciate the stunning scenery along that stretch of coast and Helen finished in seventh place (second lady) in a time of 4.20.51.
Mark Wotton ran the Clarandon Marathon. The race started at Laverstock in Salisbury and followed tracks, fields and woodland to Winchester with plenty of undulating hills along the route.
His time by his watch was 4.59 with about 150 running the marathon and there were a lot of relay runners taking part.
Thirty Teignbridge Trotters had a go at the Teign Valley Toddle.
Ewan Walton brought the trotter's home in 65.08 for third overall place and second in his male veteran category, which was one place higher than last year.
Alan Boone, struggling with injury, was 16th in 74.32 while Bruce Campbell was 25th in 76.32. Mark Hutchins was next in 76.55 and 28th while Wilfred Taylor raced into 31st in 77.09 and picked up first male vet 60.
Other trotters did the following 34th (77.58) Gary Clark, 38th (79.11) John Tweedie, 39th (81.11) Jon Grimes, Sarah Schutte 40th (81.19) 42nd (81.34) Mark Becker, 44th (82.00) Jacki Woon. Stuart Moulson did 47th (83.07) Chris Wride 48th (83.21) Nathan Elphick 49th (83.28), Pete Hayward 50th (83.52), 57th (86.39) Keith Anderson, 67th (91.02)Ryan Anthony, 71st (91.35) Sharon Bowman, 73rd (92.41) Eleanor Taylor, 74th (92.43)Tamsin Cook ,75th (92.45) Emma Pearcy , 79th (95.06) Derek Blackford, 82nd (97.26) Ruth Johnson, 89th (103.06), Beverley Dennis, 90th (103.22) Sharon Hutchins, 91st (103.42) Sally Ingledew , 93rd (105.26) Stella Imong and 96th (107.07) Hayley Brown.
THE Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon boasts one of the most stunning 13.1 mile courses around.
Daryl Milford completed in 1.22.13 in 224th place while Catherine Barnes ran 2.14.22 for 9803th place out of the 14226 runners who completed the course.
NEW member Abigail Blee ran the Royal Parks Half-Marathon in London.
The course took runners through Hyde Park, into London, across London Bridge, past the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and back to Hyde Park.
Blee's previous best for a half-marathon was 1 hour 50 minutes a year ago. She ran the race well, keeping under eight-minute miles until about mile six, where she started to struggle.
Blee crossed the finishing line in 1 hour 43 seconds with an overall position of 1,894 from 19,000 starters.