Horsham Joggers tackle Brighton Marathon heat

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SOARING temperatures made the going tough for runners at the second Brighton Marathon on Sunday.

This year’s course saw some improvements to the 26.2 mile course and the hot weather brought out plenty of supporters for the 7,645 finishers.

Despite the heat Horsham Joggers posted some very respectable times with Paul Oakley leading the Joggers home in 3 hours, 17 minutes, 35 seconds.

He was followed by Colin Ashby 3hr 23m 24,s Alan Greig 3h 33m 7s, Gary Tomlinson 3h 35m 47s, Iain Campbell 3h 39m 15s, Jeff Colenso 3h 41m 14s, Jason Walker 3h 46m 4s, Leigh Clarke 3h 47m 23s, Crispin Scott 3h 51m 53s, Phyl Weston 3h 54m 29s, Paul Weston 4h 8m 43s, Rob Harris 4h 15m 2s, Kirstie Charnock 4h 50m 58s and Sheila Heaton 5h 27m 47s.