Horsham’s Gareth third at first Chichester half marathon

Horsham Jogger Gareth Leighton strode to a superb third place finish in the inaugural Chichester Half Marathon on Sunday.

He clocked 1hour 22minutes 9seconds - while Petra Lewis was the first Horsham female to finish in 1hr 48m 47s

Meanwhile Jenny Boyd (65m03s) and Victoria Saunders (71-32) ran well in the 5 mile Hickstead Gallop.

Elsewhere, the weekly Tilgate 5k Park Run saw fine runs By Raff Vitale(21m39s). Paul Addie (22-35), Helen Woods (27m43s) and Pamela Warren (27m52s).

Remaining Chichester half results: James Munden 1-58-52, Rebecca Clay 2-08-09, Ann Figg 2-13-54, Melanie Burton 2-25-17.