Paul Martelletti is celebrating a double win after cruising to victory in the Brighton Half Marathon today. The Victoria Park Harrier won the Brighton 10K last year. He won' the men's race in the Half Marathon in a time of 67 minutes and 29 seconds.
Worthing and District Harrier Emma Taylor-Gooby spoke to Meridian reporter Andrea Thomas of her pleasure in beating most of the men to finish the Brighton Half Marathon. She was doubly pleased with her record-breaking time of 78 minutes and six seconds - two minutes quicker than the course record.
Worthing and District Harrier Emma Taylor-Gooby completed a record-breaking win at the Brighton Half Marathon. Her 78 minute six second run was more than two minutes quicker than the previous course record set by Brighton and Hove City's Fiona Powell in 2011.
Paul Martelletti, of Victoria Park Harriers, won the men's race in 6 7minutes, 29 seconds.
Runners are being greeted by beautiful sunshine this morning as 12,000 of them get ready to pound the streets of Brighton and Hove today. The city's annual half marathon was launched in 1991 when it had just 200 runners competing. It's now one of the country's most popular seafront road races.