Hundreds on the road to Finchley
SIX HUNDRED runners hit the streets to take on the oldest 20-mile road race in the UK in Ruislip as the 83rd annual Finchley 20 proved a hit.
Organised by Hillingdon Athletics Club, this historic event takes runners around four laps of a five-mile route through Ruislip and Ickenham, starting in Bury Street. Jonathan Poole was the first man across the line, in a time of 1:48:57, while Lucy Ashe of Metros took the honours for the ladies in a time of 2:17:04.
First across the line for Hillingdon Athletics Club, finishing sixth overall, was James Laing in a time of 1:55:08.
For more information, visit http://www. hillingdonac.co.uk/ f20.