THE Conwy Half Marathon proved to be a success once more as around 3000 people took part in the event held on Sunday.

Each runner who completed the 12th edition of the event, regardless of their finish time, received a flashy medal in recognition of their achievement.

The quickest across the finish line was Salford Harriers runner Gary Priestley, who finished with a time of 1hr 8mins 23secs. With Adam Bull (1hr 8mins 48secs) and Tom Roberts (1hr 12mins 32secs) in second and third place respectively.

The quickest female was Anna Bracegirdle from Anglesey who crossed the line in 1hr 20mins 58secs. In second was Anna Mackenzie (1hr 27mins 40secs) and third was Marth Hanby with a time of 1hr 29mins 42secs).

A spokesperson for organiser Run Wales said: “A huge well done to everyone who took part in todays Conwy half marathon.

“A massive thanks to all the helpers on the day, including all the young cadets.”

The Half Marathon route, recently voted as one of the top five most scenic half marathons in the UK by readers of Runners World, is the final stage of the Three Castles Series.

Entry forms for Conwy Half Marathon 2020 here: