More than 330 runners took part in the area’s first marathon of its kind in 25 years on Sunday. Photographer John Aron went along to get some pictures.
The event saw 145 runners take part in the full marathon, 128 in the half marathon and 60 runners, in 12 teams of five, take part in the relay marathon.
Richard Austin said the run – the first of its kind in the area for 25 years – went ‘so well’.
He said: “We had tremendously good reports from the runners who were full of praise for how everyone cheered them on, as well as how well the event was marshalled.”
He added: “I think it enhanced the lives of a lot of people.”
In the 26.2 mile full-marathon, first place was taken by Benjamin Harris with a time of 2.40.11, while in second place was Ruslan Seitkalijev in 2.40.52 and third was David Bone with 2.51.47.
In the 13.1 half-marathon, Richard Brown was first with 1.12.36, while Mark Sands was second in 1.15.59 and third was Natalie Burns 1.19.43.
The winning team in the 13.1 mile relay was Boston Neighbourhood Policing Team with 1.50.15, while second place went to the Hips Don’t Lie with 1.54.58.
Finally, an unnamed team came third with a time of 1.56.30.
The event was sponsored by Big Local and Ramsey Health Care.