In the men's race, John Ashcroft from Liverpool Harriers AC made a welcome return to the event and completed the new course in 32:35.  Karl Taylor from Morpeth Harriers was 2nd male in 33:27. Last years winner Jake Littlehales from Stockport finished in 33:38.
In the Ladies event, Sarah Cumber from Halifax Harriers crossed the finish line in 38:27 which will stand as the new course record for Females. Vicky Unsworth from Liverpool finished in 2nd in 38:59, whilst Rachael Fairclough from St Helens Striders secured 3rd place on home ground in 41:25.
Vets results as follows:
V35 Sharon Samson 41:32
V40 Jeanette Fisher 46:05
V45 Michelle Liddle 43:15
V50 Yvonne Neary 52:42
V55 Carol Foster 49:09
V40 Mike Golbourne 36:21
V45 Andrew Parkinson 38:00
V50 John Greenall 37:21
V55 Geoff Parr 42:53
V60 Anthony Metcalf 41:17

Full results can be seen below: