THOUSANDS of runners braved atrocious weather to compete in the annual Blaydon Race to raise money for the Charlie Crowe Scanner Appeal, which aims to help people in the North East with Alzheimers disease.

Kenyan runner Ezekiel Cherop knocked Morpeths Ian Hudspith off the top spot with a time of 27 minutes 41 seconds, beating Ians record of 27 min 44 secs set last year.

The North East runner came in third in this years race, which saw 4,000 people take on the 5.9 miles to Blaydon.

The Results of the first 50 men and First 25 women are:

LEADING FINISHERS MEN TOP 50

1 E Cherop (Kenya) 27:41; 2 J Ndayisenga (Birch) 27:53; 3 I Hudspith (Morp) 28:14; 4 R McLeod (Tipt) 28:44; 5 M Pierson (Holm) 28:58; 6 P Wylie (Brist) 29:09; 7 M Buckingham (Holm) 29:20; 8 S Hepples (Newham) 29:21; 9 P Newton (Morp) 29:34; 10 R Floyd (Morp) 30:08; 11 J Buis (Heat) 30:13; 12 D Kirkland (Alnw) 30:16; 13 M Dawson (Morp) 30:35; 14 A Tatham (NYkMrs) 30:41; 15 M Boucher (Alders) 30:50; 16 I Crampton (V45, DurC) 30:58; 17 I Twaddle (NSP) 31:14; 18 D Purvis (C-le-St) 31:21; 19 C Paton (Gates) 31:31; 20 J Raven (C-le-St) 31:32; 21 D Swinburne (Morp) 31:33; 22 C Franks (Gates) 31:38; 23 G Moore (V40, NSP) 31:42; 24 C Duff (Unatt) 31:49; 25 R Hand (V45, DurC) 31:52; 26 B McMillan (Clare) 31:54; 27 G Bracken (V45, NSP) 31:55; 28 G Bainbridge (V40, SthSh) 31:56; 29 L Buswell (Gosf) 31:56; 30 P Duffy (Crook) 31:57; 31 P Besford (V40, Unatt) 32:01; 32 P Waterston (V40, Morp) 32:08; 33 D Patterson (V40, Unatt) 32:13; 34 A Lawrence (Morp) 32:19; 35 P Walker (V40, Morp) 32:20; 36 J Stephens (LFell) 32:21; 37 D Flint (Blay) 32:22; 38 P Turner (Elsw) 32:27; 39 L Smith (Heat) 32:38; 40 M Slater (Gates) 32:40; 41 M Hudspith (V40, Morp) 32:47; 42 M Tomlinson (V40, Ch-le-St) 32:47; 43 M Likeman (Heat) 32:51; 44 N Camilleri (Gates) 32:52; 45 K Stephenson (V45, Elsw) 32:58; 46 T Griffiths (V45, Tyne) 32:04; 47 V Hemy (V40, NSP) 33:13; 48 I Robinson (Heat) 33:25; 49 L Grant (Unatt) 33:32; 50 K Robertshaw (V45, Ch-le-St) 33:42.

WOMEN TOP 25

1 J Heslop (Clapham) 31:25; 2 A Dixon (Ch-le-St) 31:34; 3 G Tamerate (Belgr) 32:28; 4 Y Taye (Ethiopia) 33:22; 5 T Laws (Ch-le-St) 33:36; 6 J Mooney (Morp) 34:13; 7 A Fox (Morp) 34:26; 8 J Stewart (W50, Ryton Tri) 34:45; 9 C Simpson (Ch-le-St) 35:00; 10 C Summersgill (M&C) 35:09; 11 G Measso (Birch) 35:12; 12 A Hunter (Ch-le-St) 36:00; 13 C Dickie (Morp) 36:23; 14 L Noble (SundStr) 36:44; 15 Y Thiru (W40, Elsw) 36:54; 16 H Reed (Sund) 37:20; 17 V Booth (SundStr) 37:25; 18 V Hindson (Walls) 37:33; 19 S Lister (W35, BhillBnds) 37:40; 20 J Mitchell (W45, Unatt) 37:55; 21 J Mitchell (W45, Tyne) 37:55; 22 C Jackson (W45, Allen Vall) 38:08; 23 L Hayes (NSP) 38:20; 24 O Tindale (DurC) 38:27; 25 H Gertig (Blay) 38:36.

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