Record breakers star as hundreds take part in Sutton Beast event

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Records were made to be broken at the Sutton Beast event on Sunday, with over 500 runners taking part.

Athletes warm up ahead of the Sutton Beast. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Athletes warm up ahead of the Sutton Beast. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Both the male and female 10km times were exceeded on a day where weather conditions remained fine throughout.

The Mini Fun Runners ran the 2.5km course, whilst 60% of the field completed the Tony Robinson Memorial 10k.

In the 10k, Alan Darby of Ely Runners earned the record for fastest time with 33:23, as Lisa Marriott of Ramsey Road Runners notched the quickest female best in a time of 41:00.

Independent runner Edward Suswain won the 2.5k run in a time of 9:04, with Gemma Bridges of Ely Runners next up in 9:39.

Both adults and children took part in the event. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Both adults and children took part in the event. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant


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Community stalls and musical entertainment was also on offer as all money was raised for Cambridgeshire charity Cams Sight, who support those who are visually impaired to get active through sport.

Full results can be found at: https://resultscui.active.com/events/SuttonBeast

Katie Mowatt, of Chatteris, took on her first ever 10k race at the weekend as she completed the 2019

Katie Mowatt, of Chatteris, took on her first ever 10k race at the weekend as she completed the 2019 Sutton Beast in a time of 62 minutes, placing her 218th out of 350 runners. Picture; IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Lisa Marriott broke the women's record: Picture; IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Lisa Marriott broke the women's record: Picture; IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Organisers hold runners' medals. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Organisers hold runners' medals. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Sutton Beast Race Director, Michelle Bird. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Sutton Beast Race Director, Michelle Bird. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Edward Suswain won the Sutton Beast Male 2.5km run. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Edward Suswain won the Sutton Beast Male 2.5km run. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Medals from the Sutton Beast race. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER

Medals from the Sutton Beast race. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHER - Credit: Archant

Runners look to the finish line at the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHY

Runners look to the finish line at the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

Adults and children took part together in the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY

Adults and children took part together in the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

The Sutton Beast was in attendance on Sunday. Picture: IAN STACEY

The Sutton Beast was in attendance on Sunday. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Volunteers at the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY

Volunteers at the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Runners during the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners during the Sutton Beast event. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Youngsters take part in the Sutton Beast challenge. Picture: MICHELLE BIRD

Youngsters take part in the Sutton Beast challenge. Picture: MICHELLE BIRD - Credit: Archant

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY

Runners at the Sutton Beast start line. Picture: IAN STACEY - Credit: Archant

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