7 Striders marked the return of the Maidstone Half Marathon after its absence of two years. The new course took them around the challenging lanes in and around the villages of Boughton Monchelsea, Loose and East Farleigh on a wet October morning.
Andy Baptie was first Strider home in a time of 1:38:36 placing him 21st overall out of a field of 377 runners. Ross Pilcher was next Strider to cross the line in a time of 1:40:25 placing him 27th overall. Lucy Hewett finished in a time of 1:53:30 placing her 82nd. Mark Ransom put in a time of 1:56:00 placing him 99th overall. Clive Crisp finished in 2:01:18 placing him 139th. Patricia Davies finished in 2:14:45 placing her 232nd and Joanna Branchett finished in 2:24:03 placing her 271st overall.