LUCY Walmsley is the ladies British Masters champion after a superb run at the Tenby Marathon in Wales.

After months of hard work, racing and many miles of training, it all paid off for the Bourton Roadrunners member as she won a gold in style.

Leading from the start at one of the toughest marathons in Wales, Walmsley made her intentions clear as she powered around the daunting course in three hours 11 minutes, a clear 13 minutes ahead of her nearest rival.

Elsewhere, Dennis Walmsley was the top Bourton performer at the five-mile Cleeve Cuckoo when he took fourth place and first veteran 40 in 38.03.

Tony Goodwill was next in 42.02 for third in the vet 50 section.

Other times: Darren Long 44.39, Andy Maccoombes 47.28, Brian Hulcup 50.13 (third vet 60), Rob Humphris 50.45, Claire Harrison 50.48, Jan Short 50.58, Gill Carrick 51.33, Steph Holton 52.04, Ali Lane 53.12, Liz Hulcup (first vet 55) 53.21, Norm Lane 53.51, Nigel Frith 54.16, David Pyne 54.59, Chris Dry 56.25.

The Bourton Humphs Hilly Half takes place on Saturday at 6pm and entries will be taken on the day.