The Derby Running Festival – Half Marathon 2023 Results

Race Date: Sunday 27th August 2023

This year was the inaugural Derby Running Festival. The festival took place at Elvaston Castle Country Park and featured 5k, 10k and half marathon events. The course is described as a flat, multi-terrain route incorporating some trail, tarmac and footpaths leading runners through the castle’s grade II listed grounds. Runners pass by the iconic hall and the famous Golden Gates.

The half marathon was won by Simon Smith, unaffiliated in 01:15:31. The first female to cross the finish line was Danielle Stack of Sinfin RC in 01:37:49.

Striders Results:
Just the one Strider raced on the day, Ash, and here is his result:

Position Name Category Time
106 Ash Mellors V40 01:55:38

Well done Ash! For those who don’t know Ash is running 12 half marathons in 12 months (with the small exception of April when he took on London Marathon!) all to raise funds for the Stroke Association. You can find out more about his challenge here. 

Full results can be viewed here.

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