Over 1,000 runners took part in the second annual Lichfield Half Marathon this bank holiday weekend.

Leading the men to the finish line was Michael Beckett with a time of 1:14:28. He was followed by Sam Pearch of Shelton Striders at 1:14:43 and Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletic Club’s Oliver Harradence at 1:14:51.

Amanda Deavy of Northbrook Athletic Club was the first woman over the line in 1:25:08 followed by Michelle Buckle of Newcastle (Staffs) Athletic Club in 1:27:40 and Hannah Shortland at 1:29:49. Full results and timings are available online.

View our photos of the 2012 Waitrose Lichfield Half Marathon


Below you’ll see a video of the start and most finishers. The finish is in real time with the first runner coming in at 2:42.