TRIATHLON: Members of TRiKS Triathlon Club suffered mixed fortunes at the Halesowen Triathlon on Sunday. Dave Beasley had a solid swim and bike and finished his race off with a super-fast run coming home in a credible eighth place overall.

Alister Brown was unable to continue after he slipped from his bike.

Elsewhere, Alex Sobolewski competed in the Manchester marathon and came home in three hours 13minutes.