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John Fielding and Alice Braham win 2022 Ealing Half Marathon

More than 5,000 runners from across Ealing and the UK have taken part in the 10th anniversary of the Ealing Half Marathon which saw John Fielding and Alice Braham win their respective men and women categories.

The 13.1 mile course started and finished in Lammas Park and took in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens.

As well as the runners thousands of people lined the streets of Ealing to cheer on those competing.

Official starter Kelvin Walker, co-founder of the Ealing Half Marathon, sent the runners on their way at 9am before joining in with the runners to take part.

The winner of the men’s category, John Fielding ran in his first ever half marathon with a winning time  of 01:08:35 .  Runner up Elias Ahmed (Ealing, Southall & Middlesex AC)  finished in 01:08:53 while returning champion Jonathan Poole (Serpentine RC) took third place clocking in at 01:11:04.

In the women’s category, Alice Braham (Ealing Eagles RC) was the fastest and won in 01:18:23, ahead of Sarah Gerrie (Ealing Southall & Middlesex AC) who finished in 01:28:59. Kelly Clark came third at 01:29:03.

Sandra Courtney, Race Director, said, “The 10th year celebration of the Ealing Half Marathon has been a huge success, it’s so good to be able to celebrate the amazing milestone! We would like to congratulate everyone who took part, and thank all our runners, volunteers, team, sponsors, partners, charities and residents for their ongoing support. Ealing Half Marathon is a race for the benefit of the community, and we couldn’t do it without the support of everyone involved and all the runners signing up year after year. See you again next autumn!”

The top three men and women were awarded with a cash prize and Altra trainers from Up & Running, and all age group winners as well as the fastest Ealing residents and the best fancy dress received Up & Running prizes also.

Many runners could also be seen in charity vests, raising valuable funds for lots of different charities including Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and Meadow House Hospice.

As well as the the half marathon, a junior Ealing Mini Mile took place earlier on the Saturday (24 September 2022) where they ran a mile in Lammas Park.

The winners of the 2022 Ealing Mini Mile in the different age categories were:

Arthur Poole (Family Mini Mile); Mack Thomas and Lily Milanov (6 year olds); Joshua Heath and Jessica Lennon (7 year olds); Dejan Luzajic and Cissie Bootman (8 year olds); Noah Liborg and Alexia Gaudin (9 year olds); Mikal Hashim and Violet Muralidhar (10 year olds); Jack Hayward Sofia Mossi (11 year olds); Dominic Quinn and Naimah Mossi (12-16 year olds).

Sponsors and partners of Ealing Half Marathon 2022 included IKON Dental Specialists, Up & Running, Ealing Trailfinders, Ealing Fitness Clinic, Forester Pub, The Green Quarter and EHM Legacy CIC. Associates and supporters included Ealing Eagles, Equinox Coaching, Westside Radio, Pladis, Life Right Radio, Xempo, and Ecowood Move.

The 11th year race will be taking place on Sunday 24 September 2023 and entries open at 1pm on 26 September 2022. To sign up click here.

 

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