HEREFORD Couriers recorded a host of personal best results when perfect conditions greeted them for the Cardiff Half Marathon.

A group of Couriers were joined by 19,000 other runners in the Welsh capital for the Cardiff’s largest road race which takes runners around capital’s most iconic landmarks.

Jake Underhill was first Hereford runner home and knocked five minutes off his previous half marathon best to record his first sub 90 mins half in 1:27.29.

Chris Cleary continued his good form to pass the line in 1:34.55 while Sheryl Evans clocked 1:39.22.

Both Becky Eversham and Kerry Wathen came away with new personal bests after a solid few months of training to record times of 1:41.12 & 1:41.56.

Kelly Marshall picked up a new personal best of 1:46.30, with Jim Smith very close behind in 1:46.39 while Kev Barnes stopped the clock in 1:52.03.

Paul Gilbert in his second outing for the Couriers met his pre-race target to get his first sub two-hour half marathon in a time of 1:58.14.

Other times included Ryan Knight 2:05.16, Bev Tyler 2:09,55 and Anna Simkin 2:26.47.

Paul Jones was the club's sole representative at the Chester Marathon with the route being both historic and scenic and also held in ideal conditions.

Jones attempted his first sub three-hour Marathon and did not disappoint after months of solid training recording a fine time of 2:59.01.

The Hereford Couriers 5k Series has been shortlisted for two awards at the 2018 Running Awards.

The annual race series hosted by Hereford Couriers Running Club has been shortlisted in the West Midlands 5k of the Year and the Race Series of the Year categories.

The voting is a public vote so the club are asking for your vote so go online at: