Dearham race ace Ricky Lightfoot romped to victory at the annual Borrowdale Fell Race on Saturday.

The 30-year-old was the only runner to complete the race in under three hours after cruising to the win in a time of two hours, 54 minutes and 14 seconds.

Jasmin Paris won the ladies' race and came 15th overall in an incredible time of 3:15:33 – only a minute faster and she would have set a new ladies' record.

The Borrowdale trophies are awarded to the first Keswick athletes to finish. 

The honours will this year be presented to Mark Lamb (13th, 3:15.22) and Hannah Horsburgh (second lady, 3:42.59), who were both competing in the event for the first time.

Hannah was joined by Catherine Spurden (3:45.45) and Rachel Findlay-Robinson (4:27.15) to win the ladies' team prize.

Other notable performances included Steve Angus (3:32.55), taking over 10 minutes from his personal best and Kirsten Ogden smashing her five-hour target with 4:51.06.

Meeanwhile, two before the Borrowdale Fell Race several Keswick Athletic Club members took part in the Ambleside Senior Guides Race

Helm Hill runner Mark Addison won comfortably in 13 minutes and 59 seconds. Oscar Meanwell, of Borrowdale Fell Runners, followed 59 seconds later. 

Catherine Spurden was unchallenged for the first lady position, finishing over a minute ahead of the next female in 17:33.

Other Keswick AC results: Chris Edis (eighth) 15:55, Simon Netherway (19th) 17:22, Vicoria Haworth (eighth lady) 21:46.