PhD student first British runner to finish in World Half Marathon Championships
13 October 2009
PhD student Claire Hallissey was the top British runner in the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham on Sunday [11 October].
Hallissey finished in 25th place with a time of 72 minutes 14 seconds, making her the fifth European to cross the finishing line. This international debut followed her triumph in the Bristol Half Marathon in September, when she became the first-ever Bristol-based runner to win.
You can read more about Hallissey's performance in the Evening Post's online article.