Novocastrian Guy Walters claimed victory at the inaugural Newcastle International Half Marathon on Sunday, finishing 32 seconds clear of his nearest opponent.
Walters reached the finish line, located near Nobbys Beach, in one hour, nine minutes and 45 seconds (1:09.45) with Callam Lang next best in 1:10.17.
Vlad Shatrov (1:11.24) was third in the men's race.
Merewether's Rose Davies took out the women's prize, stopping the clock in 1:22.12.
Ingrid Cleland (1:23.20) and Claire Ashworth (1:23.40) rounded out the podium.