TINA Clarke ran to a personal best in the snow at the Benfleet 15.

The Benfleet 15 is a tough, hilly and very muddy course in a good year.

This year, snow added to the difficulties, but Tiptree Road Runner Clarke ignored the conditions to improve her fastest time on the course by over five minutes, finishing in a personal best of two hours 27 minutes 52 seconds.

James Haskey-Jones was first home for the club in 1h 52m 1s, followed by Simon Morgan in 1h 54m 4s and Craig Dawson in 1h 56m 10s.

Jamie Fairfull finished in 2h 17m 50s, with Mark Lawes in 2h 46m 37s and Wendy Smalley in 3h 10m 56s.