TIPTREE Road Runners' Chris and Robyn Harding made the most of being in New York to run in the Central Park Holiday Classic.

This is a 10km race around the circumference of the famous Manhattan Park. Chris finished the snowy course in one hour and 35 seconds, with Robyn not far behind in 1h 57s.

Closer to home, the 228th Maldon Parkrun featured a record 29 Tiptree members.

In cold, icy conditions at Promenade Park, Andy Conway was first home for the club.

His time of 18m 57s was good enough for third place overall.

Paul Dellar was sixth in 20m 13s, just edging out James Haskey-Jones in seventh (20m 16s) and Aaron Graves who was eighth (20m 18s).

Gavin Laws, returning from injury, crossed the line in 20m 30s to make it five Tiptree runners in the top ten, while Richard Garrett's time of 22m 9s took nearly two minutes off his personal best (PB), despite the tricky conditions.

Jon Barter finished in 25m 6s, Phil Kinsman in 25m 32s, Jackie Robinson in 25m 49s and Phill Clarke 25m 49s.

Next came Angela Dellar in 26m 7s, just ahead of Lorraine Baker, who recorded 26m 10s.

They were followed by Paul Gregory in 26m 37s and Luke Archer in a season's best of 26m 59s.

Tina Clarke ran 27m 11s, Paul Graves 27m 15s, Steve Robinson 27m 40s and Rachel Jackson 28m 9s.

Emma Goodson overcame a slow start to run a PB of 28m 15s, while John McVelia continued his recent improvement with another season's best of 28m 59s, with Graeme Moon clocking 29m 24s, Stacy Hember 29m 44s and Kim Broughton and Jo Roblin 29m 48s.

Caroline Hare came home in 30m 56s, with Pat Rhodes (31m 41s) unable to shake off husband Iain (31m 42s).

Mandy Graves recorded 32m 41s and Anita Leaver 33m.

Elsewhere in Parkrun action, Tracy Harrington decided to plough her own furrow in Burnham, crossing the line in 23m 13s.

Edward Skinner ran 26m 29s in slippery Kingston and Tim Ford recorded 24m 42s at Whitely, in Hampshire.