A look at some of the latest performances by British athletes, including a Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris win by David Weir and a decathlon PB by Tim Duckworth in the USA

While the Brighton Marathon, National 12 & 6-stage road relays and Great Ireland Run took the major attention, there were plenty of other events featuring British athletes both in the UK and overseas.

Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, April 9

Six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir was the first athlete over the finish line as he won the elite men’s wheelchair race in 1:29:25 as he works towards the Virgin Money London Marathon later on this month.

Margriet van den Broek won the women’s wheelchair race.

Athens, USA, April 7-9

UK indoor heptathlon record-holder Tim Duckworth finished second in the decathlon with a score of 7973 points to go seventh on the British all-time list.

He had a particularly good first day, leading overnight with 4355 points and setting PBs in the long jump (7.87m), 100m (10.62) and 400m (49.18). He also high jumped 2.11m.

He fared less well on the second day and had he gone quicker than his 5:15.40 in the 1500m, he would have easily become the sixth Briton to break 8000 points.

Baylor Invitational, Waco, USA, April 8

George Caddick finished second in the 400m in a PB 45.80.

Lincoln, USA, April 8

Nick Percy won the discus with a 59.10m throw to go close to his season’s best of 59.82m.

Rafer/JFH Invitational, USA, April 8

Ama Pipi was second in the women’s 200m in a PB 23.15

Sun Angel Classic, Tempe, USA, April 6-8

CJ Ujah gained a 10.29/20.39 sprint double. The 200m was a PB and the 100m run into a strong 2.9mps headwind.

Paralympic F42 shot put and discus gold medallist Aled Davies threw 17.40m for a shot PB and unofficial world record.

Grenada Invitational, April 8

Martyn Rooney clocked 46.35 to finish as runner-up to Kirani James with 45.44.

Alan Bertram Memorial, Loughborough, April 9

Myra Perkins achieved her best throw in three years in her season opener, winning with 61.46m.

City of Norwich Half Marathon, April 9

Piers Arnold won the men’s race in 72:32 with Ash Harrell and Paul Halford completing the top three.

Emma Risbey was first woman in 87:07.

Derby 10km, April 9

Joe Rainsford was a clear men’s winner in 31:23.

Bedfordshire AAA Open Meeting, Bedford, April 9

Amy Holder, who competed for Britain in the European Throwing Cup, won the women’s discus with a 51.11m throw.

Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon, Sheffield, April 9

The first finisher was Steven Bayton in a time of 69:25 with John Franklin second.

Sarah Lowery was the leading woman in 80:25.

Victoria Park 10km, London, April 9

Nick Buckle won the men’s race in 33:52 and Ella Watchman the women’s in 37:29.

Flitwick 10km, April 9

The race winners were Ryan Burling (33:22) and Natasha Cuthbert (39:38).

Jim Dingwall Round the Houses 10km, April 9

Weynay Ghebresilasie won the men’s race in 30:57 as the first eight broke 32 minutes.

Fiona Brian won the women’s race in 35:49, closely pursued by Gemma Rankin in 36:00.

Fullers Thames Towpath 10km, April 9

Carl Selya-Hammer won this popular off-road event in 55:33.

Rose Penfold (63:00) was first woman.

Run Through Battersea Park 10km, April 8

Matthew Richards (32:56) and Eva Azoury (36:07) took the honours in this Saturday event.

Watford Open, April 5

National cross-country champion Jess Judd ran a PB 8:52.16 in the mixed 3000m.

BMAF 10km, Gravesend, April 9

M40 Sullivan Smith won a competitive men’s race in 32:24 from British Masters International M40 winner Howard Bristow.

W40 Mary James (39:01) narrowly won the women’s race from fellow age-grouper Christina Lathwell in 39:06.

Dave Moorekite won the M75 category in 50:27 and Tony Berry the M80s in 57:42

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