CLOSE to 600 runners completed the tough Leigh 10k course on Sunday morning.

Basildon's Stephen Strange was the first to cross the finish line as he recorded a time of 33 minutes, 57 seconds.

Mark Waller (34.41) took second with Rhys Gillard (34.48) third.

Phillippa Robinson (41.20) was the first female finisher with Janice Brown (41.34) second and Andrea Hughes (43.14) third.

View the full results here.