DESPITE it being the first time she had run the race, Lucy Elliott’s success saw her name etched upon the women’s trophy.

Elliott achieved glory in the Eastleigh 10k road race with a time of 33 minutes and 44 seconds, with Bev Hartigan finishing second and Davina Manship-Jones in third.

Held on March 19, 2000, Andy Colman emerged as victor in the male section of the race.

Colman crossed the finish line of the B&Q sponsored event in 29.25 – his personal best.

Nick Jones was home six seconds later to come in second, while third spot went to Michael East.