Elsewhere over 1,000 runners took part in the Big Leicester 10k, a flat two lap course
around the City's Abbey Park.
A portion of the challenging 4.5 mile per lap course
runs through Key West Harbour where drivers will be able to touch high speeds of more than 225kph due to the smooth water.
The third race, over a two lap course
of 2.5miles, saw the Under 15 boys and girls run with the Under 20 women.
This is a two lap course
; each lap is a "T" shape that follows the River Ely.
Falcon member Nick Eagleton was also right on home round and headed Clubman B, as 44 riders competed over a ten section four lap course
while three youngster rode electric powered machines and rode a shorter course.
On a frosty Saturday morning, runners faced a two lap course
and stiff climbs but those elements failed to ruffle the talents of St James' William Eadon as he completed a clean sweep of wins to take the boys' individual title thereby becoming the best overall boy runner of the season.
Women have a choice of a one 4.5-mile lap course
or the full nine-mile course with sponsorship raised going to boost the caring charity's coffers.
'I've never run a multiple lap course
in a marathon before, but it's not a concern to me,' she added.
The two lap course
is regarded as one of the hardest in Leicestershire with long testing hills and in the Half Marathon it was Ian Benskin who lead Shepshed Runners home in a time of 1:32:17.
Good weather and dry conditions saw a large field turnout to race this rocky two lap course
. Shepshed RC was led home by Jon Hartley finishing 71st, followed by Gareth Pymm 76, Phil Higgs 136, Richard Bibb 201, Jonathan Wortley211, Nick Halford 237, Tom Neath 283, Stuart Hunter 299, Gary Sawle 328, David Hattersley 341.
The race is a single lap course
on undulating countryside roads, passing through several villages.
Held over a hilly one kilometre lap course
in a stiff breeze, the race saw Wears firmly re-establish his credentials against top class international competition after a long break from racing at the highest level.