Peter Loveridge and Kelly Watson finish on the podium in Tamworth

Peter Loveridge and Kelly Watson have both featured prominently at the Tamworth Running Festival.

The duo both competed in the Newcastle Permanent Tamworth Ten at the Tamworth Running Festival on Sunday morning.

Both runners finished on top in their categories – Loveridge in the male 40-49 division and Watson in the female 30-39 division – at the event which started and finished at Tamworth No. 1 Oval.

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Watson clocked in the eighth fastest time in the event with a 39:46 and was also the first female across the line.

Only one other runner beat Loveridge home on Sunday.

Mason Scott took out the event in a time 33:15 while Loveridge was second overall with a time of 34:44.

The PRD Realty Half Marathon and the Tamworth Shopping World Fun Five were also run on the day.

In the half marathon, Mike Carroll took out the win in a time of 1:12:56.

In the fun five, there was a sprint to the finish with just six seconds separating the first two across the line – Jeremy Boller and Ben Abell.

Boller claimed the win with a time of 18:06.

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