Steel and Partridge lead British half-marathon World team

Gemma Steel and Susan Partridge will lead the British team at next month's IAAF World Half Marathon Championship in Bulgaria as no men were listed by GB.

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They'll be joined by British team newcomer Caryl Jones, who has taken more than five and a half minutes off her half marathon personal best this season.

Steele and Jones were in fine form in South Shields last weekend finishing the Great North Run in 70.46 minutes and 71.18 min respectively.

And Partridge had a superb run at the Bath Half in March storming to a PB 71.34, followed up by 72.22 in Philadelphia on Sunday.

British men who met selection criteria were not available for the event in Kavarna, Bulgaria on October 6th.

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