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Franklin eyes hat-trick at Easter Festival of Running

Photo: Bill Dale / Isle of Man Easter Festival of Running Facebook

Hundreds compete in Peel Hill Race on Saturday

The final event of the Easter Festival of Running starts at 10.30am on Douglas promenade on Sunday.

Hundreds have already taken part in the opening two races, which involved a 10km route in Port Erin on Good Friday before the Peel Hill Race today.

After winning the 10km race on Friday, local favourite Ollie Lockley had to settle for third place in the west as Felix McGrath - who travelled over for the event from Keele University - shot to victory.

Manx athlete Rachael Franklin is on course to be named the overall winner in the Women's section again after registering two wins from two in the festival so far.

She told Manx Radio Sport she has her eye on the hat-trick in the 5km race:

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