Photo gallery of 2017 Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon

A WORLD record has been broken at the 2017 Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon.

Shantelle Gaston-Hird was aiming to complete the fastest half marathon by a woman - when running backwards!

She needed to beat 2hrs 46mins over the 13.1-mile course and did so comfortably, recording 2hrs 31mins 50secs.