Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers runner wins Abbots Langley Tough 10k

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Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers' Glen Watts won the Abbots Langley Tough 10k race with a course record of 30.51.

Watts was pressed at one stage by Under-20 Michael Callegari who was second with a personal best of 31.01. Sam Wilson came sixth with a PB of 34.28 and Victoria Webster produced a season's best time of 35.29 for seventh overall and fastest woman.

Under-17 Rory Mudd managed eighth spot in 35.39 and Daniel Abrey clocked a PB of 39.14 in 20th place. Not far behind was Under-23 Rebekah Gardiner with a season's best 39.22 and Victoria Dawes came 25th in a best of the year's 40.12.

The 5k race was won by Under-17 Robert Lightowler in a time of 15.23. Joe Redwood came third in 15.42 while Under-17 Callum McCormick was fifth in 16.21. Ashok Mathur (Under-20) finished in 16.34 and Joseph Brennan came home in 16.38.

Under-17 Kyle Langford was tenth with a time of 16.51 and Josh Clifford was 13th (17.07). Ashley Altman clocked 17.15 for 16th spot and Under-15 James Brennan was 20th in 17.30. Natalie Connor came home in 30th spot (19.09) and Under-15 Lianne Langford took 34th place in 19.30.

The Under-13 boys finished in sixth place with a time of 23.08 at the Southern Cross Country Relays at Wormwood Scrubs. In the A team, Thomas Fulton clocked 7.25, Nathan Fernandes managed 7.56 and Hamza Kadir took 7.47.

In the B team, Saam Kyu Smart clocked 8.32 and Adam Shiret managed a time of 7.30. The Under-15 boys came eighth in a close race after a time of 22.22. Nathan Davies ran 7.19 in the first leg for the A team with Ashvin Kuri managing 7.49 and James Brennan taking 7.14. The B team runner Khalid Ali-Ahmed took 7.26.

The Under-17 men just missed out on a medal finishing fourth in a time of 33.50. Kyle Langford managed 11.29 for the A team with Sam Wilson finishing in 11.06 and Rory Mudd round in 11.15.

James Sothcott clocked 12.48 for the B team with Alex Abadeso round in 12.44 and Kevin Kapapiro finishing in 12.27.

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