Distance Running News, 4-6 April

Rhys Park broke the Cheltenham Harriers 5000m record with an excellent 14:29.63 for thirteenth place in the B race at the San Francisco Distance Carnival. The previous record by Mick Hewer of 14:30.6 had stood since 1967 and was the longest standing men’s club record. At the Bushley Mile road race Mark James took the win in 4:58, with Steve Maguire second in 5:05 and James Wilkinson finishing ninth in 5:26.