Gloucester New Year's Day 5. 1/1/13

Dave Roper claimed his first victory of 2013 in the Gloucester New Year’s Day 5 mile road race. Severn’s Kyran Hale led the lead pack that included Jeremy Bradley through the opening mile in 5:03, before Roper moved clear of the field to take a comfortable win in 25:42. Hale and Bradley had a race long tussle for second place, with the 17 year old winning the sprint finish as Bradley finished third in 26:37. Harriers youngster Dmitry Nazarenko gained experience over the longer distance with eighth place in 28:41 whilst veteran Dave Hemmings completed the course in 31:49. Full Results