Richard Dare was just six seconds outside training partner Dave Roper’s course record as Harriers filled the first three places at the Cheltenham parkrun. Dare completed the 5k course in 16:26, with Dmitry Nazarenko setting a new under 20 record with 17:11 and Will New completing the top three in 17:22. Vickie Wilkinson was the second lady home in 19:58, whilst there were personal bests for youngsters Japser Greenleaf (20:44), Sam Greenleaf (21:29) and Ben Sluman (21:46). Sofia Giles (29:44) and Harry Wilkinson (34:36) completed the Harriers contingent.
At the Congleton parkrun Julian Wilkie matched Dare’s time of 16:26 as he placed second behind Telford’s Chris Davies.