Ribble Valley 10k, 30/12/12

Rhys Park defied the poor weather conditions to set a new 10k road personal best at the Ribble Valley 10k Road Race. Strong winds, rain and hail in Lancashire meant that the times of most runners in the North of England Championships were not as quick as expected, but that that did not stop 18 year old Park running a time of 31:54 to finish as third under 20 athlete home in 40th place overall. Earlier this summer the Dave Newport coached athlete set a Cheltenham Harriers under 20 record of 31:34 for 10,000m on the track. Full Results