Trafford Open Meeting, 21/8/12

Dan Owen made the journey to Stretford, Manchester, to run a 1500 metres race at a BMC Gold Standard event and was rewarded by emphatically breaking through the 4 minute barrier for the first time. His time of 3:55.58 sees the steeplechase specialist now ranked in the top 50 juniors in the UK over this distance. In the 3000 metre event at the same meeting Rhys Park ran 8:40.56 and there was a first outing for John Parker at this distance, finishing with a time of 8:48.37.