On a warm and windy Wednesday evening, 11 AVRs were among 107 runners that took on the pancake flat, out-and-back, route along Exeter Quay, writes Dave Mutter.
The first AVR home was young Jack Broom who ran an incredibly fast time of 35:18,recording a new personal best (PB), finishing 11th and even beating former Olympian Jo Pavey.
The next AVR home was Joel Seward who also ran a new PB, finishing 15th in 35:59. Rob Collier who was ‘fresh’ from completing the Ham to Lyme ultra, and he too clocked a new PB, with his time of 37:45 seeing him finish as second MV50.
The first AVR lady back was Eleanor Wood who ran an exceptional time of 46.19 which also meant that she finished second her age category with an Age Adjusted Grade of 90%.
Next was Kerry Board in 46:46 also finishing second in her age category with Karen Eyre only one second behind, who again finished second in her age category.
Other AVR results: Matt Hewer, 39:32 (3rd MV40); Tim Sibley, 49th 42:28; Tony Smith 58th, 46:03; Caitlin Smith, 51:54 (1st FU20) and Samantha Miller, 96th, 57:35.