James Rose of Severn Athletic Club is getting back to his top form. After his sixth Dymock Half Marathon victory he had a battle royal with former club mate Mark James(Cheltenham Harriers) in the Hereford 5K. James prevailed by two seconds at the end with Rose twelfth in 16:48, his first time inside 17 minutes this year.
New recruit Victor Marques emphasised becoming a regular team scorer placing 14th(2nd V45) in 48:19 in the demanding 7.2 mile Stoud beer race at Minchinhampton. Club mate Barry Thomas(V45) was 31st in 54:37. 62 ran.
Other Severn performances:
Hereford 5K: 18th Chris Brown 17:24 & 58th Andy Brown(1st V60) 20:16. 116 ran.
Bath Skyline Parkrun: 12th Andy Munro(V45) 19:51. 316 ran.
Forest Of Dean Parkrun: 2nd Alex Rawlings(JM15-17) 18:22, 30th Les Davis(Vet 75 course best) 24:23 & 35th Emma Rawlings(LV45) 24:27 (course PB). 150 ran.
Fort William Parkrun: 5th Neil Taylor(V45) 22:58. 62 ran.
Gloucester City Parkrun: 3rd Chris Brown 17:41, 15th Andy Brown(V60) 20:55, 18th Pratik Pradhan(V40) 21:16 (course PB) & Sandra Brown(LV55) 29:49. 150 ran.
Gloucester North Parkrun: 6th Dave Howells(V50) 20:33. (course PB). 131 ran.
Kingsway Parkrun: 4th Dave Clarke(V45) 18:51,
6th Victor Marques(V45) 19:40, 33rd Greg Leyshon(V65) 22:58, 44th George Scully(V65) 24:23, 78th Kevin Probyn(V50) 26:40 & 198th John James(V65) 35:47. 251 ran.
South Norwood Parkrun: 3rd Richard Brown(V40) 19:16. 138