Our first 2020 road champions have been crowned! The England Athletics' 5 Mile road championships were incorporated into the Alsager 5 race.
Congratulations to Omar Ahmed (Birchfield Harriers, David Lawrence) and Beth Potter (Shaftesbury Barnet). Beth broke the course record which has stood since 1991 and is only the second woman in 30 years to break 26 minutes. Medals were presented by Kevin Hussey on behalf of England Athletics.
1: Omar Ahmed (Birchfield Harriers, David Lawrence) 23:25
2: Emile Cairess (Leeds City/St. Mary's Uni, Philip Townsend) 23:46
3: Jonathan Mellor (Liverpool Harriers, Steve Vernon) 23:55
1: Beth Potter (Shaftesbury Barnet) 00:25:34
2: Eleanor Davis (Preston Harriers, Helen Clitheroe) 00:26:44
3: Kate Holt (City of Stoke AC, Alan Morris) 00:26:55
Photos by Mick Hall