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Season's best for James at Leeds

James Mumford finished the Leeds 5k with a time of 17-13, securing a top-ten finish among 100 runners. He also earned a silver medal in the men’s over40 age category.

At the final edition of the Higham Hurtle for this year, Penistone had eight runners competing. Alan Knox was the first to cross the finish line, securing second place in the men’s over60 age category with a time of 42-38. Kelvin Bowskill claimed the top spot in the men’s over70 age category, completing the race in 45-07. Tracy Woodward was the first lady to finish for Penistone, with a time of 55-10. Ray Brown achieved victory in the men’s over80 age category, finishing in 55-50.

John Broom achieved a season’s best time at the Dereham 5k finishing in 20-12. He has completed the race every year since it started in 2011. He went on to improve this time further at the Mid Cheshire 5k by running 20-01. Dawn Broom also competed in both events finishing the Dereham 5k in 21-16 and doing the Mid Cheshire 5k in 21-21.

An impressive 75 Penistone runners participated in parkruns on Saturday. Flynn Rogers secured first place in the Sheffield Olympic Legacy junior parkrun. Karen Schofield completed her 100th parkrun while participating in the Penistone event.