The horrible winter weather couldn’t stop Kate Watson smashing her PB by over 1 minute at Markeaton. Kate ran 24:40 with dad, James Watson (24:41). Tanya Rountree ran under 29 minutes again, 28:44. At Bakewell, John Hobson was fighting the bad weather and a stitch to make sure his daughter, Isabel, got out and back OK in 33:33.
Meanwhile, Bob King and Mark Crawshaw were doing their local bit at the Whitworth Thread in Matlock. Bob ran himself into 5th place in 20:35, whilst Mark, racing the following day, took the chance to stretch his legs with a steady 24:10.