Gary Wins Bronze at Lancashire Champs – 9th May

Gary Priestley ran a new 5k PB of 16.00.10 when finishing third in this championship race at Stanley Park Blackpool. Gary had already collected a 10k PB the previous weekend when representing his Uni at the BUCS Championships in Bedford, this time running a fine 32.33.18. Gary finished 11th overall and 6th U/23 in a quality field of 21 runners, with the winner Phil Hinch running 30.22.38. Gary hopes to continue with his track races this year and will be looking to the Mid Lancs League for further improvements during the coming months.