John ROSS and Mark DOCTOR have both taken part in 5k races in the last few days. On Thursday, 5th May John competed in the Jesmond Dene Handicap Race 1, organised by Heaton Harriers. He finished 57th of the 82 taking part finishing in 40.54 (actual time 23.24, plus handicap of 17.30). The next event takes place on Thursday, 26th May at 19.30 hours. Go to www.heatonharriers.org.uk/our-events/jesmond-dene-handicaps for further info.
Meanwhile on Saturday, 7th May Mark notched a 5k pb in the Newcastle Park Run. He finished in 20.48, finishing 61st of the 214 finishers.