THORNEY 5: Peterborough Athletic Club are top team

The start of yesterday's Thorney 5. Pictures: David Lowndes
The start of yesterday's Thorney 5. Pictures: David Lowndes
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David Hudson from the Huntingdon-based BRJ Running Club was the first man home in the annual Thorney 5 road race yesterday (August 19).

He completed the five miles in 26:16.9 with Peterborough Athletic Club’s Phil Martin the runner-up in a personal best 27:06.7.

Action from yesterday's Thorney 5.

Action from yesterday's Thorney 5.

Martin received good support from Nathan Popple (11th in 30:27) and Steve Hall (14th in 30:44) to earn PAC the first male team prize.

First female finisher was Toni Alcaraz from March AC in 32:00.8). She was 22nd overall out of a field of over 200 runners. Lisa Marriott from Ramsey Road Runners was second in 32:23.3 and March Athletic Club’s Melissa Neal third in 33:48.4.

The Fun Run winner was Thorney Running Club’s Elijah Goodwin in 11:23 closely followed by Nene Valley Harrier Chelsie Bole in 11:30.

TOP 10 FINISHERS

Action from yesterday's Thorney 5.

Action from yesterday's Thorney 5.

1 David Hudson 26:16.9 BRJ Run and Tri

2 Phil Martin 27:06.7 Peterborough AC

3 Adam Bowller 27:28.2 North Herts Road Runners

4 Mark Vaughan 28:01.9 North Herts Road Runners

Phil Martin finished second.

Phil Martin finished second.

5 Jevan Roberston 28:40.9 Tyne Bridge Harriers

6 Martin Jennings 28:48.6 Fenland Running Club

7 Billy Bremner 28:50.7 March AC

8 Rodrigo Santos 29:21.3 St Neots Riverside Runners

Steve Hall helped Peterborough AC to team success.

Steve Hall helped Peterborough AC to team success.

9 Sean Connolly 30:03.0 Fenland Running Club

10 Jack Green 30:07.2 Unattached