Rose wins in depleted Willen 5K field

The latest news from Marshall Milton Keynes Athletic Club

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 6:00 am

Jack Rose

There was a smaller turnout than expected for the Willen 5k race that had been rescheduled from last December when sporting events were cancelled.

MMKAC’s Jack Rose led from the start to win with a personal best of 15.51 and the second fastest by a local athlete this year.  There were two more MMKAC  finishers in the first 10, Tom Cuthbertson, 5th  with a PB of 16.44 and then newcomer Nigel Smith 9th with 17.14.

Tomas Billenness placed third M20 in a time of 18.51, next home and first M70, John Skelton ran 20.13, equal second fastest in the UK 2021  5km rankings.

Age group PB’s from Sally Rose (F45/22.38), Peter Tye (M50/23.46), Martin Brent (M55/23.49) and Simon Booth (M60/23.57).  Diane Farmer was first F60 on the day running 24.12.