Asda Foundation Leeds 10K
Launched over 10 years ago and now one of the highlights on the region’s running calendar, Jane Tomlinson’s original legacy run is famed for being fun and friendly with a fantastic atmosphere.
The route starts in Vicar Lane, heads down to The Calls, through City Square, down Wellington Street and along Kirkstall Road before looping back to a spectacular finish outside Leeds Town Hall.
Overall, first male athlete was John Hobbs from Valley Striders AC in 32:23. The women’s race was won by Susan Lewis of Roundhay Runners with a time of 38:59.
The blue and white dynamite were out in force with over 30 Harriers taking part.
First Harrier home was Philip Boynton in 36:59. He was followed by: Reece Milton 38:56, Martin Critchley 39:18, Ed Newbould 39:43, Graham Cottam 39:59, Ron Taverner 42:43, Jonathan Eagle 43:58, Beverly Hurst 46:16 (1st F50), Stuart Little 47:13, Jon Potts 49:50, Jamie Stewart 50:04, Sarah Carroll 53:23, Emma Harrop 54:30, Maria Russell 55:15, Helen Agar 55:22, Laura Hughes 56:47, Julie Norman 56:56, Naomi Jones 57:02, Victoria Brides 57:37, Tommy Dickson 57:40, Emma Harris 59:39, Nadine Sweeney 1:02:47, Maisie Coates 1:07:22, Georgina McCracken 1:07:22, Lisa Speed 1:09:24, Jacqueline Stack 1:09:51, Sophie Kirk 1:11:02, Andrew Charles 1:13:31, Jules Hastings 1:13:42, Phil Smedley 1:15:53, Nikita Watson 1:21:07, Kirstie Wormald 1:25:25, Davinda Rai 1:25:25 and Sue Lumby 1:27:44.
Main image credit: Philip Boynton – first Harrier home at Leeds 10K (photo by Andy Wicks)