The 5k is one lap of the 2 lap 10k course and was won by Michael Lesniak of South West Road Runners setting yet another course record to finish in 17:51. Ellie Sutcliffe was already the holder of the course record set last year and this year she won the ladies’ race in a time of 19:44 coming 2nd overall. Honiton junior member Florence Swan was next back coming 3rd lady overall in 22:21 and 4th place in the event. Thomas Lilley was 2nd male finisher, 6th overall in 24:03. Thomas Kirsch followed 2 places later in 25:21. Hannah Land didn’t enjoy the race but put in a gutsy run to come 14th in 30:29. There were 15 finishers.
The 3k Fun Run had 41 finishers and was won by Samuel Yearling in a time of 11:41. Honiton’s own Katelyn Wells won it for the girls in a time of 13:53. Jasmine Stone won her category coming 8th overall in 14:10. Ashleigh Ford-Cosens also won her category finishing in 15:51 and 16th place. It was great to see Megan Burton back running after injury just beating her brother for 39th place in 22:40. There were 41 finishers.