The Aztec West Fast 5k truly lived up to its name on Tuesday 26th July 2016 as the home Club’s Dave BISHOP won in a record equalling 14:45. Looking at the results it was quite a field with former winners Oli MOTT and Phil WYLIE well to the fore. The final finishing positions were:
1. Dave Bishop Bristol & West 14:45
2. Oli Mott Cheltenham Harriers 14:53
3. Carwyn Jones Cardiff AAC 14:58
4. Phil Wylie Cheltenham Harriers 15:03
5. Jarlath McKenna Bristol & West 15:20
The ladies race saw a first win at Aztec West for Fiona Marks in 18:09 and given Fiona’s current rate of progress she is likely to be running sub-18 minutes come September’s race. Rebecca AWDE was runner-up in 18:17 just one second clear of Hilary MOTT (Cheltenham Harriers) in 18:18.
In the age categories Megan BRINLEY (Cheltenham Harriers) finished first under-17 Lady in 18:21 (fourth Lady overall) with Julia BELYAVIN first W35 in 18:59. Sarah EVERITT was first W45 in 19:37 with Tracy ALLAN second in the category in 19:53. Nicola WATERS of Gloucester AC added to her collection of W55 wins in 22:15.
The under-17 Men’s race saw Matthew HOWARD of North Somerset AC in first place in 16:37, while Mark FALLOWS of Cheltenham was first M40 in 16:10, and Pete CLARK (Bristol & West) was first M45 in 18:23. Matt ROBINSON (Bristol & West) finished first M50 in 17:17, JJ Wilson of CLC Striders was first M55 in 19:02 and Arthur DALEY of Gloucester AC was first M60 in 19:31.
In the overall standings from the four race series Mark FALLOWS of Cheltenham Harriers finished first with an aggregate time of 64:50, with Danielle PHILIPS of Park Bryn Bach first lady with an aggregate time of 83:41. On the best three accumulated times the male winner was Oli MOTT with 45:03 and Fiona MARKS took the ladies category in 55:09.
Full results can be found at: