25th November 2013

Weekend Update

25 November 2013

NCAA DI Championships, Terre Haute, November 23

European under-23 5000m bronze medallist Kate Avery (Tony Simmons) had a sensational run to take the bronze medal. She clocked 20:05.5 for the six kilometres, just five seconds behind the winner and was moving through the field after a well-paced start.

Charlotte Arter (James Thie) was the only other Briton to make the top 30 finishing 18th in a time of 20:30.9.

In the men’s 10km race Luke Caldwell (Robert Russell) was a fine 10th in 30:17.2. The European under-23 Championships 5000m fifth placer, also moved through the field and had improved on his 27th place finish from last year.

Thomas Farrell (Dave Smith), who led home Britain’s team in the European Championship last year, finished in 16th place in 30:23.5.

Iona’s Daniel Clorley (Tony Simmons) also ran well to finish 38th and secure All-American honours.



NAIA Championships, Lawrence, November 23

Sam Atkin (Rob Lewis), a former Northern junior champion, excelled to take the silver medal in the 8km in 24:21.49.



Florence Marathon, November 24

Paul Martelletti finished eighth in 2:18:51 to go seventh in the Power of Ten rankings.