21 May

No Catching Buis

Leaders at Southampton 10k

Nick Buis of Totton Running Club successfully defended his men's title at the Royal Victoria Park 10K in Southampton on Sunday. Organised by Southampton AC, there were over 500 finishers at the event in Netley, which attracts large numbers of club runners from across the south of England.

Buis repeated last year's win with a run of 32:32:23 clear of runner-up Phillip Berntsen of Winchester & District, who was a further seven seconsd ahead of Lewis Chalk (Stubbington Green).

The women's event was won by Erica Fogg of New Forest Runners in 37:27. Second woman home was Kathy Bailey of Winchester & District in 37:54, third-place went to Kate West (City of Salisbury) in 38:30.

The men's team title went to City of Salisbury and the women's title went to Winchester & District. There were 505 finishers overall. The midpoint finisher was Jane Georghiou of Farnham Runners in 47:10.