Reebok Sale Manchester 5 Mile Road Race

 Smash and grab by Tiptons runners at Sale, Manchester!

 Harriers took a mens and womens team to the Reebok Manchester 5 mile race, hosted by Sale Harriers and came away with most of the prizes, much to the home clubs delight!  In the mens race, Martin Williams took to the front and lead it out closely followed by Leeds James Smith, and Tiptons Steve Marriott not far behind.  Martin broke away in the final mile to win in a pb of 24.04mins, missing, a further £50 bonus by 3 secs if he had of beaten Andi Jones's 24.01 from last year.  Marriott finished a fine 3rd in a big pb for him in 24.27. Mike Buntin 26.36 and Tom Holden 27.49 both then finished the scoring mens team.

Catherine Vesey 6th in 31.10, Kate Williams 7th in 31.45 & Amie Fithern 13th in 33.25 won the Women's Team race, with them all setting pbs.

 http://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2009/sale5.pdf