Midland 10,000m Championships (29/08/2016)

At the final event in Tipton Harriers Summer Series of open track and field meetings we also played host to the Midland 10,000m championships, an event not held for a few years, and after several deluges throughout the afternoon, conditions were ideal for the the field of 19 contesting the 25 laps of the track. Graham Rush of Cheltenham led home the mens race in 31:07.7 with team mate Oliver Mott 2nd in 31:16.9 and Notts AC's Rob Keal 3rd in 31:25.7.  In the ladies race under 20 Stoke athlete Lucy Holt took the win in 37.11.8 from Laura Kyte of Bromsgrove, 38:02.9.

Tipton had 5 runners in the race, Joe Smith 4th in 31:40.3, Stuart Hawkes 7th, 31:58.5, Jonny Carter 10th, 32:33.7, Dean Bate 12th, 32:39.3 and Loz Heathcock 18th in 38:35.5.