DUCHY ATHLETIC NETWORK (DAN) 10K COUNTY UNDER 20 AND SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Report by Paul Wright
The DAN Cornwall County 10000m Championships were held at Carn Brea last Thursday evening and 35 made it to the finish of which 2 were representing Newquay Road Runners. Even though the race started at 7.00 p.m. temperatures were still above 20C out on the track.
In the men’s race Colin Snook, Cornwall AC won the title for the 2nd year in a row finishing strongly in 32 minutes 53 seconds, which was 2 seconds faster than in 2017. The Under 20 title went to Tom Slattery, also Cornwall AC, in 33.48 he led the race for the first 13 laps with Snook right on his shoulder throughout the first half, Leading the Newquay contingent home was in-form Alex Daniels who was 8th in 36.14. He was supported by clubmate Steve Babb who also ran well finishing 18th overall in a very respectable 39.21, well inside his predicted time. The first lady home was Cornwall ACs Emma Stepto in an impressive 36.15 which placed her 9th overall, she also won the ladies event last year.