St Albans Striders dominate at the Welwyn 10K

PUBLISHED: 15:30 29 June 2018

St Albans Striders took a clean-sweep of the podium positions at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Ruth Kent

St Albans Striders took a clean-sweep of the podium positions at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Ruth Kent

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St Albans Striders celebrated a double success at the Welwyn 10K as they took the win in both the men’s and women’s race.

St Albans Striders' Jen Conway on her way to victory at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Tony BarrSt Albans Striders' Jen Conway on her way to victory at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Tony Barr

First across the line for the men was Jonathan Scott while Jen Conway headed home the women’s field.

And there was even more success as Wendy Walsh and Jenny Maddocks following Conway home to complete a clean-sweep of the podium positions and clinch the team and county prizes.

Back in the men’s race Jim King was eighth and Doug Hobson 10th in a new PB.

Overall over 45 Striders took part on a baking-hot day with notable performances coming form Magdalena Petrus and Jo Tang.

St Albans Striders' Jonathan Scott takes the win at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Tony BarrSt Albans Striders' Jonathan Scott takes the win at the Welwyn 10K. Picture: Tony Barr

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Starting in Highfield Park, James Moore took the win while Maria Kenny of Gade Valley Harriers took the women’s victory.

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