Dean Newton, from New Marske Harriers AC, stormed to victory at the annual Marina 5-mile road race yesterday.
Newton finished with a time of 25 minutes and seven seconds, narrowly beating Kieran Walker, from Middlesbrough Mandale, in second, who clocked a time of 25:16.
Greg Jayasuriya, of Middlesbrough and Cleveland Harriers, came third, finishing the course in 25:45.
The quickest women’s time was set by Philippa Stone, of Middlesbrough Mandale, who finished with a time of 29:10.
She finished over a minute ahead of Louise Talman, from Darlington Harriers, who set a time of 30:18,and Eli Barnbrook, from New Marske Harriers, who finished in 30:30.
Organiser Jane Wistow was really pleased with how the event went, despite a lower turnout than previous meetings....