GALLERY: Erme Valley’s McEwing wins Devon 10,000m title at Tavistock


ERME Valley Harriers’ Alison McEwing claimed the Devon women’s 10,000m track title on Wednesday night at Tavistock.

On a perfect evening for running, McEwing clocked 37:58.43 for the 25 laps.

North Devon’s Sarah Sheppard was second in 39:46.97, with Plymouth Harriers’ Jane Allison third, and first veteran home, in 41:14.40.

The men’s race was dominated by Bideford AAC, who had the first three runners home.

Shaun Ansell won in 30:40.62, Mark Jenkin was second in 31:30.70 and Aaron Richmond took third in 32:08.30.

However, there was a good run by 17-year-old Exeter Harrier Jake Liam Smith, who was making his debut at the distance. He came fourth and first under-20 in 32:32.47.

Tavistock’s Neil Barkell came fifth in 33:49.38.

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