ERME Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown claimed victory in the opening Armada Winter 3k Series run of the 2017/18 season.
Brown managed to hold off the challenge of Plymouth University and Birchfield Harriers athlete Daniel Watling on Wednesday night.
Brown finished the tricky course around Central Park in 10.02 minutes, with Watling just two seconds behind.
Plymouth Harriers’ Steve Fletcher was third in 10.15 minutes, with his team-mate Alex Peyton-Jones fourth in 10.39 and Erme Valley Harriers’ Michael Miners fifth in 10.47.
First women home was Tavistock teenager Emma Ryder, who clocked 11.42 minutes.
Plymouth Harriers’ Jane Allison was second women in 12.35 and Erme Valley youngster Olivia Travers third in 13.06.
Some 116 runners finished the run, which started and finished outside Plymouth Argyle’s stadium.
Full results can be found HERE.