ERME Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown produced a good run in wet and windy conditions to take second place in the men’ 1,500m race at the BMC meeting at Exeter in midweek.
Brown clocked 4:06.74, which was just four tenths of a second off his PB for that distance, despite the poor weather.
The race was won by fellow under-20 Finn Birnie, who clocked 4:02.11.
Tavistock’s Mount Kelly College runner Tom Brew set a new PB of 4:21.64 to finish 10th in a strong A race field.
In the B race, there were encouraging runs from Tavistock under-15 athletes Euan Botham, William Russell, Dan Luckham and Jamie Brew.
Botham and Russell set new PBs of 4:43.90 and 4:44.93, respectively, while Luckham ran a season’s best 4:59.54 and Brew 5:09.36, which was a PB for him.
In the BMC 800m races, City of Plymouth’s under-15 runner Oliver Woodmason won the men’s C race in 2:18.85, while Tavistock under-13 athlete Nicolas Maczugowski clocked a PB of 2:41.41.
Erme Valley Harriers youngster Olivia Travers clocked 2:35.78 in the women’s 800m.
Tavistock Run Project’s Smart finished 12th in the under-15 boys’ race in a fast time of 15:32 minutes for the three mile run.
Riggott came 29th in the girls’ under-13 race in 19:08 minutes.