Budge and Prowse are first home in July’s Armada Summer 5k Series run

MARK BUDGE held off the challenge of Erme Valley Harriers youngsters Luke Hayes and Matthew Gilvear to come home first in July’s Armada Summer 5k Series run at Saltram House on Wednesday evening.

Budge clocked 16.57 minutes to claim his first win in the event, with Hayes second in 17.34 minutes and Gilvear third in 17.56. Fourth place went to Chris Chapman, with Plymstock Road Runners’ Graham Bale fifth.

Kirsty Prowse (DSFRS) was first woman home in 20.44 minutes, with Plymouth Musketeers’ Chloe Anderson second in 21.01, Kim Meech third (21.18), Zoe Chapman fourth (22.24) and Stephanie Parish fifth (24.59).

August’s Armada 5k Series run will be held at Saltram House on August 23.

Full results can be found HERE.

Meanwhile, also on Wednesday night, Tamar Trotters’ Mike Wilsmore ran a season’s best 1,500m time of 3:54.43 at the BMC Gold Standard Meeting at Watford. He is ranked in the top three over-35s in the UK at that distance this year.

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