The sun shines for the Bognor 10k

Worthing Striders members in action at the Bognor Prom 10k on Sunday
Worthing Striders members in action at the Bognor Prom 10k on Sunday
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A HOST of local runners were among the 1,549 who completed the Bognor Prom 10k on Sunday.

On the hottest day of the year so far, Worthing Striders members had great runs and a number completed the course in personal bests.

John Bess finished fifth in a new personal best of 33min 47sec, which beat his previous best by 90 seconds.

Arunners were led home by Del Wallace, who was 16th overall, in 37-17, while Michael Caffyn and Thomas Caffyn also finished in the top 30.

The race was won by Jo Corbett, who finished seven seconds ahead of Chichester Runners’ James Baker, in 32-18.

Ant Gritton, of Lordshill Road Runners, was third in 33-29.

Times from all our local runners in this week’s paper. To see a video of the start of the race, visit our sister paper www.bognor.co.uk/sport