Four Preston Harriers made to trip to Manchester for the Trafford AC Grand Prix on 25thMay, with victories on the track for Curtis Mitchell (110m hurdles), Joshua Ingham (400m Heat 3) and Emily Rankin (800m Heat 1), whilst in the field events Scott Sinclair stepped, hopped, and jumped to victory in the triple jump with a new PB of 13.94.
The Manchester Invitational was held on 27thMay with Tiarnan Crorken taking fourth in the men’s 1500m, setting a new PB of 3:41.36, and Mhairi MacLennan placing 3rd in the women’s 5000m in a time of 16:12.12.
The latest BMC Grand Prix meeting on the 29th May featured four Harriers with Max Cunningham (3:57.91) and Joe Monk (4:00.42) setting new 1500m PBs in heat F. Kian Davis (3:49.25 heat A) and Andy Benson (3:51.86 heat C) also featured. Harvey Noble was also in action on the 29th at Cheltenham Restart Open, taking second place and setting a new PB of 51.2 in the 400m. Noble also threw a javelin season’s best to take 2nd in that event.
On the roads it has been a long time coming but Preston’s Rob Affleck was back racing and back among the podium places at the Media City 10k on the 27th, finishing in 3rd place in a time of 35:28.