Battensby clocks swift time to finish runner-up in Swindon 10k

MattBattensbyMATT Battensby finished runner-up in the Swindon 10k yesterday.

The Bristol & West AC runner (pictured) clocked 33mins 00secs to finish 40 seconds behind winner Simon Nott of Calne Running Club with Swindon’s Thomas Hemming third in 35:13.

Battensby’s time was just 14 seconds outside his personal best set in the Bupa London 10k in May and is his third fastest ever for the distance.