Malloch dominates final Bitton 5k race

TEAM Bath’s Ewen Malloch was the runway winner of the fourth and final race in the Bitton 5k series.

Malloch cantered to victory in a swift time of 15mins 46secs with the Bitton Road Runners pair of Will Ganley (16:36) and Robert Farley (17:07) well adrift in second and third respectively.

Top veteran in ninth was Bristol & West’s Pete Clark (18:02) while Jim Godden of Thornbury Running Club lifted the M50 prize.

Leading woman in 19th overall of just 53 finishers was veteran Beverley Whitfield of Emersons Green Running Club.

Clubmate Jo Bereza was second (21:08) with Dawn Drake of Bitton third (21:23).