Now rising star Taylor is edging closer to 32 minutes barrier

KURT Taylor underlined his progress over the past 12 months with another excellent performance in the Cardiff 10k on Sunday.

For the second time this year Taylor, who is a member of Bristol & West AC, smashed his personal best as he clocked a time of 32mins 07secs to finish 18th in a high-class event around the streets of the Wales capital.

That time carved 29 seconds off his previous PB recorded in the Great Bristol 10k in the Spring which in its turn was a major breakthrough shattering his 2016 best mark of 35:01.

In Sunday’s race Devon student Jake Smith, who is at the Cardiff Metropolitan University, made a major breakthrough clocking 29:30 in third while former B&W runner Shaun Antell was sixth in 30:39 with Calne Running Club’s Wiltshire champion Simon Nott 16th in 31:56).

In the women’s race Stroud-based former international Rachel Felton came second (34:51) to international Lily Partridge (33:27).






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