Weynay’s Sunny delight

Have your say

WEYNAY GHEBRESILASIE popped up again in the Newcastle Sunshine 5k Run on Wednesday, just two days after finishing fourth in the Great North Gateshead 10k.

The 19-year-old Sunderland Harrier (right) won convincingly, in what was a slow time for the Eritrean Olympian, of 15 minutes exactly. Clubmate Alan Knebel was second in a personal best of 18.20, with former Harrier Alan Hodgson, now with Tyne Bridge, third in 18.20.

Jarrow and Hebburn’s Angela Hunter was first woman in seventh (19.07).

H Morpeth Lewis Timmins won the New Marske 5k, on a new course in 15.08. Sunderland Harrier Kevin Calvert was second (15.38).

Nathan Reed recorded a personal best at Stretford in finishing sixth in the B 1500m (3.57.22), His Sunderland Harrier clubmate Oliver James recorded 1.55.60 in tenth in the 800m B event.