Leicester 5k Summer Series #1

A small group of Stilton Striders travelled to Leicester for the 1st race in the Leicester 5k summer series, held in Victoria Park with 4 races once a month, on a Thursday evening through the summer.

A small field gathered at the start in the rain and on a fast 2 lap course it was won  by former british junior triathlon champion James Teagle in a quick 15:44 .

First back for the Striders in 5th place in his first race after a knee injury  was Luke Eggleston in 18 min 43 seconds , followed in 11th by Darren Glover in 19:21 first vet 45 , then first lady on the night 15th overall was Natalie Teece in 20:11 , then in 31st Liz Goodbourn 23:56 first vet 50 . All Category winners were awarded a bottle of wine .