Ben is having a great year. He has contested 12 Races since the beginning of the year from 1500m and 5000m on the Track to 20 miles on the Road; And just to top it off, at the beginning of the year he won the Lancashire Cross Country Championships. His record so far is a little like that of Alex Ferguson winning 9 of them, placing 2nd twice and 3rd once. Ouch – Ben’s a Liverpool fan!!!
His latest Race was the Sheffield Half-Marathon held last weekend – 12th May – and the Race featured 5400 runners. Ben won it in a time of 66:51 exactly a minute and a half in front of 2nd place runner, Alastair Watson of Notts AC
Full Results HERE:
In the National Rankings Ben is placed 2nd for 5 MIles; 7th for 10k; 9th for the Half-Marathon and 2nd for 20 Miles – Ben is building up towards the Berlin Marathon and an attempt at the Commonwealth Championships qualifying time of 2:17.00 and if present form is anything to go by he is on target.