Stilton Striders: Barton cashes in at Joy Cann 5

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Following the heat of the Hungarton 7, the Leicestershire Road Running Summer League returned with the five-mile race in Huncote, the Joy Cann 5.

Cooler weather greeted the runners, with a sharp shower thrown in just as many runners were nearing the finish.

Making the most of the conditions on this undulating, but relatively flat, road course was Jason Barton who ran another personal best to finish sixth senior male, and eighth overall) in 27min 41secs.

Also representing the Striders men’s team were Luke Eggleston (32.58 PB), Rich Gray (34.11), Tam Nicol (35.29), Nicholas Smith (36.50 PB) and Stuart Gregory (46.10).

The Striders’ ladies team was led home by Abi Arnott in 37.38 (PB), closely followed by Lou Houghton (37.56) and Celina Silver (44.16).