Thompson holds off Penistone 10k rival Palmer

On his way to victory: No 178 Dave Thompson, who finished just outside the course record.         Picture: dean atkins
On his way to victory: No 178 Dave Thompson, who finished just outside the course record. Picture: dean atkins
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DAVE Thompson, Barnsley AC, put in a commanding performance to win the Penistone Show 10K in a time of 35:21.

He was ahead of David Palmer of Steel City Striders who crossed the line at 32 seconds later. Three competitors from Penistone Footpath Runners followed the lead two, J Mann, R Lees and S Roberts.

For the women, J Buckley (Penistone) was first home (41:07) followed by M Beever (Stainland) and R Kane, Sheffield RC.

Results younger age groups in the Yorkshire Road Relay Championships at Leeds; Rotherham won the U15 boys team race with Ryan Beale, 5th, Robert Bentham, 7th, and Devon Stead, 8th. In the U13 girls race there was a win for Hallamshire’s Imani Wilson. Maddie Pearce was third and Mary McCarthy 6th giving Hallam a team victory.

See photo slideshow on thestar.co.uk.