ATHLETICS: Ropsley’s Johnson clocks up the miles

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Ropsley Road Runner Tony Johnson has been clocking up the miles this month.

Following his 2hr 56min 31sec performance as the only Road Runner in last month’s London Marathon, Tony was back in action at the Langtoft 10km road race in which he finished seventh in 37.23.

He recorded 38.37 in the following Sunday’s Eye 10km, near Peterborough, and clocked 1.27.15 in the Soham Half-marathon on Sunday.

l Grantham Athletic Club’s Keith Measures equalled his Parkrun personal best of 23min 22sec in hot conditions at Newark on Saturday, finishing as first Vet 60.

Two GAC clubmates tackled the Deepings 10km race on Sunday. Arthur Short finished 20th in 39.35 and fellow veteran Phil Hall was 119th in 55.41.