Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club runners dominated the weekly Wimbledon Common 5km parkrun on Saturday as well as providing the winners at four other parkrun events. A Hercules Wimbledon runner was the second British finisher in the Stockholm marathon while its older athletes enjoyed considerable success in the Surrey Masters championships, writes Tom Pollak.
Hercules Wimbledon runners filled three of the top four places in the 5km Wimbledon Common event with Ben Toomer heading the 500-strong field home in 16 minutes 21 seconds ahead of teenager Henry Silverstein (18:09) with Russell Price fourth in 18:17. Richard Evans was top veteran over 55 finisher in 18:56, posting the event’s top age-graded performance with teenager Hector Revill posting a new personal best of 18:57 in finishing 10th, slicing two seconds off his previous best set a month earlier.
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