Capon beats field of 312 runners

James Capon improved on his senior men's club record from one week earlier.
James Capon improved on his senior men's club record from one week earlier.

Pontefract Athletic Club’s James Capon keeps going from strength to strength.

He recorded his eighth victory of the year in Saturday’s Pontefract Park Run with a personal best time of 16 minutes 45 seconds.

This improved on his senior men’s club record from one week earlier as he led home the record field of 312 runners.

In Sunday’s East Hull 20 miles race, Andrew Masterman finished 12th out of 351, setting a club record for senior men and men over 45 with two hours, three minutes, 29 seconds.

Scott Daly also ran well to finish in 49th position with 2-18-49. Christine McCarthy continued her good form and she made it three club records in two days as she set a new record for women over 50, finishing seventh in the women’s race in 2-28-35.