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St Mary's Richmond's Jackson claims 31st Bushy Park triumph
1:00pm Friday 20th September 2013 in Sport
St Mary’s Richmond and Sittingbourne Striders’ athlete Anthony Jackson led from start to finish to claim his 31st Bushy Park parkrun win on Saturday.
The 27-year-old, who has completed the event 117 times, clocked 15 minutes 48 seconds to come home 37 seconds ahead of nearest challenger Peter Lowe.
It was Jackson’s fourth fastest time over the 5km course.
Twenty four hours later, more than 3,000 athletes took to the hills of Richmond Park for the London Duathlon.
Ryan Ostler clocked four hours, five minutes 42 seconds to win the Ultra event of 20km, a run, 77km cycle, and a 10km run.
Charlotte Harris (5:05:51.0) finished 18th to be the first woman to compete the same distance.