A COMPETITIVE field took part in this year's Park Hall 5k.

The race welcomed of 134 athletes, with Matt Hall of Shrewsbury AC taking first place in a time of 15 minutes 48 seconds.

Wrexham AC runner Luke Northall was second in 15.48 and unaffiliated competitor Robert Weston was third in 17.01.

First woman past the finishing line was Oswestry Olympian Charlotte Jones in a time of 19.51.

There were class wins for Simon Barkley (V45), Sean Butler (V60), Bethan Jones in the Junior Girls section, Leonie Keeling (F35), Charlotte Jones (F40), Tania Brandon (F50) and Ellen Harrison (F60).

The race started as a six mile run in 1983 and changed to the 5k format in 1998.