posting a finishing time of 29m55s, which gave him a seventy one second winning margin
over 2015 winner Wondiye Fikre Indelbu of Ethiopia.
Third place went to Morpeth Harrier Ross Floyd,
who was a further eighty two seconds adrift, when posting a time of 32m38s.
Fifth place in the Women’s race went to Morpeth’s Gemma Floyd, who clocked 39m41s.
Another Morpeth Harrier in action in the event was Jilly Bell,
was 80th Woman home, and 29th Over 40, posting a finishing time of 51m11s.