annual Mid Cheshire 5k Road Race in Kingsley.
Avery finished 17th in 14m30s, and Smith finished 38th, posting a time of 15m24s.
The event was won by Aldershot’s Richard Allen in 14m07s, who won with a
five second margin over Leeds City’s Emile Cairess, who was the first Junior Man.
Third place went to Stockport Harrier Jack Martin, formerly of Sunderland Harriers, who clocked 14m12s.
The event incorporated the England Athletics Championships.
Avery improved his personal best for the distance by five seconds.
The event had a total of 522 finishers.