It was the 19th running of this local 10K - but my third. It draws a top-class field as well as local runners. I had a great morning. My time was close to what I wanted, but at least I gave it my all.
I managed to watch the elite women's start before taking my place further back for the main race start and then stayed to watch the awards ceremony which was great.
The title sponsor also enabled my self-humiliation once again: