VITALITY LONDON 10K

Angela Copson BEM set her 35th European Masters record when she competed in the Vitality London 10k.

In winning the W70 category, Copson knocked 39 secs from the 13 year old record of Louise Gilchrist with a gun time of 45 mins 11 secs.

The Rugby & Northampton athlete has now broken a British Record in three different distances for her age group so far in 2017 with one of them being a World best.

Five of her clubmates were also taking part with Zoe Shepherd leading them home with 44:22 (1305th), then Copson (1434th), followed by Helen Jones ( 1779th) in 46:19, which placed her 20th W50.

Minerva Chesser ( 2292nd) recorded 48:19 for 45th in the over 40 category and Kate Williams (2929th) was 15th W55 in 50:17.

Completing the squad was Rebecca Hutson (8380th) in 64:31 ( W40  380th).