Huge congratulations to Jonny Mellor who last night became senior British National Champion in the 10,000m at the England Athletics Championships.

The “Night of 10,000m PBs” hosted by Highgate Harriers incorporates the British National Championships and sees the top athletes in the country compete at the track at Parliament Hill.

Jonny ran a controlled race and with 4 laps to go took the lead and put a clear distance between himself and Dewi Griffiths who finished in 2nd place to cross the line in 28:46.80 with a 64s last lap. Fantastic running Jonny, congratulations.

Official are available HERE and you can see a video of the whole evening on VincoSport (requires free registration), where Jonny’s race is the last event.

In the other races that evening, Ben Russell ran 30:46.31 to finish 9th in the B race and Ash Chambers finished 25th in the C race with 33:44.80.