A look at some of the top performances by British athletes over the past week, including a 10km PB by Katrina Wootton in France and a podium place for Laura Weightman in Brussels

Corrida de Houilles, France, December 18

Katrina Wootton smashed her 10km road PB in finishing second in 31:47, a time which puts her top of the UK rankings this year, second in Europe and also into the top-10 on the UK all-time list.

The race was won by Viola Kibiwott who ran 31:14 on her 10km debut.

Dewi Griffiths was eighth man in 28:45, one place ahead of Ben Connor with 28:57. Robbie Simpson was 15th with 29:22.

Iris Cross Cup, Brussels, December 18

Double Olympic 1500m finalist Laura Weightman was third in the women’s race behind winner Fionnuala McCormack and Lousie Carton, while fellow North East champion Jonathan Taylor was the leading British man in fifth.

Andy Vernon was third in the men’s 3m while Tom Holden won the under-20 race and Kisten Stilwell won the under-15 girls event.

24 hores atletisme, Barcelona, Spain, December 18

Grant MacDonald won with a distance of 239.42km.

South of Thames Cross Country Championships, Beckenham, December 17

World 50km bronze medallist Amy Clements retained the women’s title, while Phil Wicks claimed victory in the men’s race he last won in 2011.

A report and photographs will appear in the January 5 issue of Athletics Weekly.

Helvellyn 10km, December 18

Marc Brown won the inaugural race in a fast 31:13, while Sharon Taylor won the women’s race in 37:28.

Saltwell 10km, December 17

Eritrean Abraham Tewelde won the men’s race in 31:55, while Olympic marathoner Alyson Dixon won the women’s race in 35:50.

A report and photographs will appear in the January 5 issue of Athletics Weekly.

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