Burnham-On-Sea runner is South of England U20 Champion
young Burnham-On-Sea athlete has become the region's top runner
at 5km in his age group.
Prior, a sixth form pupil at King Alfred School in Highbridge,
became the South Of England Under 20 5km Champion at the age of
18 on Sunday (June 12th).
at Lee Valley Athletic Stadium in London, the first half of his
race was tactical but Luke started to wind up the pace over the
second half to bring him home in first place.
was also a new personal best time of 15min 27sec, which sits him
at 14th in the UK rankings with another year left in that age
who trains 50 hours a week, will become a full-time athlete from
September when he starts at St Mary's University in Twickenham,
having secured a place sponsored by the London Marathon.
in Sunday's race was Brent Knoll runner Oliver Dickinson, who
is also a pupil at King Alfred School in Highbridge.
ran a confident race to come home in fifth place in a time of
16.08, which was another personal best time. Oliver has two years
left in this age group.