ATHLETICS: Bruce in Hornton cruise

David Bruce heads James Bolton at the Hornton Classic 6. Picture: Barry Conelius

David Bruce heads James Bolton at the Hornton Classic 6. Picture: Barry Conelius

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DAVID Bruce held off James Bolton to come home a clear winner at the Hornton Classic 6.

The Highgate Harriers athlete, from Oxford, battled with Bolton (Woodstock Harriers) in the early stages of the hilly six-mile race.

But Bruce came on strong to win in 32mins 42secs, with Bolton (33.10) taking the vet 40 honours.

James Eve (Headington Road Runners) was third in 35.07, ahead of Paul Jegou (White Horse Harriers), who clocked 35.28.

Jenny McBain edged out Alchester clubmate Michelle Pank to take the ladies’ title.

McBain finished 22nd overall in 38.55, with Pank 24th in 39.08.

Headington’s Rebecca Campbell (39.54) was third lady, ahead of Alchester’s Samantha Usher (40.45).

Alchester won the ladies’ team prize, while Woodstock took the men’s honours.

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