One of the last to how again, but only a handful of runners out front to chase down. I caught a couple over the top of the town and a few more early on the descent. By the lower end of the hill I w as in the lead but was aware that I hadnt shaken James off and he duly re took the lead with a few hundred metres left to go. Despite putting in a strong finish, my first race as a 50 year old ended in a 2nd place finish! A good tun though, finishing the tough course in 19:03 – a pb for me! I ran in my Newton Distance again which are becoming my preferred road shoe.