A round-up of some of the top performances from the past week, including a British junior 10km walk record by Wilkinson
England Athletics 10km Race Walk Championships, March 6
Callum Wilkinson improved his British junior 10km road race walk record by three seconds, clocking 41:31 at the England Championships.
Bethan Davies won the women’s event in 44:56 to break the Welsh record and go to second on the British all-time list.
Croatian Winter Throwing Championships, Split, March 6
Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic won the discus with her second best ever throw of 70.59m.
Ed Prickett Memorial Relays, Nottingham, March 5
Loughborough won both the men’s and women’s races.
The fastest leg award went to Jack Hallas who clocked 9:32 on the final leg.
Sale Harriers Open Series, Manchester, March 6
British 200m champion Louise Bloor improved her 200m PB to 23.36.
Casablanca 10km, Morocco, March 6
The first five clocked sub-27:40. Bahrain’s Hassan El Abbassi won in 27:26 ahead of Kenyan Morris Munene’s 27:27 and Moroccan Mohamed Ziani’s 27:28.
Paskalia Kipkoech of Kenya won the women’s race in 31:14 ahead of junior Bezunesh Gudeta’s 31:21. Sweden’s European champion Meraf Bahta ran 31:26 which is the best European 10km road time since 2009.
Essex 20, Langham, March 6
Paul Whitaker won narrowly in 1:47:03 from Paul Molyneux who timed 1:47:08 and the Essex pair led their county to an easy win in the Inter-County competition.
Over-50 Gill Fullen won the women’s race in 2:07:23, which is an unofficial British W50 best.
Kent won the team race.
Paris Half Marathon, March 6
Cyprian Kotut won the men’s race in 61:04 ahead of team-mate Amos Kipruto (61:11) and Ethiopia’s Azmeraw Mengistu (61:17).
Callum Hawkins clocked a 62:36 PB to finish tenth overall and first European.
There was an Ethiopian win in the women’s race through Dibabe Kuma (69:21) ahead of Kenya’s Poline Wanjiku (69:52).
41-year-old home athlete Christelle Daunay clocked 69:58 to finish third as a record 37,480 runners from 127 countries took part and Haile Gebrselassie fired the starting gun.