ATHLETICS: Treadwell fires City to silver

Oxford City’s vet 65 team (from  left): Roy Treadwell, Allan Matthews and John Exley

Oxford City’s vet 65 team (from left): Roy Treadwell, Allan Matthews and John Exley

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OXFORD City’s vet 65-74 men’s team secured a silver medal in the British Masters Road Relay Championships at Sutton Park.

Roy Treadwell clocked 18mins 48secs on the hilly, three-mile course for the second fastest split in the age group, Allan Matthews (20.53) and John Exley (20.14) completing the side.

City also came fifth in the vet 45-54 category, with anchor leg runner Julian Richardson (15.46) the fourth quickest in the category.

Oxford’s vet 55-64s were seventh, with Brian Green (18.16) their leading man.

Woodstock Harriers achieved a club best tenth place in the vet 35-44 event.

James Bolton (15.29) recorded the joint ninth fastest split in his age group.

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