HEREFORD Couriers five-kilometre evening invitation race was a success with 105 runners competing on the county roads.

Fastest over the distance was Charlie Jones who finished in 15 minutes and 34 seconds, some 16 seconds faster than Cheltenham & County Harriers team-mate Eliot Taylor.

First Courier home was Matthew James in 16.28.

Clair Thomas (Ludlow Runners) was quickest woman on the evening finishing 38th overall in a time of 19.42.

Following the successful event, plans are in place for the return of the popular 5k Series in 2020.

A team of Hereford Couriers headed to the Forest of Dean Half Marathon recently with some fantastic performances on the trails.

Leading club member home was Andy Tyler who clocked one hour, 25 minutes and 30 seconds.

Other times were: Ross Cameron 1:36:00; Kyle Dovey 1:37:51 (PB); Kelly Marshall 1:49:29; Bronwen Tyler-Jones 1:53:48 (PB); Dave Green 1:58:37; Kev Barnes 2:05:47.