COLCHESTER Harriers surged to a double team success at the Garrison.

The Green Vests were in great form, at the Colchester ten kilometre race.

Ramadam Osman was first home in second spot, clocking 33 minutes 16 seconds on a warm and windy morning.

Joining him in the winning team was Colin Ridley, who was third in 35m 06s and Mark Harrod in sixth (35m 57s).

Danny Millward finished seventh (36m 18s) and Paul Rodgers (tenth, 36m 47s) also ran well.

Harriers' ladies were led home by Sarah Stradling who won in 38m 26s.

Laura Shewbridge finished second (39m 30s) and Lucy Mapp was third (40m 29s), as Harriers ladies finished as team winners.

There was age category awards for Mark Harrod, David Wright (40m 11s), Arthur Whiston (44m 31s), Andy Raynor (37m 35s) and John Wheatley (51m 00s).

Other Harriers results: 11 Andrew Jobling 36-55, 12 Max Caulfield 37-09, 13 Keith Marley 37-33, 15 Ian Haw 37-36, 28 Richard Boden 39-24, 32 Fergus Crouch 39-43, 34 Paul Preston 39-50, 35 Richard Flutter 39-59, 49 Richard Millward 40-51, 51 Kevin Higgens 41-09, 54 Dan mark 41-15, 56 Michael Burrows 41-25, 63 Simon Morgan 41-49, 64 Malcolm Statham 41-56, 65 Benjamin Halls 42-02, 68 Rob Ferguson 42-21, 69 Graham Langford 42-21, 81 Chris Panton 42-44, 83 Ffion Harris 42-51, 85 Dan Wilkinson 42-56, 86 Clive Thomas 42-56, 115 Debbie Cattermole 44-39, 127 Rachel Taylor 45-40, 174 Jo Martin 47-44, 179 Fiona Wattam 48-03, Angela Isherwood 48-39, Jenny Richardson 48-46, Brian Smith 49-12, Natasha Rice 50-59.

Angus Holford swept to victory in the North Carolina State mile while working in the USA, running a superb four hours 28 minutes.

The Harwich evening 5km series got under way in reasonably good conditions along the sea front.

Danny Millward was the fastest Harrier on the night and second fastest overall in 17m15s.

Tom Cresswell (17m 51s) and Paul Preston (17m 57s) were in good form, while Andy Raynor ran a personal best (PB) of 18m 10s.

Laura Shewbridge was flying, clocking a superb 18m 51s.

Other Harriers finishers: Sharon Frost 24-01, Joseph Boden 18-18 (PB), Aaron Marley 18-39, Keith Marley 18-28, Ady Frost 20-09, Steve Clark 22-09.

At the Maldon 5km evening promenade run, Harriers enjoyed a big turnout with Danny Millward again leading the way clocking 17m 00s for second place.

Harriers' over-55 runner Colin Ridley is still at his best after finishing third in 17m 04s, ahead of Paul Rodgers (fifth, 17m 45s) and Aaron Marley (sixth, 17m 52s PB).

Helen Bloomfield was first lady in 20m 04s.

Other Harriers finishers: Doug McGill 18-11, Fergus Crouch 18-13, Keith Marley 18-31, Richard Boden 19-01, Robbie Smith 19-03, Richard Flutter 19-16, David Wright 19-30, Joseph Boden 20-04, Chris Manby 20-19, Simon Morgan 20-20, Chris Panton 20-45, Heather Rose 21-56, Nicola Martell-Smith 21-57, Jenny Richardson 23-14, Rachel Richardson-Wright 31-25.

Harriers' Rachel Rodgers did well at the Nuclear fall out race held in Kent, a severe race with many obstacles.

The winner was second-claim Harrier and Essex marathon champion Tristan Steed, who then repeated the event the next day.

At the park runs, Chris Sellens won Great Cornard in 16m 55s, with Wayne Cook third (17m 38s), Tom Cresswell (fourth, 17m 50s) and Drew Olley (fifth, 18m 31s).

Rob Gibby made a running comeback in 20m 01s.

Colchester Castle saw Anthony Barraclough finish fourth in 18m 10s, with Joseph Boden eighth in 19m 30s and Helen Bloomfield was first lady in 20m 17s.

Russel Goodridge was third at the Mersea event with David Wright, Chris Smith and Simon Smith finishing in the next three respective places.

Fran Norris and Fay Smalls also ran well.

More than 1,000 runners took to the line at the Edgbaston park run in Warwickshire, where Rachel Richardson-Wright was 657th overall.

Richardson-Wright then competed in the Wilmslow Triathlon.