AFD one-two in ‘Brum Run’

By Emily Gill   |   Local Democracy Reporter   |
Friday 21st October 2016 2:00 pm
Andy Vernon and Chris Thompson on the podium with third-placed Koen Naart of Belgium. ()

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Aldershot & Farnham & District athletes Andy Vernon and Chris Thompson made it a unique one-two in the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday. Olympic 10,000m finalist Vernon won the ‘Brum Run’ in style, recording 63mins 32secs. The 30-year-old broke away from AFD clubmate Thompson eight miles into the 13.1-mile race to win by 22 seconds.

(photo Harish Chavda/

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