Well outside my PB for this course. By the same token much better than I thought I was going to do. Proper hot by English standards 27+C. Sun blarring from dawn and well into it's stride by 10.30. Couple of runners collapsed. Had another strong finish. Going stride for stride with some other chap, operating at my max velocity he matched me for speed but could not match my endurance. Had meters to spare by the line. Chuffed.
Started right at the back and held a steady pace early on. But only moved forward and generally got faster with neg splits. Even more chuffed