WaldenTri's Pete Thompson meets former World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Sally Gunnell

PUBLISHED: 14:30 10 November 2010

Pete Thompson is presented with his prize by Sally Gunnell

Pete Thompson is presented with his prize by Sally Gunnell

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WALDENTRI club's Pete Thompson got the chance to meet Olympic legend Sally Gunnell during a trip to visit his family in the north.

Thompson was taking part in the Scarborough 10k, a scenic race along Yorkshire’s east coast.

The event – which was started by former World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Gunnell – attracted a big field of around 1200 runners.

Conditions were good and Thompson had a fine race completing the 10k in 35misn 26secs to take 12th place overall and first in the 50-55 age group.

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