It was a Bury AC double at Saturday’s Parkrun in Heaton Park.

Josh Birmingham notched up his first Parkrun victory equalling his personal best of 16.20 in the process.

Sarah Thomas recorded a new personal best of 19.07 to be the first woman finisher.

Triathlete Ollie Makinson was second in 16.43, with Paul Johnston in seventh (18.12) and Jack Griffiths in ninth (18.15) giving Bury four in the top 10.

Other Bury finishers included Patrick Babb (18.49), Matthew Garside (19.31), Freya Potts (20.10), Anthony Hallahan (20.35), Katie Geelan (21.18), Heledd Rimmer (23.09), Julie Hill (23.59)and Dave Flood (27.04). Jack’s father, John, was a visitor from the South of England and was first V60 finisher in 20.23.

Hannah Price continued her fine form in winning the women’s race in the Holcombe Howler 10k trail race on Saturday morning.

Not only did Hannah dominate the women’s race but only one male athlete finished in front of her in a great start to 2020.

On Sunday, eight of Bury’s junior athletes competed at the Sale Indoor meeting at Sportcity.

Daisy Worthington won her 60m heat in a season’s best of 8.41.

Jay Cook set a new personal best of 8.21 in his heat whilst there was a Bury one-two-three in one 60m race with Rosella Togo out-dipping Jena Dickinson for victory, in a personal best of 8.34 and season's best of 8.36 respectively, with Abigail Howard in third in a season’s best of 8.52.

Myles Bruce set a new best of 8.33 in finishing second in his heat. Daisy also ran in the 200m were her time of 27.73 secured her a third place finish.

David Vaughan tested his speed endurance over 600m and set a new personal best of 1.34.07 in taking third place.

Jay Cook set a new best of 9.59 to take fourth in the 60m hurdles with Jena Dickinson and Abigail Howard also setting new bests of 9.63 and 9.78 respectively to take second and fifth in their hurdles race.

Abigail also competed in the high jump and was rewarded with a season’s best of 1.30.

Jay set a season’s best of 4.98 in the long jump.

Rosella claimed a second victory in the shot with a best putt of 10.52 ahead of Ella Hall in third (9.51) and Jena in sixth (9.06).