NORTH Devon Road Runner John Shapland took the gold medal in the over-55 age group at the Devon County 10-mile championships in Plymouth. John was one of only 30 in a field of 557 runners to finish in under one hour, coming 24th overall in 59mins 07 secs.

NORTH Devon Road Runner John Shapland took the gold medal in the over-55 age group at the Devon County 10-mile championships in Plymouth.John was one of only 30 in a field of 557 runners to finish in under one hour, coming 24th overall in 59mins 07 secs.Bideford AAC runner Martin Colwill ran a personal best 58.37 to finish 18th overall and take the bronze medal in the over-40s category.