They had to overcome searing heat - but still more than 600 athletes took to the start line in Tenby on Sunday for the annual 10k race.

And it was Jamie Parry from Parc Bryn Bach who adapted better than most, coming home first in a time of 34 minutes 20 seconds (34:20).
This was the 21st running of the event. organised by Taf Running and Orienteering Team (TROTS) who are based in St Clears.

Runners from all over the UK started out at Tudor Square and went around the town and along the esplanade, out along Marsh Road to Penally, back via the Green and then up the hill to North Beach before finishing at Tudor Square. 

Parry made all the running from one kilometre out was was followed in by Nick Sheehan (34:50) and David Keenan (35:13) both from Llanelli AC - who packed 10 runners in the next 18 places to easily be team winners. 

Sioned Howells, from Amman Valley, was the first female home as she came 18th in 39:23. Michelle Cole (Gorseinon) was second (42:55) and Julie Williams third (44:29).

In the age groups, Austin Frost (Dark Peak Fell Runners) was first male over 40 after coming ninth overall, Rupert Simpson (10th) the first over 50, and Alan Davies (15th) the first over 60. Cole and Williams were their respective female age category winners. 

The main sponsor of the event was WP Lewis & Son, with Run and Become, Paramount Networking Ltd, Howies, and Bwlchygroes Farm Feeds also supporting.