Near perfect conditions, apart from cool breeze, saw a record entry for the Coventry Godiva New Year 5 (2nd January 2012).
The 180 finishers were led home by James Poole (Blackheath and Bromley) in 24 mins 49 secs., closely followed by Coventry's Toby Spencer (24.51) and Matt Rose (25.01).
In the Women's race, Leamington's Sue Harrison led the way in 28.29 for 18th place overall. Coventry's Danielle Stewart (29.06) was second with former Coventry runner Karen Thorp, now resident in Australia but back for Christmas, third in 29.58.
The Men's team race was won by Coventry Godiva and the Women's by Northbrook.
Full results at: http://www.coventry-godiva-harriers.org.uk/archive_12/2012_NY5_Full_Results_Report.pdf