Callum and George Wilkinson both secure personal bests in leading south of England to walking success

Callum Wilkinson improved on his personal best by a minute and a half on Saturday.

Callum Wilkinson improved on his personal best by a minute and a half on Saturday.

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Enfield and Haringey Athletics Club pair George and Callum Wilkinson led the south of England to a comprehensive victory in the in the RWA Inter-Area race walking match in Enfield on Saturday.

The pair both smashed their previous personal bests at the QEII Stadium as the South won in comfortable fashion.

The Under-20 5km race saw Callum set a new personal best with a time of 22.27 to claim a comfortable win, beating his nearest competitor by more than a second.

Callum's time meant a 20 second improvement on his previous personal best.

In the Under-13 2km race, George finished second in a time of 12.45, nine seconds behind winner Stephen Waddington of Manx Harriers.

George improved on his personal best time though - set in Sheffield a month ago - by a massive minute and a half.

The south were comfortable winners in Enfield, beating the North (53) and the Midlands (35) with a whopping 79 points.

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