Junior Alnwick Harrier Daniel Leng put in an impressive performance in the BUPA Great North 10K in Gateshead on Sunday.
The 15-year-old finished first in his age category.
In what was an encouraging display, Daniel came 54th overall from more than 5,000 runners.
He crossed the line in 38:58.
This time was a new personal best (PB) for Daniel.
His previous PB had come in June, at the annual Druridge Bay 10K.