VOTUALEVU College student Avikash Lal took out the five kilometre run in Nadi last Saturday.
He clocked 16 minutes and 20 seconds.
Ravnil Kumar was second in a time of 16 minutes and 50 seconds while veteran Bimlesh Kumar finished third in 18 minutes and 40 seconds.
Jet Runners Club president Abhinesh Kumar said 30 participants turned up for the event.
He said majority of them were school students.
"I'm pleased with the performance of the top three finishers," Abhinesh said.
"Bimlesh has improved his fitness level. He will be participating in the Oceania Masters Championship in January.
"So these events are helping him in the buildup.
"Avikash set the pace in the run and lead from start to finish with Ravnil and Bimlesh closely following behind.
"Our next race will be on September 28 at Korovuto College.
"We will host races of various distances from 800 metres to six kilometres."