PIPPA Woolven set a new personal best steeplechase time in the biggest race of her life at the Commonwealth Games last night.

The Wycombe Phoenix Harrier finished eighth in a strong field at Glasgow's Hampden Park in the 3,000m event.

The 21-year-old former Sir William Borlase's Grammar School student completed the course in 9m47.97s - a new personal best time for the event.