This weekend, our athletes were in action in the Midland Womenís Cross Country League, the Birmingham & District Cross Country League and the WMYACCL.
In the third meeting of the Midland Womenís League at Burton Dassett Hills in Warwickshire, our senior women came tenth. Nina Skilton was the first of our athletes to complete the course in 31st place and was well supported by Allegra Soutar (45th), Emily Griffiths (57th), Sue Kneill-Boxley (61st), Rebecca Brown (72nd) and Lisa Knight (97th).
Our senior men raced at Abington Park in Northampton. Chris Perrin finished in 17th place to currently lie in 6th in the overall individual standings. Bill Chesters is 6th overall in the Junior Menís positions after coming 62nd. Josh Ward was close behind in 63rd and with James Perrin in 94th, Phil Wolfe 102nd, Craig Pearson 129th, Connor Mills 135th, Tom Orton 170th and Sam Bagley 199th, the team finished 12th of the 16 teams in the division.
On Sunday, also at Abington Park, there was a poor turnout of C&S athletes for the WMYACCL fixture. Isabelle Beckett came 99th in the U13G, whilst Harry Beckett finished 40th in the U13B. Emily Pearce was 58th in the U15G race.
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There was a large turnout of C&S athletes at the County Cross Country Championships at Stafford Common on Saturday with success in both team and individual events.
Our U20M team came first with Bill Chesters finishing 2nd, Matt Bonney 3rd and Sam Bagley 11th and our Womenís Veteran team also won with Sally Gray in 6th, Nina Skilton 7th, Sue Kneill-Boxley 8th, Natalie Boswell 21st and Dot Fellows 33rd.
The U20 and Veteran athletes races were incorporated into the Senior races and Bill (9th), Matt (11th) and Sam (39th) helped our Senior Men to third place overall with Craig Pearson finishing 18th, Phil Wolfe 23rd, Tom Orton 37th and Geoff Kitching 98th.
Our Senior Women also came 3rd with an excellent third place in the individual classification for Giorgia Chattwood (2nd in the U20W category), Sally 16th, Nina 18th, Sue 20th, Emily Griffiths 24th, Rebecca Brown 30th, Natalie Boswell 39th, Lucy Berry 45th and Dot 52nd.
Thando Hart was a bronze medal winner in the U17W race and our U15G team of Jasmine Lovatt (8th), Olivia Ball (9th), Lucy Richardson (11th) and Dawn Riley (22nd) also came third.
Thomas Lemmon (13th) led our U15B team to bronze, supported by Christian Roe (14th), Thomas Brownsill (18th) and Harry Davenport (22nd) and Ethan Eisenhauer finished 23rd in the U13B race.
Louise Gathergood finished 12th in the U13G race with Lucy Wain 29th and Isabelle Beckett 31st.