A Weekend of Great Performances at Road & Cross-Country

24 Oct

Chris Elson was at the Gwent League where the club finished 1 ladies and 2 men’s team. From memory positions were Charlotte Green 15th, Julia Belyavin 19th, Diana Kennedy 23rd, Sarah Everitt 37th, Clare Jolliffe 41st , Aimee Davies 59th, Becci Colquhoun 85th and Ali Hurford 102nd out of a field of 184.

Senior Women’s teams: 1 Westbury Harriers 886; 2 Chepstow Harriers 827; 3
Bristol & West AC 817.

In the Senior Men’s race Charlie Maclean was second, Dan Studley was third, Lionel Fernandez 19th , Elyas Haji 74th , Peter Gandon 98th , Dave Bedwell in 111th , Colin Traer in 157th  Mark Grace in 173rd , Gary Jennings 193rd , Antonio Russo in 239th were the 2nd team. There were 318 finishers.

Senior Men’s teams: 1 Fairwater Runners 1525; 2 Les Croupiers 1492; 3 Bristol & West AC 1480 (Division 2 winners).

In the U20/U17’s Zak Tobias was a star finishing 4th with Keiron Young 16th.

Under 17/20 combined Ladies Miranda Sadler 13th (U17) Emma Bewley 34th (U17).

U13 Boys Henry Adams 9th , Anton Mills 12th,  Ruben Wilmshurst 15th and Tom Snell 19th .

U15 Boys Kyle Haynes 11th , Luke Garner-Greene 48th, Harry Feehily 67th.

U13 Girls Eloise Browne 6th, Molly Woolfson 21st,Isobel Leeming 29th,Olivia Crofts 51st, Amber West 68th.


Meanwhile at the Stroud Half-Marathon both Tom Morris (fifth overall in 74 minutes and 4 seconds) and Jenny Jagger smashed their PBs, Tom by 1 minute 18 seconds and Jenny by a staggering two minutes 31 seconds with 77 minutes and 40 seconds for fourth place in the Ladies Race. With Kate Goodhead 5th in 79.46, Annabel Grainger 6th in 79.54 and Heidi North 9th in 82.54 the ladies must have won the team award. Backing up Tom for the men’s award were Neil Williams 24th overall in 80.50 and Gareth Cullen 26th in 81.14 both lopping a good minute of their PBs.

SHAUN Antell just missed his personal best as he produced another 70 minutes half marathon. He clocked 70 minutes 41 seconds to finish 14th in the BUPA Great Birmingham Run half marathon, just six seconds outside his personal best.

At Thursdays Weston Prom Run Steve Goss was third in 27:45 and Huw Jones fourth in 27.53.