Midland Cross Country Relay Championships at Wolverhampton 20/10/2018

Oct 23 - Midland Cross Country Relay Championships at Wolverhampton 20/10/2018

We had Seniors and Masters Teams in both the Mens and Women’s Midland Counties Cross Country Relay Championships held at Aldersley Stadium on Saturday 20th October. With both men and women competing over two laps (covering 6km) the teams were made up of 4 men or 3 women. The event was run as one race following on from the juniors races (U/13-U/17) earlier in the day.

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In the Senior Women’s section of the race we had 3 teams, with U/20’s Rebecca Twardochleb, Lucy Matthews and Alex Oakley in team 1, Maxine Bickerton, Stephanie Nagington and Hannah Jones in team 2, and Sarah Baylis, Nicola Brownsword and Sonia Alford making up our team 3. Becky finished as the 7th fastest on the day and our teams finished in 11th, 33rd and 46th positions.

Leg 1 Runners:

Rebecca Twardochleb (3rd) 22:42          Maxine Bickerton (33rd) 27:51          Sarah Baylis (50th) 32:18

Leg 2 Runners:

Lucy Matthews (4th) 24:31          Stephanie Nagington (32nd) 28:53          Nicola Brownsword (46th) 33:16

Leg 3 Runners:

Alex Oakley (11th) 27:17          Hannah Jones (33rd) 30:26         Sonia Alford (46th) 34:50

 

In the Masters Women’s section we had 2 teams, with Rachel Wakefield, Jan Cassidy and Cheryl Everard in team 1, and Susan Twardochleb, Sharon Tomkinson and Vicki Stevens in team 2. Our teams finished in 16th and 22nd positions.

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Leg 1 Runners:

Rachel Wakefield (16th) 28:31          Susan Twardochleb (20th) 30:57

Leg 2 Runners:

Jan Cassidy (15th) 29:29          Sharon Tomkinson (20th) 33:06

Leg 3 Runners:

Cheryl Everard (16th) 31:05          Vicki Stevens (22nd) 34:06

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Congratulations to all our Ladies who represented the club.

 

In the Senior Mens section we had 2 teams, with Jordan Nixon, Jacob Droogmans, Simon Ford and Tim Sharman in team 1, and Ian Bayliss, Matt Way, Kevin Oakley and Kevin Davison in team 2. The team of Jordan, Jacob, Simon and Tim finished in 12th and the team of Ian, Matt, Kevin and Kevin finished in 54th position.

Leg 1 Runners:

Jordan Nixon (19th) 20:52          Ian Bayliss (29th) 22:06

Leg 2 Runners:

Jacob Droogmans (16th) 20:47          Matthew Way (52nd) 28:11

Leg 3 Runners:

Simon Ford (14th) 21:20          Kevin Oakley (55th) 30:26

Leg 4 Runners:

Tim Sharman (12th) 21:11          Kevin Davison (54th) 30:00

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In the Masters Mens section we had just 1 team, but our team of Andy Walker, Jerome Stevens, Jon Ranford and Mark Cotton finished in a fine 9th position.

Leg 1 Runners:

Andrew Walker (6th) 22:21

Leg 2 Runners:

Jerome Stevens (4th) 22:46

Leg 3 Runners:

Jon Ranford (8th) 25:35

Leg 4 Runners:

Mark Cotton (9th) 25:32
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Congratulations to all our Men who took part in the championships. Photos courtesy of Rachel Wakefield.