The last Saturday in January is traditionally the Area Cross Country Championship date and this year the Midlands version was held over a new course at Newbold Comwyn, Leamington Spa. We had teams in all the age groups (the Juniors reports, including individual and team honours can be found HERE) and had 6 Senior Women and 8 Senior Men competing.
The Senior Women raced over 2 laps (8km) and were brought home by Maxine Bickerton in 85th (38:17), with Jan Cassidy in 128th (41:19), Olivia Cunningham in 149th (42:51), Rachel Trpeski in 186th (46:25), Cheryl Everard in 188th (46:45) and Sharon Tomkinson in 206th (48:30). Our team finished in 23rd position.
The Senior Men raced over 3 laps (12km) and were lead home by Felix McGrath in 38th (43:14), Tim Sharman in 102nd (47:33), Jerome Stevens in 165th (50:45), Neil Gerrity in 187th (51:40), Mark Cotton in 283rd (57:27), Stuart Cassidy in 303rd (58:52), Matt Way in 326th (1:00:33) and Pab Maddox in 364th (1:03:26). Our team finished in 19th position.
Congratulations to all our members who represented the club at the Championships and thank you to Maxine, Sue, Vicki and Julia for the photos/videos.