Saturday 22 October 2016
The Senior Men’s A team finished a creditable 6th. Connor Milnes ran well on a strong opening leg to finish 9th in 10:26. Gavin Keight made a flawless start, finishing 14th in 11:10. Bertie Houghton moved the team into 7th recording 10:23. Tom Horton gained a rapidly on the 5th, 4th and 3rd places but had to settle for 6th in 10:11 (the 8th fastest time of the day) after turning his ankle in the trees.
The B team were given a good start by Cameron Bell in 15th in 10:37. Josh Walton ran well to take 20th in 11:21. Andy Thake looked strong on his return gaining 5 places with 11:00 and Zak Mellard brought the team home in 14th in 11:11.
Paul Faulkner led off the C team, finishing 47th in 12:05. Phil Cooper moved to 43rd with 12:01 and Adam Dyson gained a further 5 places with 12:18. Dean Furniss moved up 3 places to bring the team home in 35th in 12:27.
The Women’s A team were unlucky to miss out on the medals finishing 4th. Zanthe Wray was 7th on the opening leg in 12:02. Imani Wilson moved to 4th with 12:26 and Nicola Squires held the position with a time of 12:20.
Mary McCarthy led off the B team, finishing 11th in 12:41. Lilly Fletcher ran well to maintain the position with 13:00 and Charlotte Slack came home in 11th in 13:24.
Ellie Crownshaw was 18th on the opening leg for the C team in 13:25. Rachel Poole ran strongly to finish 24th in 14:40 and Caitlin Tevendale gained 4 places to bring the team home in 20th in 14:26.
Billy Hinchcliff fell at the start of the U17m race, eventually finishing 15th in 7:43. David Lewis gained 2 places with a time of 7:57. Jack Wells held the position on the final leg with a time of 7:52.
Taylor Hill helped the U15B A team to 6th place with an opening leg in 7:07 (the 11th fastest time of the day) for 8th place.
Jodie Hill put the U15G A team into the bronze medal position on the opening leg with 7:50, the 5th fastest time of the day. Eve Crownshaw ran confidently to maintain the position with 8:06. Laura Trask held off the chasing runners with a strong final leg in 8:12 to clinch the bronze medal.
Holly Booker led off the B team, finishing 17th in 8:28. Tati Wilson gained 5 places with 8:26 and May Quinn moved the team into 9th place with 8:38.
Ellie Rogers was on the opening leg of the C team, finishing 30th in 9:07.
Dylan Stevens ran well on the first leg for the U13B A team, finishing 13th in 5:43.
Zena Hartley took over in the lead for the U13G A team and clinched the gold medal with a strong run in 5:59.
Emily Hunter led off the B team, finishing 21st in 6:21.
Photos available here.