Results & Photos from the
Inter-Counties XC Championships
These were held on Sat 10th February in Loughborough.
Report from Andy Carter:
outstanding day for the Club at the CAU Inter Counties Cross Country in
Loughborough yesterday with some top class performances !
The conditions can best be described as a quagmire - both for athletes and spectators !
Club athletes came away with Individual Silver and Bronze medallists and a team bronze featuring three of our athletes ( 4 to count ).
Holly Smith took a brilliant Silver medal in the U17 Women's race*, leading from the start she had dropped to third at about 3k but came back strongly to take 2nd.
Emily was 26th and Lucy 34th positions which helped the Cheshire team take the bronze medal.
was the other medal winner taking bronze in a very competitive U13 race* -
always in contention and with only 5 seconds covering the top 3 at the finish.
Holly also took the UK Challenge title for the U13 Age group - Grace was 18th and took 4th place in the UK Challenge standings - the Cheshire team came 4th.
The Club had a number of top 100 finishers - in fact 15 which is an excellent achievement - Patrick was 21st* and Jake 65th in the U13 Boys ( Team finishing 7th ) Francesca was 17th in the U15 Girls ( ( Team 15th ) Sam 83rd in the U15 Boys ( Team 21st ) Ben 16th* and Alex 29th in the U17 Men ( Team 16th ) Cameron 30th in the Junior Men ( Team 11th ) Chloe D was 52nd in the Junior Women ( Team 5th ) Sarah 47th In the Senior Women ( Team 14th ) and finally Matt 86th in the Senior Men ( No team )
Another 3 Club Records this week:
Holly Smith's 2nd place in the U17's knocks out Rebecca Craigie's 5th place from 2009
Holly Weedall's 3rd in the U13 event improves on her 5th place from last year
Patrick Griffith's 21st in the U13 boys again just pips Elliot Bowker's 22nd from 2010
This brings the total number of cross country records to an amazing 9 for this season - and by 5 different runners!!
See the Club Records Page for the full picture!
HERE for photos from Rob Brown.
Click HERE for full results.