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Northern Cross Country Championship

Saturday 30th January 2016 saw the Northern cross country championships held at Witton Park, Blackburn. The conditions were very cold, wet and windy.

First off for the club was under 15 girl Lucy Price. She covered the distance of 4.2km and finished 168th in 25.51. Michael Brussels competed in the under 13 boys 3.1km race. He finished in 121st in 14.53 whilst Charlie Roberts finished 127th in 15.00. Rachel McGoldrick represented the under 20 ladies in the 5.5km race finishing 21st in 25.29.

Gemma Connolly ran in the senior ladies 7.7km race, she finished 53rd in 35.56.
For the senior men, Greg Williams finished the 12km race in 201st in 55.16, Andy O’Connor finished in 601st in 1.13.15 and Ian White finished in 616th in 1.14.21. Well done to all competitors!

Team manager-Helena

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Manchester League Cross Country – Match 4

Saturday 16th January 2016 saw the fourth Manchester Area Cross Country League held at Heaton Park. The conditions were icy cold. For the under 11 boys and girls 2830m race, Arron Leech finished 3rd in 11:51, Max Young completed the race in 35th place in 14:50 and Charlie Young finished in 40th place in 15:52. The boys team finished 7th overall. Meanwhile, Lucy Bridge finished 29th in 14:31.

Charlie Roberts led the under 13 boys home in 18th place in 13:36 and Michael Brussels finished in 20th place in 14:17. Also in the 3280m race was the under 13 girls; Amber Escoffery finished 24th in 15:41 and Alyx Bridge finished 35th in 17:09.

Greg Williams completed the senior men’s 9840m race in 69th place in 39.19 whilst Andy O’Connor finished 234th in 48.06 and Ian White finished 267th in 49.51.

Hopefully see everyone at Wythenshawe Park on Saturday 13th February for the last match of the season!

Team manager: Helena.

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Cross Country County Championships 2016

Merseyside Cross Country Championships at Arrowe Park, Cheshire Championships at Reaseheath. 9 January 2016.

Michael Dobson made his debut in the U11 Boys’ Merseyside race finishing 3rd in a time of 7:12. Max and Charlie Young also made their debuts in the Cheshire Championships finishing 41st in 11:58 and 43rd in 12:30 respectvely. Lucy Bridge finished 7th in 8:41 in the U11 Merseyside Girls’Championship.

Michael Brussels was 11th in the Merseyside U13 Boys’ event in 12:36, picking up the first unplaced medal award. Charlie Roberts finished in 14th in 12:43 and Liam Houghton 24th in 14:17. Michael and Charlie are amongst the reserves for the inter-counties.

Amber Escoffery and Alyx Bridge ran in the U13 girls’ race taking 21st in 14:47 and 27th in 15:57 respectively. Lucy Price was 22nd in the under 15 girls race in a time of 25:17. Leon Hill was fifteenth in the under 17 men’s race in 28.03.

Rachel McGoldrick was third U20 in the Cheshire event recording 24.15 and securing a place in the inter-counties. Gemma Connolly’s fourth place in the senior race in 27.07 also gained her a place in county team.

Greg Williams led the quartet of senior men home at Arrowe Park in 32nd place, followed by Ian Hayburn (69) playing the captain’s part, Ian Costello (73) making his Merseyside debut and Ian White (127) showing other seniors there was nothing to fear from the mud – and there was quite a bit of mud about.

Overall, there was a generally poor entry for the Merseyside championships prompting one prominent county official to comment about the senior men, ‘I think they must all be having their hair done today’ !!!!

Well done to all! – Merseyside – Cheshire