For the first club event of 2017; Saturday 14th January saw the fourth Manchester Area Cross Country of the season. The club had 13 representatives whom travelled to Kenworthy Woods, Wythenshawe, of which one raced for their first time!
Michael Dobson was first home for the club’s under 13 boys. He completed the 3.5km course in 11.43 in 18th place. He was followed by Joe Byrne who finished in 11.50 in 19th place. Finishing in 49th place, Max Young ran 15.48 whereas Charlie Young finished in 50th place in 16.02. These performances meant the team finished 9th overall.
Also in this race; Hollie Brussels led the under 13 girl’s team home, finishing 46th in 13.51. Lucy Bridge was next in- she finished in 14.07 in 53rd place and Maddie Forshaw ran in her first cross country and completed the race in 15.50 in 64th place. Overall the girls team was 15th.
Running in the under 15’s 4.2km race, Michael Brussels finished 23rd in 15.37 whilst Charlie Roberts finished 31st in 16.45 and Liam Houghton brought the team home in 34th place in 19.14 meaning the boys team was 9th overall.
Alyx Bridge was the only under 15 girl for the club; she finished 33rd in 19.20.
Senior lady Rachel McGoldrick was 32nd in the 6.9km race finishing in 30.28.
Senior man Any O’Connor finished the 9.7km race in 304th place in 48.49.
Well done to all who competed!
Many thanks to Chris Dempsey who acted as an official for the club!
Next match- Saturday 12th February at Woodbank Park, Stockport.
Team manager- Helena