Manchester XC league – Match 1, Woodbank Park, Stockport : 10th October
Saturday 10th October saw the first match of the Manchester area cross country league which was held at Woodbank Park, Stockport.
Charlie Roberts led the under 13 boys team home in 15th place in a time of 13.30, followed by Michael Brussels who finished in 20th place in 14.04. Ben Toole finished 26th in 14.37 and Lewis Turner competed over cross country for the first time, he finished in 31st place in a time of 15.07. Liam Houghton completed the 3.5km course in 32nd place in a time of 15.08. The boys team finished 6th overall! Also in this race was the under 13 girls, this saw Amber Escoffery lead the girls home in 34th place in 16.09 followed by Alyx Bridge who completed the race in 41st place in 16.48.
For the under 15 girls 4.5km race, Lucy Price finished in 40th place in a time of 22.51 and Chloe Orrick completed the race in 42nd place in 25.24.
The under 17 men saw Anthony Walker finish in 18th place in 25.21 followed by Joseph Walker who completed the race in 19th place in 26.13. Leon Hill competed in his first cross country and covered the distance of 6.5km in 23rd place in 29.06. The boys team finished 5th overall.
The senior ladies race saw Maddie Williams cover the distance of 8.5km to finish in 78th place in 40.55.
Representing the senior men; Greg Williams covered the distance of 9.5km in 120th place in 36.43, Jamie White finished 152nd in 37.50 and Ian Costello finished in 227th place in 40.13. Also Ian Hayburn completed the race in 251st place in 40.53 and Ian Roberts finished in 342nd place in 44.15.
Well done to all who took part, hope to see complete teams at the next match which is at Sherdley Park on Saturday 7th November!!! HELPERS NEEDED!!!
Team managers: Ian and Helena.