Northern Senior 6&4 Stage and Young Athletes Road Relay Championships, Leigh Sports Centre
The senior men finished a very respectable 13th . Armand Bush led off on the open leg of the twisting 6.4k course moving through the field on the second half to the course to finish 24th in 19.09. Tom Bains, making his debut in the senior team, ran a very controlled race to move the team up to 18th in 19:28. Matt Hobbs kept a consistent pace to finish 22nd in 19:53, before Dave Archer, making a welcome return, moved back to 18th with a time of 19:29. Joe Gratton gained 3 places on the 5th leg, finishing 15th in 19:20. Ben Beattie had a controlled run to bring the team home in 13th in 19:47.
Chaanah Patton showed that she is returning well from injury, running 13:48 for the 4.1k course, while Hannah Fletcher, also making her debut for the seniors, ran strongly to finish in 15:01. Unfortunately, we were unable to field a complete team.
Connor Milnes got the u17 men off to a fine start coming through the field strongly on the latter part of the 3.45k course to take 7th place in 10:48. Josh Walton showed how he is improving with a time of 11:30, before Josh Dyball brought the team home in 1th in 11:47. Sam Peters ran in an incomplete team, covering the opening leg in 12:07. Ewan South also ran but unfortunately his time has not been recorded.
Charlotte Slack was our only representative in the u17 women's race and ran well to finish in 13:16.
Tom Yarrow ran 11:29 on the opeing leg of the u15 boy's race over 3.1k before handing over to Tom Slack who ran well to record 11:36. Joe Hutchison picked up places on the final leg, bringing the team home in 21st in 10:47.
The U15 girls produced a very consistent performance to finish 6th in their first year in the age group. Imani Wilson found the start difficult but then picked up places in the second half of the lap finishing in 11:33. Maddie Pearce ran strongly on her leg to mover the team forward with a t time of 11:32. Mary McCarthy put any injury doubts behind her finishing 6th in 11:33. Caitling Tevendale ran well on the opening leg for the B team , recording 12:02. Lilly Fletcher worked hard throughout to record 12:14 and Lexie Wilson completed the final leg in 14:07 for 23rd place.
Photos will be available later.