Three of the club’s athletes earned an England vest in the British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships that were held at Peebles , Scotland last weekend. Nathan Smith had a fine run to place 4th just eight seconds behind the silver medallist, Joe Dugdale. Nathan’s fine run enabled the England team comfortably win the team event. Tyler Hutchinson came 7th in the same race with Finnian Hutchinson coming 15th in the under 17 race.
The Senior women’s team had a fine performance to come 16th at the Northern Road Relay Championships that were held at Manchester . Charlotte Mason lead the team off to run the fastest time of the day with 22.03 which was then consolidated by Helen Wilkinson (24.09), Karen Wood (25.16) and Katy Wood (22.45) on the later legs. Charlotte Mason then followed this up by coming 2nd in the Tadcaster 10 mile road race in a time of 63.23. Josh Dickinson got his winter racing programme off to a fine start by running the fastest leg in the under 17 men’s relay as the team came 11th overall.