Gemma captures Essex Cross Country title

WILLIAM EDWARDS student, Gemma Holloway was in magnificent form at the weekend as the 14-year-old Thurrock Harrier captured the Essex Cross Country Championships.

Held at Basildon’s Gloucester Park, Gemma took on the tough 4k course with grit and determination taking the title in an impressive time of 16mins 51secs, 26 secs ahead of her competition.

She will now represent Essex at Brighton on the 28th January in the Southern Cross Country Championships, and Birmingham on the 10th March in the Inter County Championships.

Meanwhile she will be back at Basildon again on the 21st January to do it all again in the Essex Schools Cross Country Championships.

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