Athletics: Medals for Leon and Taylor at Essex Cross Country Champs

Thurrock Harriers

Medals for Leon and Taylor at Essex Cross Country Champs

SATURDAY 4th January saw Thurrock Harrier athletes compete in the Essex County Championships in Basildon.

Demi Eves (U17W), suffering with a cold, finished a creditable 6th with Kennedy Beardwell who ran a determined race in 10th position.

Under 17 Men, an excellent run by Sunny Vehit in 13th and Dylan Harrod 17th. U20 race saw impressive runs from Leon Wheeler and Taylor Newell on a demanding hilly course, winning 1st and 3rd place, together with Ben Prior finishing 8th in a very competitive race.

Senior Woman, a great result from our Senior Women finishing in 7th place, out of 25 teams, Loretta Sollars 27th, Toni Radley 31st, Lucy Golding 33rd, Jodie Farrell 50th and Victoria Peacock 54th.

Senior Men, another solid ran from Robert Doyle finishing in the top 50, Keith Willett 99th, John O’Shea 148, Steven Ball 158, Chris Applegate 160, Michael Bumstead 177 and Bernie Johnson 191.

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