Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Athletics: Strong performances by Thurrock Harriers at English Cross Country Champs

SOME strong representation from Thurrock Harriers at the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships held at Parliament Hill on Saturday 26th February.

After missing a season due to Covid-19, the Saucony English National Cross Country Championship returned today to where it was due to take place in 2021.

It was a very demanding and muddy course.

Results for todays Champs at Parliament Hill:

U13 Girls:Olivia Forrest 22, Isabel Forrest 39 out of 393 finishers

Great running from them both – a really strong start from Olivia who was leading off the line. Both battled well through the muddy conditions and fought past many other girls.

U15 Boys Harry Wyatt 23 Asa Hicks 177 out of 412 finishers

U15 Girls Sophie Matthews 308 out of 353 finishers U17 Women Jayne Elvin 27 out of 274 finishers

U20 Women Sarah Blockley 65 out of 145 finishers U20 Men Ben Prior 56 out of 211 finishers

Senior Men Taylor Newell 394 Scott Thrush 1202 Scott Rice 1221 Bernie Johnson 2002 out of 2087 finishers.


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