Cheshire xc championships

Well done to everybody who took part in the Cheshire Championships XC at the weekend.

It was a muddy course, designed by Julian from Spectrum, with zig-zag funnels through puddles and some disappearing and reappearing logs to jump over and many small hills to climb, on the multi-lap course at Birchwood Forest Park.

It was four laps for the senior ladies and five for the men. Full result, although provisional for now can be found here

http://www.spectrumstriders.org.uk/our-races/cheshire-xc-results

So it is with great delight I can inform you that our ladies vets secured 2nd place overall! (Jane, Janet and Rachel). Be sure to congratulate them.

Brilliant running from Janet Robertson saw her secure first place V40 and Jackie Keasley following strongly behind was 3rd V50. Well done.

Ladies positions as follows:

14th JANE ASHBROOK              41:56

20th JANET ROBERTSON         43:53

25th RACHEL ARNOLD              46:31

32nd JACKIE KEASLEY                49:37

Mens positions as follows:

26th ADAIR BROUGHTON       45:37

72nd STEVE RILEY                        51:28

106th PHIL GILLARD                    57:49

115th ANDY SMITH                      1:00:12

Thanks also to Ian Landucci for turning up but suffered an injury mid race and to Joe for his usual and brilliant support on course.

Edit: Mick Charman, formerly of this parish, was there with camera. Pictures starting to appear here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mickcharman/sets/72157625786681228/. More to come…
Steve

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