Cross Country league
On Saturday the cross country team headed to Sommerhill School in Tonbridge for the second round of the Kent Cross Country league.
Liz Weeks took 3rd overall female out of 190 racers. Jen Simpson placed 42nd and Emily Middleton 65th. Their combined efforts sees the Women’s team placed 14th overall in the league standings.
In the men’s race Gareth Lewis was placed 74th out of 318 he was also 10th in his age category.
Ashford 10 mile and 5 mile running race.
On Sunday 28 October 11 members opted for a spooktacular running event.
It was a scenic race based in Ashford at the Towers School. There was a choice of a 5 mile or 10 mile race.
Ollie Pryer impressed with an excellent performance in the 10 mile event taking 8th place overall in 1hr 10mins 42secs. Alison Davey was next Strider home in 1hr 24mins 18secs she was also 13th lady overall. Heather Glass was 3rd back for the team in 1hr 31mins 54secs.
In the 5 mile event 6th lady overall was Katy Jackson in 47mins 42secs. Susannah Ulyatt managed 56mins 6secs and Dave Wood completed the course in 58mins 2secs.
Ollie Pryer 1.10.42
Alison Davey 1.24.18
Heather Glass 1.31.54
Sam Hewitt 1.34.40
Davinia Brown 1.36.17
Katrina Potter 1.55.59
Yvonne Crawford 2.03.40
Katy Jackson 47.42
Susannah Ulyatt 56.06
Dave Wood 58.02
Beth Wood 1.03.41
Craig Eccleston and Gavin Malloch took part in the Brett Ashford Half marathon on 27th November, setting off from the Julie Rose Stadium and taking them on a multi-terrain course around Conningbrook Lake and along the quiet roads of Hinxhill. Craig set a course PB in a time of 1:40:41 placing him 25th out of a field of 203 runners. Gavin Malloch crossed the line in 1:58:37 placing him 107 overall.