Cross Country Round Up

Posted by Rob White on 12 November 2017

What a weekend of running! 

The weekend began with the second race in the Chiltern series taking place at Teardrop Lakes in Milton Keynes. It was an incredibly competitive field as it included the UKA cross challenge that included cross county champions from Scotland and Wales, with the mens race including 10,000m European Silver medalist Andy Vernon in the field.

The Juniors had seven athletes representing the club, with Natalie Mayes, Rebecca Woodward, Isabella Caswell and Molly White running in the U13 girls race. On the boys side Matthew Dicks, Ed Forrester and Tom Mills put in great performances in the U17 Boys division. Hats off also to Andrea Rawlings and David O'Connor who were our sole representatives in the adults races

Category Name Position Time
Senior Men David O'Connor 494 55.27
Senior Woman Andrea Rawlings 113 27.04
U17 Boys Tom Mills 137 25.56
U17 Boys Ed Forrester 138 25.58
U13 Girls Natalie Mayes 89 13.42
U13 Girls Molly White 90 13.43
U13 Girls Rebecca Woodward 98 14.36
U13 Girls Isabella Caswell 102 15.16



On Sunday the second race in the Three Counties league took place in the beautiful grounds on Delapre park.

Twenty Five athletes stepped up to represent, with Katie Godof taking 2nd overall female position in her first outing for Olney Runners.

It was a solid display all round with good points scored to consolidate our good start in Wellingborough last month. Kudos to David O'Connor who donned the blue & gold once again to complete his second cross country race of the weekend!

Name  Cat Position Team Points
Katie Godof V40 61 60
Darren Darkins M 65 64
Dean Sartin MV40 102 101
Stephen Dicks MV45 111 110
Doug Smith MV45 150 149
John Risby MV60 156 155
Rob White MV40 171 170
Duncan Winner MV40 187 186
Chris Barnes MV45 202 201
Georgia Richardson F 209 208
David Shakespeare MV50 216 215
Helen Margetts FV40 245 244
James Richardson MV55 271 268
Roger Mann MV60 275 272
Justin Schofield FV45 324 320
Keith Curwood MV35 327 323
Rachel David FV50 333 329
David O'Connor MV50 373 368
Carolyn Richardson FV50 398 393
Sophis Dennis FV40 399 394
Jackie Tite FV50 400 395
Chris Ogilivie MV45 428 422
Gill Hardy FV40 429 423
Liz Conibere FV65 438 431
Donna Lee FV50 444 437

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