Priory Relays and Downs League round-up, 3/4th Nov 2019
Croydon Harrier’s men’s team enjoyed a top ten finish at the Priory Relays on Saturday at Reigate.
Spearheaded by London 2012 Gamesmaker Patrick Lucas (15th overall), Croydon men’s team placed 8th out of the 45 competing clubs. Josh Haasz (32nd), Rob Spalding (46th) and Luke Hill (89th) completed the scoring quartet.
The ladies team enjoyed a three place improvement on 2018 finishing 26th. Laura Marshall (50th), Jules Del Nevo (80th) and Miriam De Souza (100th) ensuring Croydon got the better of 13 teams.
The men’s B team finished 17th with a great run from Adam Shew (60th overall). James Moore (87th), Andy Del Nevo (129th) and Jacob Armstrong-Plieth (115th) made up the rest of the team. Moore and Lucas would run again for the C team who finished 23rd and were joined by Brendan Musk (125th).
At the Downs League for young athletes at Epsom Downs, Kyron Bailee-Burke was 6th in the U13 boys race, while Olivia D’Almeida was fifth in the U11 girl’s race. Ebuka Nkamuo (10th), Samuel Mowa (12th) and Douglas Aikman (18th) amongst those who featured highly.
In parkrun action, Isaac Flanagan was 1st home at Lloyd Park, it was his first 1st place finish after finishing fifth on five previous occasions. Julian Forbes was also first home at Nidda in Germany.
Nick Marshall was third at Riddlesdown, while Alan Burn (Bethlem Royal Hospital) and Nicola Meheran (South Norwood) matched those feats.