Southern XC Championships 2017
Croydon Harrier Stevie Lawrence finished 11th at the South of England cross-country championships at Parliament Hill.
The St Maryâ€™s College student completed the 6km course in 23 minutes and 46 seconds, eight places higher than her efforts twelve months ago.
Croydon also had plenty to cheer in the young athleteâ€™s age groups, thanks to the under 13 girls and under 15 boys both finishing teams.
Kyra Sethna-McIntosh led the girls home in 112th, and was backed up by Leanne Moore (197th), Sasha Howard (231st) and Morgan Lee (262nd) in the near 300-strong field.Â The quartet placed 28th in the team race.
The boys went place better and were spearheaded by Robbie Tambling (149th) with solid support from Matthew Maginn (162nd), Adam Shew (239th) and Zachary Blair 255th out of 291 finishers.
Leaders in the other young athletes age groups include Imran Salim (232nd U13 Boys), Megan Driver (248th, U15 Girls). Jordan Oâ€™Dongo (176th) and Jessica Moore (113th).
Jules Williams kept the flag flying in the womenâ€™s race, placing 458th with Miriam De Souza and Radhika Selvarajah also in action.
In the showpiece menâ€™s event, Christophe Dormenval led the team home in 277th in the thousand-strong plus field. David Brown (277th), Glenn Barden (512th), Ed Turner (513th), Mark Maginn (644th) and Daniel Humble (690th) completed the team who placed 52nd.
Neil Aikman, Oliver Hosken, James Moore, Colin Oxlade and Keith BrownÂ were also in action.
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Well done to all who competed and with thanks to Pearl for the tent, and everyone that cheered and supported on the afternoon!