Surrey League 9th Nov ’19 Round-Up
Croydon Harriers’ men’s team enjoyed a resurgent 2nd round outing in the 2nd division of the Surrey Cross-Country League with a third place finish at Wimbledon Common.
London 2012 Gamesmaker Dom Nolan won the 5 mile race in 27 minutes and 40 seconds, his second Surrey league race win, his last coming in 2015. James Hancock was a solid fourth, with solid backing from another 2012 Gamesmaker Pat Lucas (14th) and Alex Penfold (18th). The remainder of the scoring ten consisted of Kieron Connor (49th), Isaac Flanagan (52nd, 1st U20), Josh Haasz (53rd), Rob Spalding (69th), David Brown (70th) and coach Alan Burn (108th, 8th M50). A further thirteen Croydon athletes took part.
The result leaves the Croydon squad in 4th overall in the nine team division, with two teams to go up and two to go down.
The ladies’ squad enjoyed another solid outing in the 2nd division of the women’s league with a 20th place finish, one place up from the 1st round last month.
Laura Marshall was first home in 44th, with the scoring quintet made up of Nicola Meheran (94th), Sarah Bruce-Green (116th), Jules Del Nevo (118th) and Miriam De Souza (126th). Non-scoring support cane courtesy of Sandie Sarker-Bell (131st), Carol Johnson (226th) and Radhika Shanmuganathan (231st).
In the girl’s races, Holly Perks led the way in 29th, with a returning Kyra Sethna-McIntosh (42nd), Leanne Moore (44th) and Jana Sethna-McIntosh (54th). In the Under 13 girl’s race, Jasmine Bell placed 40th.
In the Under 13 boy’s races Kyron Bailee-Burke enjoyed a 22nd place finish on his Surrey League debut, with teammate Kobi Blake 37th. In the Under 15/17s category Samuel Mowa (58th), Douglas Aikman (60th) and Ebuka Nkamuo (71st).