Surrey XC Leagues, 14th Oct 2017, Results and Report
Croydon Harriers’ men got off to a solid start in the Start Fitness Surrey cross-country 2nd division, with a fourth place finish out of nine clubs at Wimbledon Common.
Div 2, Men’s League @ Wimbledon
Jake English led the Croydon challenge, fresh from his runners-up finish at the Croydon 10K last weekend. He would place 12th in the 200+ strong field. He was backed up by Alex Penfold (18th), St Mary’s Kieron Connor (26th), Northern Irishman Brendan Murphy (34th) and Loughborough Uni’s Patrick Lucas (41st) who all enjoyed solid runs.
The remainder of the scoring ten consisted of Ernie Hann (50th), East Anglia Uni’s Rob Spalding (59th), David Brown (72nd), Alan Burn (90th, 9th M50) and Glenn Barden (96th). There were a further eight non-scorers. With James Moore, Jaran Finn, Daniel Humble, Oliver Hosken, Rob Toogood, Keith Brown and Peter Howes also in action
Onto the next one!
Boy’s League @ Reigate
At the boy’s league at Reigate, Robbie Tambling enjoyed his highest ever league finish in the league placing 15th in the 150+ strong field. He led the young Croydon team to 7th in the team standings, with support coming from Isaac Flanagan (41st), Matthew Maginn (68th) and Zachary Blair (72nd) In his Surrey League debut. Adam Shew, Ifetobi Salako and Douglas Aikman also ran.
Ladies League @ Reigate
In the girl’s races, Jana Sethna-McIntosh (31st), Jenna Hooper (45th) and Holly Perks (48th) led the under 13s to 11th in the 11th in the team standings.
Croydon 10K Junior ladies winner Jessica Moore placed 37th in the Under 17/15s race. The Under 15s finished 7th in the team results, spearheaded by Kyra Sethna-McIntosh (24th), Leanne Moore (41st) and Morgan Lee (49th).
In the ladies race, Miriam De Souza finished 122nd with training partners Amy Dowsett (181st) and Radhika Selva (214th) kept the Croydon flag flying.