id1685-Surrey Master Cross Country Championships

Written by Nicky Atkins   

Saturday 18th October seven women and four men competed in the Surrey Master Cross Country Champs, Richmond Park. The afternoon was sunny but breezy with a short shower of rain during the men’s race. K&P managed to declare three teams – WV35, WV45 – race distance 6k, & MV50-59 race distance 10k. The course which we all decided was tough  was dry, stony, uneven with enduring hills.

Liz Richardson was our leading lady 28.51 (39th) followed by Nicky Atkins 29.30 (50th), Nicki Murphy 31.10 (71st), Avelline Deighton 32.15 (74th), Rosaline Darby 32.45 (77th), Melanie Mason 35.51 (89th). Unfortunately Dina Francis did not finish as she sustained an injury during the race. Liz, Nicky A and Avelline made up the WV35 team just missing out on 3rd place by 7 points.

Over to the men. Rupert Bole was first past the finishing post in 47.31 (64th) followed by David Greenfield 49.19 (70th), Geoff Reed, running in the 55-59 age group, 55.56 (75th) and Mike Edwards 57.01 (76th).

It was tough but we commented on how we all enjoyed ourselves.

About

  • 1985

    Our Humble Beginnings

    We are one of the biggest and friendliest athletics clubs in London and compete across a huge array of leagues, events and championships and have athletes of literally all standards and ages and across all events.

  • Inclusion

    Whether you are an 8 year old novice, a senior international or a “more mature” athlete looking to get back into the sport – we can help you achieve your goals.

  • Coaches for All

    We cater for runners, jumpers, throwers and multi-eventers on the track, in the field, on the roads or over the country and are based at Kingsmeadow in Kingston-upon-Thames (KT1 3PB). We'll be very happy to help you with your sport – so please just get in touch and we'll do all we can to assist.

  • Be Part
    Of Our
    Story!

Our Amazing Team

Bilen Ahmet

Jack Petchey Coordinator

Camilla Thrush

Club General Secretary
Club Merchandise
Disability Co-ordinator
Database Data Controller
Development Team
Club Coaches

Chris Dack

Web Admin

Gareth Cook

NAL Men’s Field Captain
Surrey Coach Mentor – Hammer
Surrey Men’s Team Manager

Gillian Libretto

Membership Secretary
Competition Vest supplier

Les Hatton

Interim Chair

Pat Logan

Coaching Coordinator

Peter Shilling

Peter Shilling
President & UKA Technical Official

Richard Holt

Head Coach
Website Content Admin

 

Contact Us