Mansfield Harriers took in excess of 20 athletes to the first of the Booth Road Race series last week at Teversal. The league is a 5 race series with events held at various venues throughout Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and has 12 clubs competing in the competition.
The English National Cross Country Championships were held last Saturday at Parliament Hill Fields London, the event being the highlight of the cross country calendar.
Last weekend Mansfield’s junior athletes were competing in the Nottinghamshire Schools Cross Country Championships at Worksop College with places up for grabs in the team to represent the County in the final at Blackburn on March 14th. The top 7 in the senior, inter and junior race are selected into the county teams with competition on the day fierce.
Mansfield Harriers enjoyed a superb day of success at the Midland County Cross Country Championships held in Nottingham last weekend. After the success at the county championship the club was always hoping for medals at the regional event, however the club’s athletes performed to a superb standard bringing home two team and two individual medals, and a string of fine individual performances.