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.
Club results from the weekend, not the greatest turnout on Saturday in the rain but all in all some fantastic results. Well done everyone.
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.
With over 200 clubs and most of the top cross country runners from all over England competing in the National Cross country relay championships at Berry Hill Park in Mansfield on Saturday any team achieving in the top 10 positions would be considered an excellent achievement.
Mansfield Harriers had to contend with a double header this weekend with the last of the North Midland league series on Saturday and the Booth Cross Country on Sunday.
Well done to all the runners out at Edwinstowe 10k at the weekend Mansfield ladies won the team prize and the club championship medal for runners in each age category was also secured by the blue and green team, Chris Allcock took 5th place overall and 1st male Vet, brilliant!
At the third of the series of 4 North Midlands Cross Country league races at Shipley Park Heanor, Mansfield turned out a small but strong team.