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Inter County Cross Country Championships Cofton Park Birmingham 8th March 2014
Last edited: Sunday March 16th 2014
Harriet Knowles-Jones was the star performer for Warrington Athletic Club at the Inter County Cross Country Championships at Cofton Park Birmingham on Saturday 8th March.Representing Cheshire in the under 17 womenís race Harriet and Lydia Turner the English National Champion from 2 weeks ago battled together for most of the race before Harriet broke clear on the final hill to take the UK Gold Medal by 9 seconds in 18 minutes 31 seconds. Alysha Goddard was also in the Cheshire team finishing 73rd in 21 minutes57 seconds.This win gave Harriet the overall title in the British Athletics Cross Challenge series beating Lydia Turner as she won the final race after they finished level on points.Harriet and Alysha helped the Cheshire team to take the Team Bronze Medals with Alysha being the fourth counter.
In the under 15 girls Lauren Ferris was the first from the club to finish in 60th place in 18 minutes 55 seconds with Sarah McGrail and Melissa Boyer finishing close together in 112th and 120th places with times of 19 minutes 44 seconds and 19 minutes 49 seconds respectively.Lauren Goddard was the final runner from the club in this race finishing 173rd in 20 minutes 34 seconds.In the under 13 Girls race Isabelle Trevithick finished 207th in 13 minutes 41 seconds.
In the under 13 boys race Sam Evans and Ben Harrison were the representatives from the club with Sam running well to finish in 25th place in 11 minutes 14 seconds and Ben finishing 269th in 12 minutes 57 seconds. In the under 15 boys race Owen Lee finished in 98th place in 17 minutes 48 seconds while Jack Stubbings was 149th in 18 minutes 20 seconds.
In the under 17 menís race Daniel Evans was in 47th place and Liam Burthem was close behind in 61st place with 19 minutes 48 seconds and 19 minutes 58 seconds respectively while Leighton Sharman was 178th in 21 minutes 19 seconds.The final runner from the Club was Cameron Field in the under 20 menís race running well to finish in 26th place in 26 minutes 57 seconds.