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Manchester Area Cross Country League Boggart Hole Clough 5th December 2015
Last edited: Tuesday December 8th 2015
The third meeting of the Manchester Area Cross Country League took place on Saturday 5th December at Boggart Hole Clough Manchester with 14 Warrington Athletic Club runners taking part.Due to the weather earlier in the week the course had to be altered from the normal course but the underfoot conditions were still atrocious with the start line being ankle deep in mud and some parts knee deep.

The first age group to race were the under 11 and in the Boys race Rhys Hopkins ran well to finish in 9th place in a time of 10 minutes 46 seconds.In the Girls race Molly Wormald led home the squad with an excellent 5th place in 11 minutes 16 seconds and was backed up by Maisie Bell in 10th place in 11 minutes 26 seconds and Eva Ferris 18th in 11 minutes 55 seconds to take 3rd place in the team competition with 30 points.Next in was Lily Briscoe 19th in 12 minutes 06 seconds with Lucie Davies 21st in 12 minutes 13 seconds and Shauna Clarke completed the squad in 37th place in 13 minutes 29 seconds.in the league after two rounds the girls are in 2nd place behind Sale Harriers.
In the under 13 age group Rebecca Nixon ran well to finish in 13th place in the Girls race recording a time of 15 minutes 54 seconds.In the Boys race Lucas Hayes led the team home with a good run in 5th place with a time of 13 minutes 50 seconds and was followed home in 9th place by Isaaq Ataullah in 14 minutes09 seconds with Joe Roberts completing the team in 14th place in 14 minutes 23 seconds.The team finished in 3rd place with 28 points.

In the under 15 Boys race Jordan Jones and Joe Buckley were in contention for most of the race and finished strongly in 2nd and 3rd places with respective times of 16 minutes 02 seconds and 16 minutes 19 seconds.

The day was brought to a close with the Senior/Junior men's race where under 20 Chris Fance ran well to finish in 66th place overall in 41 minutes 48 seconds to place 5th in the under 20 category.
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Lucie Davies, Maisie Bell, Molly Wormald, Lily Briscoe, Eva Ferris, Shauna Clarke

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Joe Roberts, Lucas Hayes, Isaaq Ataullah