STRONG RUN: Flo Brill came home in 51st place.

Strong showings from Nene Valley Harriers at National Cross Country Championship

Some 30 Nene Valley Harriers travelled to Yorkshire to compete in the National Cross Country Championship at Harewood House.

Many of the youngsters impressed and Molly Peel built on her fine run in the South of England Cross Country Championship, finishing 49th in the under-17 girls’ race covering the 5km course in 20.00.

Under-15 Flo Brill came in 51st, completing the 4km course in 16.22mins. Brill led the team to 21st place with Ellie Rainbow, Chelsie Bole and Lottie Hemmings also running well.

Nene Valley under-15 boys attained 14th place in the team standings with Sam Hughes leading the way on the 4km course finishing 93rd in 15.00mins.

Harry Hewitt was 106th in 15.08mins, and there were strong performances from Dylan Tomaselli and Joseph Reindel.

The under-17 boys placed 16th, with Owen Wilkinson 94th in a time of 21.27mins leading the team in, followed by Archie Rainbow who finished 126th with a 22.01mins clocking.

Two Nene Valley girls made the top 200 of the 3km under-13 race, with Aoife Glasswell 144th in 12.29mins and Evie Hemmings 195th in 12.55mins.

Emma Randall was the first Nene Valley senior lady, crossing the line 484th in 40.02mins, while Luke Myers was the leading senior man finishing 541st in 45.25mins.

  • Ace under 17 Nene Valley hurdler Freddie Fraser won bronze in the British Indoors 60m Hurdles Championship at Sheffield, clocking 8.20secs in the final.

Aaron Hunt clocked 4.07.89mins when finishing eighth in the under-20 men’s 1,500m final.

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