Majestic Travel Cross Country League.

Round 3; Telford, 26/11/2005.

 

Fourteen Abergele Harriers braved the long journey to Telford for the third round of the Majestic Travel North Wales Cross Country League, with superb performances by all. In the ladies race Hilary Jaques continued to prove her ability off road with an excellent 23 minutes exactly, for a superb 29th position overall. Not far behind, continuing her fantastic return after injury, was Judith Jones, in 24mins 40secs for 41st position, while Alison Guilemin again performed very well to finish in 26mins 32secs. Fourth lady home, completing a superb team performance, was Julie Jones in a very creditable 31mins 53secs for the tough two lap course.

In the menís race, Sean McCormack was first Harrier to finish the four lap course, in a time of 37mins 56secs for 35th position overall. The performance of the day however, came from Roy Evans in an amazing 40 minutes and 11 seconds for 57th position, by far his highest ever league position. Just behind Evans was a very close contest between Tim Cahill and Grahame Shone, with Cahill just edging things, to finish in 40mins 36secs (62nd) and Shone just six seconds and three positions further back.  Behind them there was also some excellent battles, with Ed Reid in 41mins 58secs (81st) just ahead of Mike Hobday in 42mins 38secs (88th). Emyr Evans was next in a hard earned 95th position (43mins 50secs) with Rob Spotswood very close to him in 44mins 14secs for 99th.  John Humphries also ran excellently finishing in 43mins 50secs for 112th and Alan Lucas 51mins 10secs for 125th. The ladies team score of 124, and the menís of 388 consolidated their strong league positions.

  Ladies positions;

Name

Position

Time

Hilary Jaques

29

23:00

Judith Jones

41

24:40

Alison Guilemin

54

26:32

Julie Jones

59

31:53

Ladies Team Total

124

 

 

Mens Positions;

 

Name

Position

Time

Sean McCormack

35

37:56

Roy Evans

57

40:11

Tim Cahill

62

40:36

Grahame Shone

65

40:42

Ed Reid

81

41:58

Mike Hobday

88

42:38

Emyr Evans

95

43:50

Rob Spotswood

99

44:14

John Humphries

112

45:47

Alan Lucas

125

51:10

Menís Team Total

388