The Clubs Junior Section continued to show great form in the 2nd North East Harrier XC League fixture of the winter season with a trip up to Druridge Bay, Northumberland. Sam Gibson was over the moon to come back 1st from the slow pack in the u/15 Boys Race, spurred on by his younger sister earlier finishing 2nd yet again in u/11 Girls Race, 3rd time lucky next League race perhaps. Erin Keeler-Clarke also had a fine run in the u/13 Girls Race coming back 1st from the slow pack and winning by 68secs.

Full results of the City runners were as follows:

u/15 Boys (Handicap): 1st Sam Gibson 12.14, 18th Cameron Thomas 11.43, 19th, Izaak Taylor  11.43, and with 3 runners to count, the Team were 2nd with 38 points.

u/13 Girls: (Handicap): 1st Erin Keeler-Clarke 13.08, 48th Holly Cook 15.13.

u/17 Boys: (Handicap): 8th Jacob Stephenson 19.10, 12th Ben Horsfield , and (2nd fastest time 16.52), 14th Jack Watson 19.45, with 3 to count, 2nd team with 34 points, followed by 18th Michael Wade 17.39, 21st Luke Pickering 17.49, and 28th William Morgan-Rippon 18.27.

u/13 Boys:(Handicap): 15th Peter Cook 12.26, 18th William McKenna 12.31, 22nd Charlie Phillips 12.42, 3 to count, 5th team 55 points, followed by 27th Joshua Wraith 13.02, 28th Thomas Wraith 13.04, 29th Thomas Hambleton 14.51, 35th Oliver Stephenson 13.21, 38th Oliver McKenna  13.28,and 59th Callum Wilkinson 15.43.

u/11 Girls:  2nd Freya Gibson 5.48, 53rd Meera Young 7.29, 71st Esme Wraith 7.58,  72nd Heidi Walton 7.58,  73rd Isabel Jones 7.58.

u/11 Boys : 17th Ben Coffer 6.14, 42nd Sam Mason 6.41.

u/15 Girls (Handicap): 40th Laura Hopper 17.06.

u/17/u/20 Women ( Handicap): 47th Alexandra Ingram (u/20) 32.20.

Senior&Veteran Men (Handicap): 25th Peter Harrison (M40) 38.26, 32nd Graham Hunt (M35) 38.44, 39th Liam Stubbington 36.26, 50th Jorge Benet 36.40, 112th Chris Wilkinson 37.18, 141st Robin Linten 35.26, 6 to count, 5th team, with 150th Andy Graham 38.05, 207th Paul Delaney (M50 ) 41.20, 237th David Hemming 41.39, 326th Dave King (M50) 40.40, 341st Simon Pickering (M45) 43.23, 465th Bob Hewitson (M55) 46.48, 481st Geoff Watson (M40) 47.13, 509th Tony McNeil (M50) 48.04, 519th Shaun Day (M50) 48.32.

Senior& Veteran Women (Handicap): 49th Kelly Bentley (W50) 30.27, 60th Kirstin Farquhar (W45) 29.05, 91st Sam Newington (W40) 31.24, 159th Sarah Cook (W40) 32.53 , 4 to count, 9th team, with 207th Alison Walker (W45) 33.43, 233rd Liz Lamb (W55) 34.26, 235th Anne Wilson (W35) 34.30, 242nd Diane Wood (W50) 34.38, 265th Angela Hall 35.11, 295th Brian Brown (M65) (N/C) 36.08.

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