At the Start Fitness Annual Sherman Cup / Davison Shield XC held at Temple Park, South Shields, the in-form Charlotte Dillon produced an excellent win in the (u/13 Girls) Race finishing 28secs in front of the 2nd placed runner and helped the Team to finish a fine 3rd place. In the (u/15 Girls) Race, Jessica Peart and Sophie Hawkins enjoyed a close battle finishing 11th and 13th respectively to help their Team to finish 3rd also.

Full results of all City Runners were as follows:

u/13 Girls (3 to score) ;

Charlotte Dillon 1st 12.11, Evie Peart 14th 13.54, Alexandra Jardine 28th 14.34 were 3rd Team (43points).

u/15 Girls ;

Jessica Peart 11th 13.10, Sophie Hawkins 13th 13.14, Rachel Mackenney 23rd 14.09, the 3 scorers, were 3rd Team (47points) , followed by Emily Appleton 52nd 19.32.

u/17 Men ;

Thomas Wraith 9th 19.59, Joshua Wraith 12th 20.35, Ben Dowsett 24th 23.58 the scorers, were 4th Team (45points) , followed by Callum Wilkinson 27th 25.01.

u/13 Boys ;

William Jardine 9th 13.33, Aiden Wilkinson 10th 12.58, Sam Mason 15th 13.17 the scorers, were 4th Team (34points) , followed by William Roberts 17th 13.27.

u/15 Boys ;

Sam Terry 10th 11.41, Jonathan Bracken 16th 12.00, Noah Glanville 17th 12.07 the scorers, were 4th Team (43points) , followed by Ethan Stokes 20th 12.20.

Senior Men (3 to score) ;

Matthew Hornsby 12th 31.57, Dan Garbutt 26th 33.07, Rob Everson 36th 34.02 were 4th Team.

Veterans ( 3 to score ) ; Incorporated in Senior Mens Race.

Stephen Everett (v/55) 78th overall, 23rd Vet 36.15, Jason Catterall (v/45) 203rd overall, 91st Vet 41.15, Peter Telford ( v/45) 297th overall, 159th Vet 44.32, were 24th Team 273 points.

Senior Women ;

Rachel Bentley 36th 27.04 (n/c), Jennifer Arthur 212th 33.25 (Incomplete Team).

Veterans (3 to score) ; Incorporated in Senior Womens Race.

Mandy Jardine (v/45) 162nd overall, 97th Vet 32.13, Diane Wood (v/50) 226th overall, 138th Vet 33.52, Lynne Carruthers (v/55) 267th overall, 173rd Vet 35.35, were 29th Team 408 points.

u/17 & u/20 Women ;

Abigail Moss (u/20) 35th 27.17.

Durham City Harriers Men’s Team finished 4th overall in the Sherman Cup, and the Women were 10th in the Davison Shield.

In the Girls and Boys (u/11) Fun Run Races, Grace Carter had another fine run finishing 2nd in her Race recording 4.23, followed by Isabelle Maddison 23rd 5.09, Holly-Anne Sudder 31st 5.23, Tilly Hauxwell 39th 5.38. Jay Horner ran well too in the Boys Race finishing 11th recording 4.28, with Harrison Stokes 20th in 4.41

Excellent win for Charlotte