-Results from Wellingborough-
There was another excellent turnout of Harriers at Wellingborough the second race in this year's 3-Counties cross country series. On a course that was a fair bit shorter than the official 4.75 miles, the 53 Harriers (could be a record for a cross-country event) had to run through a couple of streams and up a couple of hills to complete what was a fairly enjoyable course.
The Harriers once again finished in fourth position with a total of 247 points. This was however a 54 point improvement on our team score at Letchworth. We were also just three points behind North Herts who finished in third place with 244 points.
One of the best individual performances was by Hannah Liston who was once again the first lady to finish. Hannah has now been the first lady finisher at both Wellingborough and Letchworth. The second Harrier lady to finish at Wellingborough and the 13th lady was Avril Thomas. The third Lady Harrier to finish and 15th overall was Cathy Rogers.
The first Harrier to finish was Morgan Walters in 8th position. This was apparently Morgan's first cross-country since his College days so an excellent performance. Second Harrier to finish was Matt Burgin in 28th position followed by Graham King in 33rd place. The stream which we had to go through was not to Graham's liking and it cost him a few places. Sean Newbury was the fourth Harrier to finish in 34th position (up from 49th place at Letchworth) and Richard Piron was the 5th Harrier in 35th place. Two Harriers running their first cross-country of the season, Mark Whiteman and Richard Dorman were the 6th and 7th Harriers to score in 38th and 42nd positions.
The next race in the series is the one we stage at Priory Marina on Sunday 30th November.
Full Set of Results from Wellingborough
Harriers Finishing Positions
|Finishing Position||Name||Scoring Run|
|8||Morgan||Walters||1st scoring male|
|28||Matt||Burgin||2nd scoring male|
|33||Graham||King||3rd scoring male|
|34||Sean||Newbury||4th scoring male|
|35||Richard||Piron||5th scoring male|
|38||Mark||Whiteman||6th scoring male|
|42||Richard||Dorman||7th scoring male|
|54||Hannah||Liston||1st lady overall and 1st scoring female|
|125||Avril||Monmont||2nd scoring female|
|138||Cathy||Rogers||3rd scoring female|
Harriers Scoring Teams
|First Name||Surname||Score||First Name||Surname||Score||GRAND TOTAL|
Team Positions at Wellingborough
|Amphill & Flitwick Flyers||123||17||140||1|
|Wootton Road Runners||123||61||184||2|
|North Herts Road Runners||210||34||244||3|
|Wellingborough & District||337||87||424||5|
|Dunstable Road Runners||413||35||448||7|
|Leighton Fun Runners||620||91||711||9|
|Northampton Road Runners||648||66||714||10|
|Team East Haddon||570||181||751||11|
|BP Lunch Runners||835||819||1654||12|
Team Positions after Two Races
|Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers||12||128||12||140||24||268||1|
|Wootton Road Runners||11||157||11||184||22||341||2|
|North Herts Road Runners||10||170||10||244||20||414||3|
|Wellingborough & District||7||500||8||424||15||924||5|
|Dunstable Road Runners||6||640||6||448||12||1088||7|
|Leighton Fun Runners||4||704||4||711||8||1415||9|
|Northampton Road Runners||3||714||2||831||5||1545||10|
|Team East Haddon||2||932||3||751||5||1683||11|
|BP Lunch Runners||1||1169||1||1654||2||2823||12|