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in 115th, Sam Leighton 148th, Jo Clowes 216th, Mary Guy and off the course) with only
Jenny Sheasby in her irst 253rd, Darcy Kirwin 295th and 3 seconds separating them in
National 186th and Chloe Francesca Pickup 320th. 162nd and 168th respectively.
Haffenden 208th. Athletes have many different The next three boys all at their
The U15 boys only had ways of approaching races but irst Nationals and all with
four boys running after a Naomi’s choice of setting up next year in the age group
late withdrawal from Will a hair dressing salon before were Keir Lundy 197th, Billy
Pope following a scan that the race and plating the girls Keene 209th (wearing spikes
discovered a stress fracture in hair (Andy Frankish turned for the irst time) and Ben
his back. This stopped Will down his offer of a new hair Gardiner 221st. Callum Myatt
from competing but didn’t style) clearly helped her to 276th, inished unrecognisable
stop him from travelling with relax and then produce one as his face was covered in mud
the team and enjoying all but of Blackheath & Bromley’s after going through one of
the actual racing. The four performances of the day. the water features. Cameron
boys who did run produced a Henry James Cowie, also Swatton on his irst National
team inish of 20th and saw sporting a new hair cut had an was 301st and Charlie Short
Marco Arcuri inside the top equally great race also inishing making up for his mum Jane
100 in 96th, Alek Wiltshire a tremendous 5th position. Bradshaw’s absence (foot
119th, Charlie Davis 186th and The U13 boys had the biggest stress fracture) 380th.
Oscar Hussey 251st. number of BBHAC vests The U13 girls had nine girls
Highlight of the day came as running and inished a brilliant in Nottingham but only eight
the U15 girls stormed around 5th place only 31 points ran as Isabelle Bridge went
to easily win the team trophy off gold and 11 off bronze. down with a fever, not helped
and such is our strength and Backing up Henry were by standing on the pavement
depth that our irst ive girls Michael Eagling, sacriicing at midnight waiting for the ire
individual results would still a Kent County swim to run, brigade to give us the all clear.
have easily won, even though coming home a great 39th The young girls did the club
only four are needed to score. followed by two boys, neither proud inishing 8th team place
with Millie Smith a brilliant
Naomi Kingston, with still 100% it having missed a fair 21st, Jessica Sellar a great 74th,
another year in the age group amount of training through a strong 102nd from Grace
had her best run of the season injury. Angus Harrington’s Scopes and Emilie Penlington
powering through the ield to gutsy run in 57th and year 123rd completing the scoring
inish in 5th. Jess Keene also young Peter Guys 65th 4. They were backed up by
inished strongly to cross the completed the scoring team. Lauren Goddard 206th,
line in 10th. Kelsey Fuss 16th, Joseph Georgiadis, also a year Claudia Pickup 258th, Lily
Yasmin Austridge 22nd and young and in his irst National Tappenden 349th and Zoe
Georgina Taylor 28th were all had a fabulous run in 103rd. Austridge 380th. Interesting
well to the fore in a ield of over Coleman Corry in his irst to note that ive of these girls
350. These girls were backed National was 113rd. George will still be U13 next year.
up by a great debut National Pope and Lewis Stickings were
run from Amy Leach 183rd, again almost inseparable (on Paul Austridge
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