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some of the top winter boys in the C team 5th C team overall. The U15 trio of boys also
the Country. Tom Desborough Great strength in depth. inished with a top 20 placing.
was the lone runner in the U17 In the U13 boys Peter Guy, Joss Barber led the team
B team but ran his leg in a new not sporting a new haircut out with our quickest leg of
personal best time. this time but with a new scar the day followed by the ever
The best team result of the on his forehead, had a superb improving Marco Arcuri and
day went to the U15 girls’ opening leg leading the whole Aleksander Wiltshire both
team of Jessica Keene, Naomi ield out. His time was 12th having strong runs bringing
Kingston and Kelsey Fuss fastest of the day, a great run the team home in 19th
who all ran superb legs to especially being his irst year position. Will Pope had a fast
leg in our incomplete B team
win them all a National silver in the age group and with
medal for their efforts. over 100 boys racing. George
Pope and Coleman Corry Kent County Cross Country
The National Cross Country both recorded exactly the Championships – Hythe
4th January
Relays – 22nd November same time, to the second, to
These took place up in bring the team home in a very Blackheath and Bromley
youngsters have made a
Mansield and the Blackheath respectable 13th place. Henry tremendous start to the New
and Bromley boys and girls Cowie, fresh and tanned Year winning two team
were again out in large having just lown in from gold medals and two team
numbers doing the club proud. sunny Cyprus had another silver medals, along with one
strong run and recorded a
Most of the boys had a dificult top 30 time. His effort along individual gold, two silver
journey up to their hotel on the with a great run from fast and three bronze medals
Friday in the team minibus but improving Callum Myatt and a at yesterday’s Kent Cross
were well fed on arrival, once determined run from Harrison Country Championships.
they had deciphered the menu! Parker gave them an 8th B Blackheath & Bromley’s large
Trainee ireman Marco put team inish. Another sign of numbers and strength in
all the guests at rest after the our strength in dep th. depth ensured great results
hotel ire alarm sounded and The U17 boys gave us our and the best example of this
then after a good nights sleep, highest placed boys team was the U13 boys’ team. Not
a full English breakfast set coming in a solid 12th place. only did they take gold, silver
them all up for the days racing A great opening leg from and bronze but with four in
on Saturday. Richard Webb, followed by
Out on the course the busiest the 14th quickest leg of the day
age group for us was the U15 (and fastest on leg 2) from Will
girls with three scoring teams. Fuller and a conident inal
Naomi Kingston, Kelsey leg from Thomas Desborough
Fuss and Jessica Keene all ran completed the team, inishing
superbly to win the bronze just outside the top 10. Jamie
medal for the A team, a great Gosnell was our sole runner in
achievement. The girls B team the B team but got stuck in on Josh Davidson, Marco Arcuri and
were 5th B team overall as were the very fast irst leg. Charlie Davis
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