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Suckling having a great           two lap course. First home       years of competition” team
finish in 56th. A great team      for BB was Sophie Hoare          manger Andy Frankish said
performance and well deserved     having a great run in 16th       after the race. Jess Keene
Southern bronze medals. The       closely followed by recently     continued her consistently
U13 talent didn’t stop there      crowned Middlesex schools        high class season with a solid
as a further 6 boys completed     champ Yasmin Minghini,           run to finish a fine 6th place.
the hard circuit. Finishing       making her club debut, in        Great to see Georgina Taylor
well up the field inside the      a fine18th. Jessica Neal and     back competing regularly
top 100 was Leo Braden 93rd.      Rosie Allen had a good BB        again as she crossed the line
The next two to finish are still  battle and were only one         in 32nd. Joannna Clowes in
at primary school (with two       second apart crossing the line   87th and Mary Guy in 104th
more years in the age group)      in 37th and 38th respectively.   give the U17 girls a 5th place
so the runs by Sam Reardon        Morgan Squibb finished in        for the team.
finishing a fabulous 96th and     64th and Lily Tappenden just     Joss Barber continued his
Thomas Penlington in a great      two seconds behind in 68th.      great form to finish inside
110th, in their very first major  Niamh Milmo had a good           the top 20 in the U17 boys
championship races made           run to finish 146th and Zoe      race (19th). Likewise Marco
their efforts even more special.  Austridge completed the          Arcuri continued his great
Cameron Swatton continued         BB showing in 164th. The         season with another strong
his consistant season finishing   team were fourth overall just    run in 46th. Another two
136th and young Ethan             missing out on medals.           athletes making their major
Kitteridge in his first major                                      championship debuts were
Championship race did well        Henry Cowie was first home       James Crawley (81st) and
in 165th. Ben Gardiner had        for the U15 boys in 42nd and     Bertie Harrington (138th).
a difficult day and lost a few    Angus Harrington having a
places when trouble by a bad      great race ended up in 54th.     Yasmin Austridge
stitch but still managed to       Coleman Corry in 93rd and
cross the line in 178th.          Oscar Hussey in 101st made
                                  up the scoring four who were
The U15 girls also won South      placed 10th team overall.
of England team bronzes and       Charlie Andrews at his first
the scoring four were led home    Major Champs was a good
by a great run from Yasmin        189th and it was good to see
Austridge in 11th, followed by    Harisson Parker competing
Naomi Kingstom 22nd, Millie       again as he finished in 227th.
Smith 24th and Genny Allen
in 43rd. Grace Scopes had a       The U17 girls produced the
strong run in 74th followd by     highest individual placing
Amy Leach 86th and Carlotta       of the day with a superb,
Wielt in 91st.                    determined run from Niamh
                                  Bridson Hubbard, still on the
Eight U13 girls stood eagerly     road back to full race fitness.
on the start line before          “Niamh’s best ever cross
setting off on a gruelling 3k,    country performance in five
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