Wintry Weekend Report

Kirsty Johnson and Sharn Whaites made the long journey to Leigh for the second fixture in the SOUTH EAST LANCS CROSS-COUNTRY LEAGUE. In difficult conditions both had excellent races. Kirsty finished in 4th position clocking 28.51, beating namesake Kirsty (White) the Oldham and Royton runner who headed her in the shortened race at Tandle Hill. This puts KJ in a good position in the series. Sharn continues to get stronger as the XC season goes on with a time of 34.07 finishing 39th out of 55 runners.


Kirsty tracking number 529 Tania Hernandez (Salford) who went on to finish 2nd and Becki Robinson (Oldham and Royton) who finished 6th.



Sharn showing great determination in the tough weather conditions. Great pictures once again by Duncan


It was snowy winter conditions for the popular lung-busting LAMBS LONGER LEG fell race from the Lamb Inn above Hayfield. Caity was first back for the club and also first lady. GDH results:-

13 Caity Rice 33.14
16 Alastair Cowell 33.24
54 Nick Ham 39.36
64 Lindsay Palmer 40.39
84 Sarah Leah 47.39

caity lins


As a warm-up for the Lambs Longer Leg, Nick Ham had raced in the HEBDEN 22 race the day previous finishing in 60th position in a time of 4hrs 37 minutes.

nick hebden

Nick sporting the blue and orange, photo courtesy of SportSunday



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