SELXC, KT, Dewsbury 10K

Four harriers travelled to a remarkably snow-free Heaton Park to race in the SOUTH-EAST LANCS CROSS-COUNTRY LEAGUE penultimate counter. On a sunny and as pleasant a day as you can get in January, Caity won her first ladies only race and also became the first ever Glossopdale Harrier to win a cross-country. Special mentions also for great runs by Sharn (39th/80), Chris (18th) and Neil (28th/124)

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With one race left at Boggart Hole Clough and three races to count for the women, XC Captain Kirsty is in a good position in the overall series.


Julien Minshull made a welcome return to competitive action and was first Glossopdale Harrier at a snowy KINDER TRIAL. On a shortened course due to underfoot conditions, Carl Bedson recovering from injury was second home for the blue and orange. Lindsay also had a good run to finish 4th women and 2nd FV45 behind winner Nicky Spinks.


Zoe in the snow courtesy Ultra Nick

GDH results:-

18 Julien Minshull 1.45.08
27 Carl Bedson 1.51.47
38 Lins Palmer 2.03.41
76 Zoe Barton 2.30.45
80 John Stephenson 2.33.17
102 Alison Holt 2.48.40
103 Becky Thompson 2.48.45
104 Nick Ham 2.49.19
133 ran


Great news also for Andy Burnett who achieved a personal best of 43.18 and a 70.3% age grade at the DEWSBURY 10K. Well done Andy!




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