East Midlands XCountry League

Sunday saw the first race of the East Midlands Cross country League at Holmepierre Pont.
A huge well done to the eleven Striders that participated. Leading Striders home from the 5.6 mile course was the amazing Tom Marshall in a time of 33:48 coming in 9th out of a field of 175 runners, followed by Adam Clarke in 37:18 (40th) Peter Davis 42:46 (95th) Mark Winter 43:04 (98th) Simon Palmer 43:13 (100th) Ben Bernard 44:35 (114th) Leroy Lindsay 46:16 (124) and David Daubney 48:48 (142)
The ladies complete a shorter run of 3 miles and all three ladies finished very close together with Hannah Thomson the first to finish in a time of 28:33 coming 72nd out of 108 competitors, with Holly Davis in 28:40 (73rd) and Elizabeth Slessor 28:55 (78th).
Great running Striders.
It’s never too late to participate in the cross country events, if you want join the mad cross country team please contact Peter Davis and he can give you all the information required