Chiltern XC League #1


The first Chiltern Cross-Country League fixture of the season took place at Horspath Road, Oxford

Credit - All photos in this gallery: Barry Cornelious

WSEH AC, now competing n Division 2, are already well placed in many of the age groups to contend for end of season medals.

The Senior Ladies Team lead their section where Lauren Wye finished a very good 32nd just a week before planning to make her Half Marathon debut in Amsterdam.

In the Combined U20 & U17 age group Katie Thompson finished fourth in the Divisional race as the team opened the season as League leaders. Meanwhile, the third of the Wye / Thompson sisters Izzy Thompson was also in a pitenial medal winning team as she finished sixteenth in the U15 race.

Maddi Rae was in action in the U13 age group where she impressed once again with an elenventh place which helped the team to fourth in the early league standings.

For the male athletes best performance came from James Plamer in the U15 age group where he finished in eigth place supported by Ryan Rickards who was 21st. Thi left the team in fifth at the end of the day.

The U17 athletes were much better placed in second with Joe Clarke clocking up a 13th finishing spot.

In the U13 age group Oli Layfield 13, Felix Palmer 17 and Sam Clarke 29 still have it all to fight for over the five race series placing fifth in the current standings.

Meanwhile just two squad athletes were available to compete in the Chiltern Harriers team which dominates the Division One standings.

In the U15 Boys, Matthew West finished 50th while Jerry Anderson was 70th on thier Chiltern League debuts.