Colwick Park Cross Country

2 Ladies from Long Eaton ran the 2.7 miles in this cross country with Lynn Andrews and Karen Preston both making welcome back to racing outings on the 18th of February, Lynn was back first in 30 mins with Karen taking another 4 minutes.

The men had to run twice the distance with Ian “Silver Fox” Adkin now getting used to finishing first for Long Eaton in 14th, Alan Maplethorpe was 1:30 behind Ian, Rich Wilkinson 3 minutes behind Alan.

Making up the senior 'A' team was Phil Abbott who took 6 minutes off his previous course best strolling in at 43:19.

New member Mario Rocchelli was next followed by Stu Bates. Chairman of the club Ash Patel was 68th with the untiring Colin Bostock only 10 secs and 3 places behind Ash. Ian Wallis was next making a rare appearance with Phil Walters having ran all week in the Lake district feeling the miles in his legs. Damien Cowlishaw came home a minute ahead of Sean Gauton who finished in 90th place.


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