2nd North Midlands Cross Country race

The race took place at Markeaton Park on Saturday 10th November 2007. 10 Long Eaton men turned out to represent the club. Rod Harris was first home for the club and finished in 10th position overall. Mark Greenwood was next home in 30th position, followed by Andy Colgate in 48th position and Alan Seamer in 54th position. Rich Wilkinson finished in 65th position, with Rob Fox finishing in 91st position. Jason Rawlings came home 134th followed immediately by Phil Walters who finished 135th. Colin Bostock finished 169th, with John Hay finishing 173rd.

As for the ladies’ race it was a miracle that they managed to start, let alone finish. 4 ladies represented the club, 3 of them managing to miss the start, which makes the results even more impressive. Sharon Orridge finished in 3rd position, with Sarah Tucker finishing in 6th position. Jodie Smith came home in 56th position, while Jackie Mather finished in 79th position. Maybe they were paying tribute to Mr Vais!


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