EMXC5 - Darley Park

Sunday saw the final race of the East Midlands Cross Country league at Darley Park and there were some great performances.

Catherine Rowe had a great race, completing the 3.6-mile course in 24:07 and finishing 18th overall.

Andy Colegate was the first man home for the club, completing the tough 5.5 mile course in 8th position overall in 35:30. Rob Fox, in his comeback race finished 21st in a time of 37:45. Rich Wilkinson, running on a broken foot finished in 23rd position in 37:50. Alan Maplethorpe, who is still coming back from injury, battled with Phil Abbott to finish 28th in 38:40. Phil, who is marathon training finished 29th in 38:51. Rob Jackson finished 34th in 40:16. John Hay was next home in 47th position, finishing in 43:25, having run 17 miles the previous day as part of his marathon training. Ash Patel who is also marathon training finished 48th in 43:32. Chris Robson finished 49th in 44:04, followed immediately by Colin Bostock who despite currently suffering from injury finished in 44:28. Sean Burton who is also marathon training, finished 61st in 47.33, followed by Damien Cowlishaw in 64th position in 48:35, having run 16 miles the previous day.

Well done to everyone and keep up the hard work.


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