Please see below the results from the Essex Cross country at Writtle on January 13th.We had another great turn out across senior and juniors with 32 runners representing Benfleet.
In the men’s we came 4th out of 12 teams in our division and 24 teams overall, and in veterans we were the 2nd team. There were 207 runners and 1st home for Benfleet was James Caldon in 8th followed by Lee Baynton in an 27th and George Watts in 28th.
This puts us 6 after 4 races with one race remaining and 4th in the vets.
In the women’s we came 7th out of 11 teams in our division and 21 teams overall, and in veterans we were the 4th team only 3 points behind 3rd. There were 124 runners and 1st home for Benfleet was Nicola Bredin coming home in a fantastic 13th followed by Charmaine Sterling in 22nd and Jacqui Watson in 23rd
This puts us 7 after 4 races with one remaining and 4th in the vets.
Full Benfleet senior results below
In the under 20’s Women Sinead Clark continued her impressive running with a 4th place, Archie Connors came 14th in the under 15 boys. We had 3 runners in each of the under 13’s categories, in the boys 1st home was Ronan Longman-Young in 17th followed by Kai Yeldham in 21st and in 40th Benedict Heath. In the girls 1st home was Erin Vernon in 27th followed by Lucia De Cristofano in 30th and in 39thLeah Hampson-Long