Team gold for juniors at Championships

THE Worksop Junior Harriers picked up two team medals – one of them gold – at the Notts Cross Country Championships at Wollerton Park.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 13th January 2013, 8:32 am

In the Under 13 boys race the team of Aidan Needham, Josh Charters and Ryan Wright came home first, taking gold, while the Under 15s team of James Lonsdale, Daniel Little and Thomas Carrott picked up a bronze.

Aidan Needham, Lucy Harrop and James Lonsdale were all selected to represent Notts in the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships.

Lonsdale, veteran runner John Hewitt and the veteran ladies team were all just pipped for medals, finishing fourth in their respective categories.

The championships were held at the very scenic but hilly Wollerton Park in Nottingham, where the mild temperature made pleasant, if unseasonable running conditions.


Under 11 girls 1500m: Erin Lonsdale (8th, 6:31).

Under 13 girls 3000m: Charlotte Oakes (13th, 13:21), Emma Greaves (16th, 13:31).

Under 15 girls 4000m: Bethan Dennis (17th, 18:46).

Veteran Ladies 8000m: Helen Eastland (28th 36:46), Helen Broughton (29th, 36:54), Carol Lonsdale (34th, 38:44), Caroline McGinley (41st, 41:08).

Under 11 boys 1500m: Laith Gladwin (14th,6:25), Hayden Greaves (27th, 7:03), Oliver Oakes (30th, 9:40), Regan Langley (31st, 9:42).

Under 13 boys 3000m: Aidan Needham (6th, 11:31), Josh Charters (11th, 11:47), Ryan Wright (14th, 12:05), Nathan Langley (17th, 12:22), David Little (23rd, 12:49), James Carrott (26th, 15:37).

Under 15 boys 4500m: James Lonsdale (4th, 15:33), Daniel Little (12th, 17:55), Tom Carrott (17th, 18:41), Ryan Page (22nd, 20:51).

Veteran Men: John Hewitt (51st, 38:56), Paul Dickinson (52nd, 39:04), Robert Roper (67th, 41:03), David Havenhand (82nd, 43:29), Tony Jenks (84th, 44:06), John Bradshaw (97th, 47:06).

The Junior Harriers’ next competition is the final meeting of the Notts Mini League Sportshall this Sunday.