Mid Lancs Cross Country

MID LANCS XC No 5 – Leigh Sports Village. 10 th February 2019

Fortunately the winds abated in the afternoon and the rain held off so it was a great day for cross country running. The course is predominately flat but with sections through woods and along embankments as well as open country it is quite interesting. There was less mud than previous years but a narrow twisty section through trees proved tricky. Full results on our cross country page.

Kath Hoyer was the only lady running so well done Kath. In the same race Peter Bartlett (4 th )
and Dave Waywell (5 th ) ensured Wesham’s V70 men were the first placed team. That’s five out of five so far for the V70 men so things are looking good for a clean sweep.

In the men’s race Rob Danson chalked up his first Mid-Lancs victory with a healthy 21 second margin over Blackpool’s Luke Minns. The dependable Dave Taylor was second in, ahead of Mark Bellfield who had a strong run to finish in front of Andrew Harling. Steve Myerscough was 5th Wesham finisher ahead of John Collier, who improved on recent form. Closely behind was Nigel Shepherd followed by Ben Wrigley and Martin Bates, who ensured Wesham finished the first V60 team.

Thank you and well done to all who took part
Provisional Results
71 Kath Hoyer L55 4 25:44
Men V70
4 Peter Bartlett 30:25
5 Dave Waywell 31:22
1 Rob Danson 32:02
44 Dave Taylor 37:24
73 Mark Belfield 39:04
101 Andrew Harling 41:36
144 Steve Myerscough V40 43 43:30
164 John Collier V60 5 44:42
170 Nigel Shepherd V60 8 45:05
207 Ben Wrigley 47:50
222 Martin Bates V60 19 49:07

Wesham were 13 th senior team, 18 th V40 team, 9 th V50 team and 1 st V60 team.