Shrewsbury Athletic Club runners have commenced their campaign in the North Staffs Cross Country League in the opening fixtures at Winsford and Stafford Common. At Winsford, the Mens' Team finished 5th, led home in the challenging conditions of mud and rain by Matt Hall in 2nd place with Jim Hickinbottom 16th and Steve Waters 47th and there were age category successes for Matt Hall 1st Veteran Over 35, Graham Jones 1st Veteran Over 60, Pete Savill 1st Veteran Over 65 and Jim Hickinbottom 3rd Veteran Over 35. Adam Burgoyne and Luke Peden finished 113th and 143rd in their debut cross country race for the Club. In the Womens' Race, Naomi Cook finished 36th and Grace Hough 224th and 2nd Lady Veteran Over 70.
At Stafford Common, despite similar challenging conditions of mud and rain, Jim Hickinbottom produced his highest placing in the League to date, leading the side home in 7th place in 28/04, with Steve Waters 37th in 30/17 and Luke Peden 113th in 34/26. Grace Hough finished 192nd and 3rd Lady Veteran Over 70 in the Womens' Race in 46/42 and Jessica Turner finished 20th in the Under 13 Girls' Race in 7/17.
2 Matt Hall 28/12(1V35), 16 Jim Hickinbottom 30/30(3V35), 47 Steve Waters 32/04, 68 Graham Jones 33/29(1V60), 81 Kevin Francis 34/13, 113 Adam Burgoyne 35/31, 129 Pete Savill 36/17(1V65), 143 Luke Peden 37/01. Women: 36 Naomi Cook 24/48, 224 Grace Hough 40/47(1LV70).
Main pic. Women L to R: Grace Hough, Naomi Cook.
In the gallery. Men: L to R: Matt Hall, Jim Hickinbottom, Graham Jones, Bernie Jones(Wrexham AC), Pete Savill, Kevin Francis, Adam Burgoyne, Luke Peden.
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