Nick Torry and Shaun Dixon, made the senior men's race an intriguing spectacle over the tough,Trent Park course reports Alastair Aitken
MOHAMUD AADAN followed up his wins in October in the Metropolitan League and Liddiard Trophy races with a third victory. This time it was over the Wormwood Scrubs course reports Alastair Aitken.
NIELSON HALL was back to the good form he had in last season's Metropolitan League.
His recent patchy racing he can now put behind him as a bad memory and, looks like being a factor in the Southern and National again. Hall said " It was nice to get a hard run under my belt. I wanted to go off hard and just hold on. I got a bit worried when the shouts were getting louder for the boys behind me in the 2nd lap'
ANDY VERNON (above, pic: Richard Xerri) won an exciting senior, McCain World cross country trial, over a lightly undulating 12,000m at Crofton Park, Longbridge on the 5th of March. Running for Hampshire he gained the individual Inter-County title in fine style. The course had one stretch of mud for fifty metres but nothing like the horrendous conditions in the National cross-country at Alton Towers two weeks previously reports Alastair Aitken
LOUISE DAMEN won the Women's National in the last long sprint to the finish but till then, was strongly challenged by two previous winners, Hatti Dean and Liz Yelling. The latter was the first woman in the Wokingham Half marathon the Sunday before in 73:39.