North West Counties Road Relays 2019

North West Counties Road Relays 2019

Edge Hill NW Counties

The North West Counties Road Relays took place this weekend on Sunday 9th September at Edge Hill University. There were many ECH teams competing in the different age groups (especially the younger age groups – which was great to see) and some brilliant performances on the day in very good conditions!

The under 11 boys had 3 teams competing with the A team finishing an impressive 8th place overall and 4th in Greater Manchester with good performances from Alfie Manser (7.42), Thomas Snowdon (7.56) and Finley Partington (7.53). The B team also performed well finishing 16th overall and 7th in GM with Marshall Fleet (8.27), Oliver Walker (8.11) and Elliot Singleton (8.38) making up the team. The C team finished a solid 26th position overall and 10th in GM with Ryan Obeye (9.33), Alfie Millington (9.53) and James Mottram (12.25). The under 11 girls also had a massive 3 teams taking part. The A team finished 25th overall and 9th in GM with good runs from Isla Herring (9.34), Amelia Jones (9.27) and Ava Royle (9.00) and were closely followed by the B team in 26th overall and 10th in GM with Cecilia Smyile (8.50), Imogen McBurnie (10.18) and Meadow Wright (8.57). The C team finished a respectable 28th overall and 11th in GM with good performances from Anna Rooke (8.52), Olivia Jones (10.01) and Sophia Gush (10.09).

The under 13 girls A team claimed our highest team finish on the day with a brilliant 3rd place overall and 3rd in Greater Manchester with stunning performances from Emily Bowker (10.37), Darcy Slattery (11.41) and Maria Rooke (11.51) taking home the Bronze medals (pictured). Emily Bowker ran the 3rd fastest time on the day, well done! The B team also competed really well finishing 35th overall and 12th in GM with Alice Cunningham (12.41), Kayla Corbett (12.29) and Harriann Fleet (14.26) making up the team. The under 13 boys had a fantastic 3 teams competing. The A team performed well coming home in 22nd place overall and 4th in GM with the team consisting of Edward Rankin (11.50), Bobby Burton (11.06) and Cole Wright (11.12). Good performances from Alfie Bundy (11.28), Tim Elgar (11.40) and Joe Taylor (12.14) in the B team finishing 27th overall at 8th in GM. The C team worked hard to finish in 35th and 10th in GM with Patrick Mannion (12.33), Ethan Sykes (12.20) and Joe Harney (16.12) making up the team.

The under 15 girls team finished in 15th overall and 7th in GM with solid runs from Matilda Byrnes (11.04), May Mannion (11.29) and Imogen Gush (12.15). The under 15 boys ran well to finish 19th overall and a solid 5th in GM with terrific runs from James McGraw (10.09), James Harney (10.37) and Kyle Herring (12.37). A good individual performance from Megan Lewis in the under 17 women’s race with a time of 10.57 which was good enough for the 10th fastest leg of the day.

The senior men’s A team finished in 34th position overall and 10th in GM with good performances from Scott Matthew (17.27), Gavin Browne (17.11), Darren Smith (18.28) and Michael Stansfield (21.01).

Well done to all who took part and more pictures of the juniors can be found on our Facebook page.

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