Leading home for Wiltshire was Simon Nott of Calne Running Club who recorded 70:58 on the relentlessly hilly course taking the runners up spot, in fourth place overall was Ed Knudsen of Avon Valley Runners in 71:23 and supported by 12th place Chris Southern from Salisbury A&RC and 18th placed Gary O’Brien from Swindon Harriers saw Wiltshire take the silver medal behind Devon.
In the Ladies race Cordula Hurcum of Chippenham Harriers ran a new personal best time of 1:26:39 to lead Wiltshire home, supported by Anna-Marie Watson from Avon Valley Runners, Karen Hacker from Chippenham Harriers and Fiona Price also from Avon Valley Runners. Wiltshire Ladies took the bronze medal behind Devon and Cornwall.
The selected athletes will made up the two teams:
Anna-Marie Watson – Avon Valley Runners
Fiona Price – Avon Valley Runners
Denise Nott – Calne Running Club
Cordula Hurcum – Chippenham Harriers
Karen Hacker – Chippenham Harriers
Samantha Kelly – Royal Wootton Bassett Hounds
Ed Knudsen – Avon Valley Runners
Mike Rose – Calne Running Club
Simon Nott – Calne Running Club
Chris Southern – City of Salisbury A&RC
Gary O’Brien – Swindon Harriers
Aaron Girdlestone – Swindon Harriers
Team Manager: Darren Wrintmore – Avon Valley Runners