South West Cross Country Championships 7 January 2024

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Merryfield, Ilton, Somerset

Fantastic performances by all of our Wiltshire athletes in sunny conditions for once! But the going underfoot was muddy. The senior races being first made it tough for the junior races which followed.

Wiltshire won six team prizes –

U17 Women Gold 

  • 1st Eloise Foster [Swindon Harriers]
  • 3rd Tilly Nickell [Team Bath AC]
  • 4th Imogen Gray [City of Salisbury ARC]
  • 5th Ella Spencer [Swindon Harriers]

U17 Men Gold 

  • 1st Harry Maxwell [Team Bath AC]
  • 5th Joshua Maxwell [Team Bath AC]
  • 11th Henry Haslam [Andover AC]
  • 12th Thomas Dewey [Basingstoke & Mid Hants]

U15 Boys Silver 

  • 4th Tobi-Lee Loughlin [Team Bath AC]
  • 10th Archie Enstone [Team Bath AC]
  • 13th Will Smith [Team Bath AC]
  • 14th Daniel Phelps [Team Bath AC]

U13 Girls Silver 

  • 8th Elara Jacobs [City of Salisbury ARC]
  • 17th Charissa Griffiths-Clark [Swindon Harriers]
  • 18th Elsie Scrase [Swindon Harriers]
  • 19th Ellie Charlesworth [Swindon Harriers]

U15 Girls Bronze 

  • 4th Sophie Wood [City of Salisbury ARC]
  • 8th Olivia Paul [Team Bath AC]
  • 10th Sophie Maxwell [Team Bath AC]
  • 12th Francesca Cole [City of Salisbury ARC]

Senior Women Bronze 

  • 2nd Alice Murray-Gourlay [Taunton AC]
  • 20th Annabelle Wallace [Team Bath AC] [also 3rd U20]
  • 23rd Caitlin Wosika [Team Bath AC]
  • 28th Miranda King [Bristol & West AC]

We look forward to the National CAU Inter-county Cross Country Championships on the 9 March at Walton Hall, Nottingham. WAA team managers will be in touch with selected athletes. WAA will enter and pay for the county teams.

Alex Copping, Wiltshire XC Secretary