ERRA National Road Relays
Sutton Park 6th October 2019
No podium places this time for Charnwood AC's athletes at the National Road Relay Championships, held at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield but the club still achieved three fine top ten placings with the Under 17 women, Under 17 men and Senior Women.
The Under 13 boys came 36th from 48, with James Norman in 15 minutes 25 secs, Daniel Harris 15:56 and Harry Blewitt-Jenkins 16:30 They were closely followed by the B team in 39th with Miles Foord 15:23, Aidan Seed 16:41 and Harry Adamski 16:17
26th place from 48 for the Under 13 girls with Erin Suart 18:20, Florrie Mitchell 16:29 and Savana Smith 15:13. Bethany Dickinson ran 26:46 as an incomplete B team.
The Under 15 boys claimed 48th spot from 62, with Thomas Dixon 13:29, Ethan Day 16:37 and Sean McCann 14:59. Harry Foord 15:36 and Jake Blythe 16:09 ran as an incomplete B team.
33rd from 55 for the Under 15 girls, with Gracierose Walters 16:39 Amelie McCann 16:22 and Isabel Oakland 15:55. The B team achieved 39th, with Isabel Edwards 16:22 Charli Sampson 17:48 and Abigail Cook 15:35
A great 10th from 55 placing for the Under 17 men, with Seamas Hurst 12:35 Jamie Day 13:02 and Vinnie Dawson 12:16. The B team of Ryan Elston 12:57 Lucas Wolf-Pudney 14:10 and Colin Foord 14:03 were 42nd.
Another top 10 finish, this time for the Under 17 women claiming an excellent 8th from 37 with Gemma Newport 15:17 Olivia Bonshor 14:33 and Lexie McLoughlin 14:55. Grace Perkins ran 19:55 as an incomplete B team.
54th place from 76 for the Senior Men with Kieran Coleman-Smith 19:08 Mark Couldwell 19:38 Paul Harmer 21:39 Luke Nuttall 20:30 Ethan O'Shea 19:25 and Stephen Mears 20:08
Top placing of the day though was for the Senior Women, who followed up their 2nd place in the Midland Counties race with an excellent 5th from 64. Juliet Potter 15:12 Sophie Coldwell 14:26 Gemma Hillier-Moses 15:47 and Gemma Steel 14:47 made up the team. The B team of Katie Lomas 16:15 Aimee Seager 17:33 Julie Bonshor 20:33 and Madeleine Lomas 20:04 claimed 50th spot.
The squads now move on to the National Cross Country relays in Mansfield next month.