SATURDAY saw the third Manchester Area Cross Country League, held at Kenworthy Woods, Wythenshawe.

There were 15 athletes competing for the club including the under 11 boys, who were led home by Gabriel Mullen in 8th place (7:20), whilst Liam Johnson finished 27th (8:20).

Joseph Collier finished 33rd (8:25) and Will Vose finished 38th (8:32), meaning the boy’s placed 5th overall. Under 11 girl, Daisy Ward was in the same race, finishing a fantastic 34th (8:30).

For the under 13 boys and girls; Rhys Hopkins finished 15th in a time of 11:07 whilst Michael Dobson finished 26th 11:40. Lucy Bridge finished 73rd in 14:00 and Jessica Bairstow finished 82nd in a time of 14:44.

In the under 15 boys, Charlie Roberts finished 14th (14:33) followed by Joe Byrne in 28th (15:35).

Also in this race were the under 15 girls, with Sutton’s Alyx Bridge finishing 35th in 18:18.

Gemma Connolly went in the senior ladies race finishing 5th overall in 31:15 and for the senior men, Ian Roberts completed the race finishing in 221st (43:38) and Andy O’Connor finished 334th (48:26).