Yorkshire and Humberside XC Champs, Doncaster, 6/01/11

Three Yorkshire Champions’ for LCAC, even with a number of our best athletes elsewhere!

It was a cold but dry day at Doncaster Race Course Jockey Training School, a hilly course which tested even our strongest runners.

We had representatives in all categories;

U13 girlsLaura Benson came 53rd
U15 girls – Gemma Keir 4th, Nicola Sawyer 52nd Gemma ran well a year under age and Nicola who hadn’t been well did her best on the day!
Senior WomenSusan Partridge 1st, Kirsteen Young 10th, Alex Gostling 14th and Karen Hallas 25th – these ladies brought the women’s team home in 1st place.

U13 BoysBilly Dawson 31st
U15 BoysKeiran Savage 17th, Aaron Jewitt 22nd  Luke Cooper 28th.  Jack Allison 30th and Callum Raper 62nd  Team Result 6th.  Keiran ran a very strong race.
U17 MenGordon Benson 1st, Elliot Todd 7th. – Sadly not enough for a team and Gordon retained his under 17 Yorkshire Champion title.
Junior MenMichael Wood 1st, Danny Davies 2nd and Sam Bucknall 11th Team Result 1st Danny led it most of the way and looked strong however towards the end Mikey overtook him and gained the title!

Senior Men – It was a lovely site to see the Triathlon Champion Jonathan Brownlee win this years title, however LCAC were never far behind, even with some of our strongest runners missing the rest of the lads did the club proud, bringing the team into 2nd position. Martin Hilton 6th, Nick Hooker, Chris Birchall, Darran Bilton 14 – 16th, Mike Burrett 22nd , Adam Grice 27th, and Adam Osborne 37th