ANDREW PATTERSON won the last race in the cross country league series.
On the tough course near Royston with several sloggy hills Andrew ran the nine kilometres event in just 34 minutes 37 seconds. Next came SIMON JACKSON in 38:23 and ADRIAN BUSOLINI also in the top twenty at 19th with 40:13. Eight were needed for a men’s “A” team and the others were NICK GILL, 27th in 41:44; ADRIAN DONNELLY 42nd in 44:14; DANNY SCANLON 63rd in 46:22; THOMAS SAUKA 142nd in 57:26 and MICHAEL O’KEEFE 160th in 59 minutes 5 seconds.
KELLY McHALE had a brilliant run to lead in the women’s team at 112th overall and 19th woman with 53 minutes 1 second. A team of five for the women was needed and the others were CLAIRE EMMERSON 174th in 61:17; PENNY SCHENKEL 185th in 63:17; SHARON CROWLEY 214th in 70:47 and JANE WADEY 216th in 72:47.
The Spartans needed another five male finishers for a “B” men’s team and the next five across the line were NICK KLEANTHOUS 175th in 61:19; JON SYPULA 187th in 63:23; MARK FREEMAN 194th in 65:06; ANDY JAY 198th in 65:35 and JIM BROWN 199th in 66:20.
Milton Keynes Festival of Running
HARRIET SMITH ran the half marathon distance at the MK Festival of Running and beat 1:50 with a great 1:49:36.
Parkrun Saturday 11th March 2023
For the consolidated results please click the link – Consolidated Results
Spartans at the Therfield Cross Country:
|1||ANDREW PATTERSON||34:37||M40||Men “A” team|
|10||SIMON PATTERSON||38:23||M40||Men “A”|
|19||ADRIAN BUSOLINI||40:13||Senior||Men “A”|
|27||NICK GILL||41:44||Senior||Men “A”|
|42||ADRIAN DONNELLY||44:14||M40||Men “A”|
|63||DANNY SCANLON||46:22||M40||Men “A”|
|112||KELLY McHALE||53:01||W35||Women “A” team|
|142||THOMAS SAUKA||57:26||M40||Men “A”|
|160||MICHAEL O’KEEFE||59:05||M50||Men “A”|
|174||CLAIRE EMMERSON||61:17||W45||Women “A”|
|175||NICK KLEANTHOUS||61:19||M60||Men “B” team|
|185||PENNY SCHENKEL||63:17||W45||Women “A”|
|187||JON SYPULA||63:23||M40||Men “B” team|
|194||MARK FREEMAN||65:06||M60||Men “B” team|
|198||ANDY JAY||65:35||M50||Men “B” team|
|199||JIM BROWN||66:20||M70||Men “B” team|
|214||SHARON CROWLEY||70:45||W55||Women “A”|
|216||JANE WADEY||72:47||W55||Women “A”|