Newark Athletic Club at the North Mids XC
Newark Athletic Club enjoyed a successful day at round three of the North Midlands Cross-Country Championships held at Heanor on Saturday. Not surprisingly the conditions under foot where soft resulting in a mud bath for all the runners.
With the club in buoyant mood following the announcement of no less than five major events booked for their new facilities at the Sports Village they are fast becoming a major force on and off the track with some great runs by all ages.
Leading the way was Chloe Hubbard who ended a year to remember with a first place in the Senior Ladies race, new mother Becky Gallop will have been pleased with a thirteenth place finish.
Not to left out the youngsters put in a great shift with Amelia Chrispin second in the under 15 girls, Joseph Monk 5th in the under 13 boys and Alice Gibbs 18th in the under 17 girls.
Other finishes saw Radio Newark Sport correspondents Tilly and Lauren Owen's finish 85th and 88th in the under 20 girls race.
First man home was Jan Bailey 32nd followed by Tom Hubbard 42nd, Damian Davies 46th, Simon Roberts 53rd (Still a Sen!), Geoff Greggory? Ady Dix 111th, Carl Braithwaite 125th and Gareth Owen's 151st.