Wednesday, 22nd February 2017


The NABGC National Cross-Country Championships were held at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Essex on Saturday 18th February at an excellent venue. Once again our county team did extremely well with 7 National Individual Champions, 5 National Individual runners-up and 5 gaining Individual 3rd place. We won 4 National Team awards at Under 11 and Under 13 boys and girls Under 11 girls (a) and Under 13 together with National Runners up Team award at Under 11 girls (b).

All enjoyed a wonderful day.

7 National Champions

U11 Boys Brendon Pye (Derwentside AC)

U13 Boys Duncan Hughes (Blackhill)

U17 Boys Ryan Arthur (Chester-Le-Street)

U11 Girls Faye Clarkson (Chester-Le-Street)

U13 Girls Tess Graham (Birtley)

U15 Girls Chloe Fairclough (Birtley)

U17 Girls Amy Jack (Birtley)

5 National Runners - Up

U11 Boys Theo Barron (Low Fell)

U11 Girls Hannah Bowyer (Blackhill)

U13 Girls Katie Francis (Birtley)

U15 Girls Sophie Bell (Birtley)

U17 Girls Sarah Knight (Sunderland)

5 National Third Place

U11 Boys George Beavers (Birtley)

U13 Boys Rowan Mason (Birtley)

U15 Boys Callam Drummond (Derwentside)

U11 Girls Emily Williamson (Derwentside)

U13 Girls Scarlett Newby (Birtley)

4 National Team Awards

U11 Boys Brendon Pye / George Beavers / Thomas Francis

U13 Boys Duncan Hughes / Theo Barron / Rowan Mason

U11 Girls (a) Hannah Bowyer / Freda Clarkson / Emily Williamson

U13 Girls Katie Francis / Tess Graham / Scarlett Newby

1 National Team Runners - Up Award

U11 Girls (b) Kara Drummond / Eva Williams / Madeleine Liddell

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