Athletics: Clevedon members end cross-country league season in style

PUBLISHED: 09:30 27 February 2019

Clevedon AC members at Pittville Park

Clevedon AC members at Pittville Park

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Clevedon AC members faced great running conditions at Cheltenham's Pittville Park for the final race of the Gloucester Cross-Country League season.

After tackling two large laps and two water jumps o the 6.4k course, Joanne Gallagher led Clevedon’s women home in 13th place in a time of 27.50, for first in the V40 category.

Helen Ball was 40th in 30.58 and Marie Lochrie clocked 34.48 in 90th.

Ashley Lockton completed the team in 36.33 on her cross-country debut as Clevedon finished 14th in the final standings and seventh in the vets competition.

Luke Murray led the men over three large laps of a 9.9k course and finished ninth and second V40 in 33.41.

Robbie Stewart (34.47) was 22nd and new recruit Sam Tabbener (34.54) was 24th, with Matthew Evans (37.59) 51st and third V45.

Martin Hewlett (38.29) and Gary Lewis (39.01) were 55th and 65th, as Chris Davies (42.26), Jason Moss (43.16), Adrian Wilkinson (43.38) and Rob Grubb (44.46) completed the team.

Clevedon’s men finished fifth overall in the senior series and fourth in the vets.

Simon Hawkes clocked 47.42 at the Winchester 10k to finish 10th in his age group.

Clevedon train on Tuesday and Thursdays, leaving Strode Leisure Centre at 7pm. See clevedonac.co.uk for details.

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