Schools Inter-County Race Sandwell Valley 12th November 2016

The Schools Inter County Cross Country Competition took place at Sandwell Valley Country Park last Saturday. Competitors from six counties took part Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands Cheshire, Shropshire and Surrey.

Athletes from Tamworth Athletics Club took part in the event six athletes wearing the Staffordshire shirt and seven wearing the Warwickshire shirt.

In the Minor Girls race Emily Pearce and Tegan Vickery represented Staffordshire coming home in 30th and 36th place respectively.  Ellie Gauntlett (Warwickshire) came 50th.

Tegan Vickery                                              Emily Pearce

In the Minor Boys race, Harry Chesterton (Staffs) finished a respectable 17th and James Stretton (Warwicks) was close behind in 20th.  Kai Buckley (Warwicks) finished in 62nd place.

Harry Chesterton                                            James Stretton

In the Junior Girls race we had two runners, Abi Hamer (Warwicks) clocked 29th and Katie Stretton (Warwicks) was 68th.

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Abi Hamer (centre)

In the Junior Boys race Ben Edwards (Staffs) came 40th and James Walker (Warwicks) finished 53rd.

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Ben Edwards

Eve Clawley (Staffs) was the sole Tamworth AC runner in the Intermediate Girls race finishing in a good 15th.place in front of all the other Staffordshire girls

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Eve Clawley

In the Intermediate Boys race Max Kent (Staffs) finished in 21st place and James Oakley (Warwicks) finished in 29th place.

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