National Cross Country Championships, Harewood , Leeds Saturday 23rd February 2019
A large group of TVH athletes and supporters set off early from London to compete in the English National Cross Country Championships in the grounds of Harewood House near Leeds. Antonio Silva had a great run in the men’s 12km race finishing 15th out of 2,000 runners and just 3 seconds off 10th place in a close finish. Next home for TVH was Chris Smith in 92nd, closely followed by Hugo Cayssials in 110th , Conor Kissane-Wood in 129th , Rob Collins 144th and James Ellis 155th the team finished an excellent 11th place and 2nd London team.
As well as the 6 to score team competition there was 9 to score and TVH also finished 11th in that competition with Oli Newton 274, Daniel Garcia-Rasines 295 and Andrew Mitchell 437 scoring in that team. Calum Nicol and Gordon Low were also in the top third of the finishers with 16 TVH athletes in all competing.
In the Junior (under 20) Men’s race Edouard Long finished an impressive 29th and Jake Hooley 66th of 200+ runners.
With the women’s team hit by illness, thank you to our only two competitors Siana Jones and Christine Munden.