Category Archives: CROSS COUNTRY NEWS

6th and 14th for junior women and senior men at National XC relays

Saturday 2nd November 2019, Berryhill Park, Mansfield

It was a cold and wet day in Mansfield as our junior women took on the best in the country in the National cross country relays. Fresh from an excellent victory at the South of England relays two weeks ago, the team were expecting a tough battle as a lot more clubs target the national race compared with the regional races. The team arrived in pleasant dry conditions, but about halfway round checking out the course, the rain started to fall and it just got heavier and heavier. Continue reading 6th and 14th for junior women and senior men at National XC relays

Victory for our U20 women’s team at the Southern XC relays

The South of England cross country relay championships saw a fabulous victory for our under 20 women’s team and a fine fifth place for our B team. Running together with the under 17 women it wasn’t always clear who was in which age group, but both teams were close to the front throughout the race. Continue reading Victory for our U20 women’s team at the Southern XC relays

Great finale to Young Athletes cross country league at the Scrubs

 North West London Young Athletes Cross Country League

The final two fixtures of the young athletes cross country league took place at Hampstead Heath Extension on 16th February and Wormwood Scrubs on 2nd March.  The Valley won three team trophies in the league. The Under 15 Girls;  the Under 17 Women and the overall Women/Girls award.

Individual League Season awards (best 4 results) – Congratulations to;

Under 11 Boys –  1st Reggie Rock,    Under 11 Girls  – 2nd Skye Bishop,   Under 13 Girls  – 4th Anna Kelly,  5th Maya Sutaria,   Under 15 Girls –  5th Lily Dafter,  Under 17 Women –  2nd Melina Duer, 3rd Niamh Murphy, 5th Capucine Rousset Continue reading Great finale to Young Athletes cross country league at the Scrubs

Antonio Silva leads great TVH team result at National Cross Country

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.      Continue reading Antonio Silva leads great TVH team result at National Cross Country