Team Kennet were in action at Swindon for the fourth round of the Oxford Cross Country League, The Course being hilly and very muddy was quite challenging for the athletes in very cold conditions.
Kirsten Fraser took the highest placing of the clubs athletes on her best run of the season, her strength down to her training really paying of coming home in 2nd place to guarantee a top 3 finish this season, a cluster of TK girls came home close together benefiting from their training, Zoe Allen with another year in this age group took 4th place, and Eve Brown taking 8th and a fast improving Alanna Smith 14th not far behind.
The Club have several 5th place finishes, Emily Faulkner finishing 5th in the senior ladies races and taking 2nd place in the under 20 age group also securing a top 2 finish helped the Women’s team to 2nd place overall, Annabel Todd was 5th in the under 13 girls race, and younger brother Charlie Todd came 5th in the under 9 race.
The under 15s saw only a few club athletes race, Rebecca Thomson came home in 6th place which was matched by Cameron Langley in the boys race. Izzy Hole made top 10 in the u17 womens coming 9th.
Other TK runners
u9 girls – Lilia Gale 8, Amelia Phililps 11
u9 boys – Ethan Kuijten 6, Harry Strutt 7, Eliott Murphy 11
u11 girls – Katie Pennicott 19, Emma Davies 25, Madeleine Baker 34, Maisy Turner 36, Caitlyn Davies 46
u11 boys – Jacob Woods 16, Kian D Arcy-Mastures 20, Jack Strutt 26, Jacob Avery 34, Jack Pyke 42
u13 girls – Annelise Gale 18, Charlotte Absolom 22
u13 boys – Toby Clark 11, Thomas Matthews 20
u15 girls – Pippa Thomas 18
u15 boys – Luca Vicaria 11, Luke Wild 20
snr women – Sue Francis 27, Kirsty Reade 37
snr men – Chris Hall 79, Bart Kuijten 95, Dean Makar 124, Emiliano Espinar 169, Sean Bird 197, Simon Gale 199