Saturday, 10 October 2009


The long trip to Bridgnorth for the 2nd race of the Grand Prix Express North Wales Cross Country League proved to be a trip too far for the Eryri Harriers, though Eryri's women put up a good showing, the men had to rely on their veteran athletes to keep their season alive.

Eryri's women were first off completing one lap of the playing fields at Oldbury Wells School before completing two Large laps encompassing a very undulating of what could be best described as a "Cow" field as well as the playing fields, leading the ladies home as in Colwyn Bay in the first race was Andrea Rowlands in 10th place followed by 18th Annie Williams. 28th Wendy Trimble. 33rd Ellie Salisbury. 51st Allison Donnelly. 52nd Sue Hughes and 64th Jenny Blakemore while Male Vet 70 Ron Hird competing in the same race finished 73rd.

The men's course included one lap of the playing fields plus four large laps encompassing the "Cow" field and the playing fields, first Eryri Harrier home was MV/50 Russell Owen who had another good run to finish 34th with: 43rd Arwel Lewis. 70th Chris Evans. 93rd Emyr Davies. 105th Richard Borne. 107th Don Williams. 114th John Harold. 126th Eurwyn Edwards and 142nd (Bus Driver) Mervyn Williams.

Well done to everyone who made the long journey to support the club at Bridgnorth.

The next race in the league is a bit closer to home at Treborth Bangor on Saturday 21st November 2009.

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