A number of Blackburn Harriers competed for Lancashire at Settle in the Inter-Counties Championships and the photo here shows some, but not all of the runners competing for Lancashire Teams in U16 and U18 age categories.
Full Results HERE:
Jack Hindle had a really fine run to finish 3rd overall in the U16 Men’s age category winning the Individual Bronze Medal and along with Callum Davidson from Rossendale Harriers (4th) and James Marchant from Pendle AC (9th) helped Lancashire to the Gold Medal. Jack is photographed here with Individual Gold and Silver Medalists – Jack Lewis from the North East and Lewis Byram from Yorkshire.
In the U16 Women’s Race, Liz Greenwood had a great race winning the Individual Gold Medal by nearly three minutes and along with Rhiannon Wickham (6th) and Phoebe Howe (12th) brought home another Team Gold for Lancashire.
In the Men’s Senior Race, Gary Priestley who runs for Blackburn on the Track made the top 10, finishing 9th overall and in the process helped Lancashire to Team Bronze – (Photo’s by kind permission of woodentops.org.uk) – photo on the right is Gary with Rob Hope and Shaun Godsman the other Lancashire Medalists
Joseph Howe ran in the U18 Men’s Race 13th (32.40) and helped the Lancashire Team to a Bronze Medal
The Senior Women’s Race saw Beckie Taylor finishing 6th Junior Woman in 1:09.58. The Lancashire Team with Beckie counting in third place came 5th overall in the Women’s Team Event which was won by Yorkshire.
Jackie Taylor (Senior Women’s Race), Richard Taylor and John Orrell (Senior Men’s Race) all competed on the day, with Jackie coming home in 33rd place and 3rd V40 (1:16.34); John 104th (1:15.51) and Richard 114th (1:19.06).