Red Rose – Round 3

Red Rose Cross Country Race 3, Bolton, 18 Nov
Report by Paul Alexander

Tod Harriers Ladies put in an incredible performance at the Red Rose XC this weekend in Leverhulme Park, Bolton to take 1st place in both the Ladies and the Ladies vets team categories. Rebecca Patrick (pictured) was the first Tod lady back in 22.57 for 6th overall and 2nd v45. Pauline May wasn’t far behind and ran well to come 8th overall and 4th v35 in 23.42. Kerry Edwards was 15th overall and 6th v40 whilst Melanie Blackhurst came 23rd and took the v50 crown. Claire Anderson also featured for the club. The ladies race was won by Olivia Stones of Leigh Harriers in 21.01.

In the men’s race, Andrew Wrench placed an impressive 19th in the roughly 10k distance and won the v50 category. Tristan Langois and Paul Brannigan also featured for Todmorden and ran well.

Full Toddie results:
6 – Rebecca Patrick L45 2 Todmorden Harriers 22:57
8 – Pauline May L35 4 Todmorden Harriers 23:42
15 – Kerry Edwards L40 6 Todmorden Harriers 24:31
23 – Melanie Blackhurst L50 1 Todmorden Harriers 25:20
57 – Claire Anderson L 57 Todmorden Harriers 28:58
19 – Andrew Wrench V50 1 Todmorden Harriers 40:23
75 – Tristan Langois V45 11 Todmorden Harriers 44:46
100 – Paul Brannigan V50 16 Todmorden Harriers 47:13

Matt FlanaganRed Rose – Round 3