Herts County X-Country Championships Haileybury College 8th January 2017

The Herts Cross Country Championships took place in the spacious grounds of Haileybury College over courses which covered both the playing field and undulating tracks in the adjacent woods including crossing a stream which the athletes described as challenging.

Watford Harriers had some great results from their junior athletes picking up the U15 Boys trophy and 2nd in the U15 Girls event.

Grace Ingles easily clinched the Under 15 Girls title with a 25 second lead while both Connor Keogh U15 Boys and Ben Hunter U13 Boys having to be content with 2nd place after vying for lead in their races. Connor was supported by Charlie Woollett and Ollie Griffith to win the U15 Boys team trophy and Grace was supported by Caitlin Johal and Hannah Trotman to be the second team hone in the U15 Girls race.

Daisy Mainwaring started the day of well with a 3rd place in the U11 girls with Oliver Cooper 15th and Archie Marshall  21st in the U11 Boys race. followed by Scarlett Gammell 6th and Grace Hucknall 17th in the U13 Girls race.

Other good results followed from Tom Rayner 3rd in the U20 Mens race and Chloe Dearman 5th in the U20 Women’s race.

The Senior Women’s race saw the return of Claire Bentley finishing 18th behind Watford’s front runner Angie Trussler in 15th position.

Full results

U11 Girls Race                                                                                   U15 Boys Race                            

3rd Daisy Mainwaring                   6m 18s                                            2nd Connor Keogh                       17m 17s
12th Saoirse MacMahon               7m 23s                                             4th Charlie Woollett                      18m 15s
                                                                                                              5th Ollie Griffith                           18m 18s
U11 Boys Race                                                                                   15th Lewis Clark                                   20m 08s
15th Oliver Cooper                         6m 03s                                                                                                     
21st Archie Marshall                      6m  14s                                           U17 Mens Race                          
                                                                                                              16th Cameron Clark                    27m 18s
U13 Girls Race                                                                                                                                                    
6th Scarlett Gammell                     14m 55s                                          Junior Women                            
17th Grace Hucknall                       15m 49s                                          5th Chloe Dearman                     27m 37s
23rd Jordan Walter                         17m 31s                                                                                                   
26th Amani Chishti                         18m 43s                                          Junior Men                                  
                                                                                                              3rd Thomas Rayner                     28m 09s
U13 Boys Race                                                                                                                                                    
2nd Ben Hunter                               12m 44s                                          Senior Women’s Race              
                                                                                                             15th Angela Trussler                   37m 07s
U15 Girls Race                                                                                     18th Claire Bentley                     35m 08s
1st Grace Ingles                               18m 37s                                        25th Robyn Delivett                    27m 36s
12th Caitlin Johan                           21m 01s                                          50th Christine Dearman             41m 28s
15th Hannah Trotman                   21m 55s                                                                                                   

                                                                                                            Senior Men                                  
                                                                                                             27th Matt Adcock                     41m.48s
                                                                                                                       70th Nick Harris                       46m 04s

Southern Counties Inter Counties and Masters X.Country CHampionship Oxford 10th Dec 2016

7 Juniors were selected to represent Hertfordshire in the inter counties races run over the Chiltern league course at Oxford on Saturday 10th December with two Ben Hunter and Grace Ingles being the first finishers for the county with Connor Keogh 2nd and Scarlett Gammell 3rd.

The full results are as follows

Overall  County Results

Under 13 Boys

19th         1st           Ben Hunter

Under 13 Girls

55th        3rd           Scarlett Gammell
67th       5th           Grace Hucknall


Under 15 Boys

18th         2nd           Connor Keogh
84th         6th           Charlie Woollett

U15 Girls

24th         1st           Grace Ingles
58th             5th          Caitlin Johal


In the Masters races

Overall  Category


31st         3rd           Caroline Whittaker W55

114         28th             Mikk Bradley M55

Oxford XC Results

A tweeted review of todays first XC of the season.


Results from todays XC. Fine performances all around.


Snr Men
Julian Critchlow 32:23:00
Matt Adcock 33:46:00
Ross Connor 33:53:00
Nick Harris 37:51:00
Adrian Harwood 42:16:00
David Beany 42:19:00
Snr women
Susan Monaghan 21:33
Angela Trussler 23:56
Helen Johal 24:46:00
Caroline Whittaker 24:54:00
Alison Putko 26:58:00
Robyn Delivett 27:10:00
Jackie Drew 29:11:00
Christine Dearman 29:52:00
U15 Boys
Charlie Woolett 14:16
U15 Girls
Caitlin Johal 13:39
Charlotte Glenister 17:34
U13 Girls
Grace Hucknall 11:32
Jessica Hill 12:32
Sabrina Jansen 12:41
U13 Boys
Ben Hunter 10:11
U11 Boys
Leon Doran 07:55


Chiltern League Dates

The dates for this years Chiltern League have been published, so get your calendars ready.  We will update the site with race times and map locations in the next few days.


15th October, Oxford
12th November, Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes – including UK Challenge
3rd December, Luton
14th January, Keysoe
11th February, Campbell Park, Milton Keynes

Senior Winter Training

With the final SAL meet last Saturday, this means the winter season is coming. Senior coach Julian Critchlow has just put together this winter training sessions  the season.


Track – Warming up from 18.45 for a 19.00 start.
Hills – First Tuesday of the month at 18:45 in Gallows Hill Lane Abbots Langley

In Cassiobury Park by the Cricket Pitch
Meeting, warming and briefing from 09.30/40 for a 10.00 start. This sessions will take place when there are no races on that day.
Leaving Gade Avenue Car Park at 08.30.
Various Groups/distances. Steady Distance Runs.

Herts Vet XC Results

Female F35

Mens M40 & M 50