The Senior men had fewer athletes out than last time but still managed a respectable seventh place with Eddie O’Gorman (12th), Nick Hughes (36th), James Repper (53rd), Alastair Melville-Smith (64th), and Michael Goddard (66th) being the main scorers. They were backed up by Nick Harvey (85th) Andrew Wiseman(100th), Callum Neal (104th), Peter Wootton (116th), Jon Taylor (148th), and David Breingan (167th). The vets team of Eddie, Nick, James and Peter were second on the day but are still in the league lead.
The U17 men’s race was a highpoint for Chiltern with a 1-2 for Will Perkin and Jonty Wager-Leigh. The team were second with Richard Slade (17th) and Sam Howell (18th) making up the team that was second on the day. Henry Turnbull made his debut to be 31st. The team are third, to date.
An inexperienced foursome in the U15 boys did very well to be fourth and maintain fourth in the league. Jake Alderson (18th), Ollie Powell (25th), Oliver Jackson (33rd) and Harry Cox (34th) were the scorers with Michael Job making a solid debut in 38th.
The U13s were missing several boys to a schools event but the foursome of Ben Smith (5th), Matt Clifford (15th), Tom Job (19th) and Phoenix Everiss (20th) ran well to be third and the team still holds a narrow lead at the top of the league. There were also good runs by Kristian Everiss (22nd) and Ben Howell (23rd).
There was team win for the U11 boys with Nathan Hackley (2nd), Zach Rahaman (6th) and Bailey Cameron (10th) being the scorers. Matt Aldred in 16th and William Mayhew in 22nd also had good runs. The boys remain in first place going into the third match.
On the female side of the club the Senior women had a good team out. The foursome of Sian Thomas (11th), Ali Young (17th), Sandra Reynolds (19th), and Ellie Bates (39th) ran well to be fifth and the vets team of Ali, Sandra, Kate Loach and Kathy Staunton were second.
The Junior ladies were sixth courtesy of Emma Barraclough (17th), Sophie Chesterman (19th) and Katie Bench (21st). Hannah Thear in 23rd struggled with tight calves.
There was a great turnout of ten girls in the U15 race with Scarlett Wager-Leigh (6th), Robyn Watkins (7th), Emily Bannister (10th), and Emma Kaye (12th) scoring to be second on the day and maintain second in the league. There were also good runs from Maddy Lacey (14th), Jess Orr (17th), Orla Fawcett (20th), Lizzie Barraclough (25th), Charlotte Munn (27th) and Sandie Pohlman (30th).
The U13 girls had a much better race than the first match with Emily Alderson (9th), Olivia Cameron (17th), Alice Moffat (25th) and Jess Pullen (39th) combining to be sixth and move up a place to eighth in the league.
Although second (by a point) on the day, the U11 girls maintain their league lead after two matches. Abbie Henderson (8th), Katie Repper (9th), and Holly Henderson (15th) were the scorers and there were good runs from Carys Arnold (17th) and Maddie Hughes (24th).