Highlights were an individual third place for Angus Williams in the U13 boys race and team bronze medals for Will Perkin and Richard Slade in the U17 men’s race
Angus Williams continued his great season to be bronze medallist in the U13 boys race. Also running for Bucks were Alex Aldred (second Bucks boy in 19th), Tom Hunter (third Bucks boy in 37th) and Zach Rahaman (seventh Bucks boy in 72nd). Making his debut for Middlesex was Nathan Hackley who was third county scorer in 40th. The Bucks team were sixth.
The Under 15 girls race featured Robyn Watkins and Soraya Lockwood for Bucks and Sophie Morton for Herts. Robyn was first Bucks girl in 34th and Soraya was fifth Bucks finisher in 63rd. Sophie was 78th and fifth Herts finisher. Bucks were ninth and Herts tenth.
Cameron Reid was the sole Chiltern representative in the U15 Boys race, finishing fifth Bucks boy in 68th. The Bucks team was ninth.
The U17 Bucks men always looked as though they could threaten for a medal and Will Perkin led the team home in an excellent fifth place. Alfie Yabsley and Conrad Webber from Milton Keynes AC were 16th and 22nd and Chiltern’s Richard Slade finished the scoring with a very good 30th. Also running were Will Brown, eighth Bucks finisher in 64th and Sam Howell, 71st and seventh Herts finisher.
The final races of the day featured the U17 and U20 women. In the U17 race, Rachel Padwick was second Bucks scorer in 35th, and Maddy Lacey fourth scorer in 58th. Jess Orr was seventh Bucks finisher in 76th, whilst Scarlett Wager-Leigh was sixth Herts girl home in 72nd. The Bucks team was sixth. Hannah Morton ran well to be 23rd in the U20 race, second Herts scorer in the team that came sixth.
In the Masters Championships held at the same meeting Derek Brown was 13th in the Vet 50 race and 3rd in the Vet 55 section.