In mild conditions and on dry, fast courses a total of 100 Harriers secured nine team, and six individual, wins and lie third overall. The Juniors and the female side of the club were particularly successful.
The Under 13s kept up the team wins. In the girls race Abbie Henderson was the individual winner, just ahead of twin sister Holly. Completing the scoring were Ella Botha in seventh and Hannah Ashby in eighth. Further good efforts came from Alice Brown (14th), Maddie Hughes (25th) and Ellie Shield (27th).
The Chiltern Under 13 boys have strength in depth this season. This was shown with four in the top 5 and eight in the top 15 in the Division 1 standings. Cormac Nisbet (2nd), Thomas Redmond (3rd), Matt Aldred (4th), and Tom Emery (5th) were the scorers, with Woody Jackson (7th), Laurie Gawne (9th), Nathan Sweeney (12th), and Teague Eaton (14th) having great runs.
Jane Williamson showed strength and speed to win the Under 15 girls race. Completing the scorers of yet another winning team were Jinaan Lockwood (6th), Alicia Bushell (11th) and Katie Repper (20th). Millie Hughes, Laura Williams and Isabelle Nero packed well in the low 30s.
The Under 15 boys race saw a convincing win for Alex Aldred and again a Chiltern team win. Alex Johnson made a superb debut to be fourth, Louis Peterson was fifth and Tom Hunter tenth. Also running well were Rhys Arnold (12th), Matt Clifford (23rd) and Charlie Stone (30th).
The Junior Women had good numbers out and were fourth with Hannah Thear (7th), Sophie Morton (12th), and Lizzie Barraclough (19th) the scorers. Soraya Lockwood (20th), Jess Orr (24th), Emily Bannister (27th), and Orla Fawcett (28th) also ran well.
The U17 Men were equal first with the scoring foursome of Tommy Davies (6th), Cameron Reid (10th), Oliver Jackson (13th), and Edward Watson (20th) all running well. Backing them up were Mike Day (23rd), Cameron Hathaway-Enright (36th), and Ben Howell (37th).
The Senior Women continued the success with both Senior and Veteran teams earning wins. Bex Nkoane (8th), Louise Fry (9th), Mairead O’Rourke (15th), Susan Jarman (18th), Ellie Bates (22nd), and Kirstie Elliott (34th) scored for the Seniors, and Bex, Mairead, Susan and Kirstie were the scoring Vet foursome with individually Bex 2nd, Mairead 4th, Susan 6th, and Kirstie 10th.
The Senior Men were missing several high scorers and were ninth. Nick Hughes was 16th and first Vet 40. Alastair Melville-Smith (63rd), George Gillingwater (70th), Aran Davidson (74th), Tom Dixon (81st), and Andrew Wiseall (99th) were the other scorers in the top 100.
The next match is on November 11th at Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes.