Fast races were the order of the day on firm courses under blue skies. Chiltern ended up with eight team victories and seven individual wins.
The Under 11 Boys race saw Chiltern’s first individual winner with Alex Hughes looking strong. The other scorers were Callum Powell (4th) and Gabriel Strutton-Smith (6th), with Danny Carruthers (11th), Zachary Cleary (17th) and George Fotherby (26th) also doing well.
The Under 13 Girls saw domination with a Chiltern 1-2-3-4. Frankie Baxter won with Lesedi Nkoane second, Ella Botha third, and Maddie Hughes running very well for 4th. Marea Logan (11th) and Ellie Shield (15th) also had good runs.
Another Chiltern team win came in the Under 13 Boys race. There was a Division 1 win for Thomas Redmond and the other scorers were Euan Pinder (3rd), Max Baxter (6th), and Oakley Denson (10th). Also running well in a great turnout of 21 runners were Rowan Gawne (11th) and Leon Doran (14th).
The Under 15 Girls saw a win for Orla Williams with Abbie Henderson second, Holly Henderson third and Alicia Bushell sixth. Also doing well were Jinaan Lockwood (16th) and Olivia Conner (22nd). The team were comfortable winners.
Yet another win came from the Under 15 Boys with Nathan Hackley running very well for second. The other scorers were Matt Aldred (6th), Finn O’Brien (11th) and Jamie Carruthers (12th). Further good runs came form James Watson (13th) and Charlie Stone (18th).
The Junior Women were fifth courtesy of Olivia Cameron (3rd), Soraya Lockwood (22nd), and Millie Hughes (31st). The Under 17 Men completed a seventh young age group win out of eight for Chiltern with Angus Williams gaining the individual victory. Tommy Davies was second, Alex Johnson sixth and Alex Aldred ninth to complete the scoring.
The seniors also had a good day with Allan Stewart gaining an individual win in the Senior Men’s race. Other scorers were James McCarthy (4th), Nick Hughes (14th and first Vet 40), Richard Slade (17th and fourth U20), Tom Dixon (61st), Sam Howell (66th), Ross Jarman (93rd), Andrew Wiseall (95th), Jon Taylor (104th), and Tom Powell (122nd). The Senior Men were fourth, the U20 Men were third (Richard and Sam) and the Vet Men (Nick, Ross, Glen Martin and Matt Channer) were ninth.
The Senior Women packed very well and came fourth. Scorers were Natalie Hallas (14th), Ellie Bates (17th), Becky McCall (19th), Susan Jarman (23rd), Sandra Reynolds (30th) and Christine Burroughs (45th). The Vet Women were team winners courtesy of Natalie, Becky, Susan and Sandra. Natalie was fourth Vet 35 and Sandra third Vet 45.
After the points were tallied Chiltern were overall second, just 150 points behind winners Milton Keynes but 500 points ahead of Wycombe and Bedford in third and fourth.
The next match is at Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes on November 10th.