There were two individual medals, two team medals and several top ten performances as Chiltern’s youngsters again showed their quality on a national level. Olympian Jenny Meadows was on hand to present the medals.
The Year 5 Boys race also featured several Chiltern boys. Leon Doran for Herts was best placed in 22nd with Bucks’ Alfie Clifford just behind in 25th. Alex Hughes was 87th and Max Baxter 109th from the 237 finishers.
There was great packing from the Year 6 Girls with Rosa Williams 8th, Hannah Ashby 13th, and Ellie Shield 25th. Maddie Hughes, after weeks of injury problems, was 100th. 240 contested this one.
Thomas Redmond was the best placed Bucks boy in the Year 6 race in 16th. Jamie Powell was 75th for Herts.
The Chiltern Year 7s have much experience of top level racing this season and their experience showed with Bucks winning silver team medals in both races.
Abbie Henderson and twin Holly set off well up the field and Abbie produced a great finish to win the bronze medal with Holly just behind in fifth place. The girls were joined by other Bucks girls to win silver.
The Bucks boys team featured several Chiltern athletes and comprised the first four of the scoring team.
Woody Jackson ran a measured race to finish 7th with Cormac Nisbet well placed in 10th. Tom Emery in 20th and Teague Eaton in 23rd completed the scoring to win silver.