The U11 boys were similarly light on race experience, but good runs from Zach Cleary (4th), Charlie Quantrill (7th) and Felix Danielli (8th) gave the boys a team win. Also running well in a race of 77 were Hugo Mundy (10th), Jacob Strutton-Smith (11th), Tom Ford (17th) and Jack Martin (29th).
Good performances from the young athletes continued through the afternoon with team wins for U13 girls, U13 boys, U15 girls, U15 boys, U17/20 women, and U17 men – an unprecedented level of success in the league.
The U13 girls scorers were Frankie Baxter (2nd), Lesedi Nkoane (4th), Marea Logan (5th) and Lucy Wilkinson (9th). Others having a good outing were Lily Jessop-Tranter (10th), Olivia Clarke (14th), Izzy Martin (19th), Beth Togneri (21st), Emily Ford (22nd), Savarnah Pandya (30th), Alice Peckham (33rd), and Rebecca Lawson (52nd).
There was a huge turnout from the U13 boys and a very strong team win. Alden Collier won the race comfortably and was backed up in the scoring from Euan Pinder (2nd), Max Baxter (3rd) and Archie Pinder (4th). The Chiltern lads dominated the race with strong runs from Isaac Jessop-Tranter (5th), Alex Hughes (8th), Rowan Gawne (9th), Leon Doran (10th), Callum Powell (11th), Ethan McCall (12th), Gabriel Strutton-Smith (13th) Daniel Munn (guest – just after Gabriel), Alfie Clifford (14th), and Rory Hilton 16th. Also running well were Sammy Whibley (28th), Danny Carruthers (31st), Freddie Emery (33rd), and Issa Phillips-Pope (39th).
Holly Henderson scored her first Chiltern League win with a strong performance in the U15 girls race. Abbie Henderson was third, Maddie Hughes sixth and Alice Brown seventh to complete the scoring. Ellie Shield in 13th, Charlotte Docwra in 18th and Annie Hilton in 72nd also ran well.
A further Division 1 win came from Thomas Redmond in the U15 boys race. Having great runs to score in another team win were Thomas Askey in fourth, Oakley Denson sixth and Angus Stoneham tenth. Also doing well were Laurie Gawne (17th), Sammy Bennetts (18th), Zak Fisher (25th), Jamie Shepherd (27th), Felix Palmer (30th) and Jerry Anderson (33rd).
There was a great turnout from the Chiltern Junior Women, featuring U17 and U20 age group athletes. Orla Williams was second, Alicia Bushell fourth, and Katie Repper eighth to score a rare Chiltern win in this category. Also running were Ella Peters (15th) Millie Hughes (18th), Soraya Lockwood (25th), Jinaan Lockwood (30th), and Ella Watson (37th).
The final team win of the day came from the U17 men. Alex Aldred, second, Alex Johnson (ninth), Angus Williams (tenth) and debutant James Palmer (twelfth) did enough to record a narrow victory. Luke Martin (15th), Charlie Stone (18th) and Matt Clifford (25th) also put in a good shift.
The Senior Women packed well to finish in second spot. The veterans were also second. Bex Nkoane was first Chiltern woman home in 13th and was backed up in the scoring by Ellie Bates (18th), Hannah Wardley (21st), Sandra Reynolds (22nd), Sarah Quantrill (29th), and Katie Royals (39th). The vets quartet were Bex, Sandra, Sarah and Christine Burroughs (44th). Other Chiltern finishers were Cathy Holloway (48th), Sylvia Moss (50th), Sue Elliott (54th), Helen Cholawo (64th), Caroline Stephens (73rd), Abigail Askey (88th), Rashila Wanninayake (90th), Miriam Kempson (100th), Angela Hughes (102nd), Fiona Williams (103rd), Laura Gardner (107th), Tamsin Finch (112th) and Fiona Calder (134th).
The Senior men were a solid sixth overall with the U20s third and the Vets seventh. The scorers were led in by U23 Richard Slade in his best ever league run in tenth. U23 Will Perkin was 22nd, Aran Davidson 30th, V50 Nick Hughes 45th, U20 Tommy Davies 46th, U20 Cam Reid 50th, Ben Hetherington 85th, Jon Taylor 87th, Neil Turner 104th and Andy Hickman 117th. The scoring U20 trio were Tommy, Cam and Ed Watson (134th) and the vets foursome were Nick, Neil, Andy and Nathan Taylor (131st). Completing a big turnout for the club were Tom Powell (132nd), Matt Hipgrave (136th), Cory Dyck (137th), Ian Lawson (145th), Mike Worsfold (170th), Alan Hornibrook (174th), Glen Martin (179th), Shaun Fry (185th), Trevor Brawn (225th) and Doug Smith (226th).
Match 2 is at Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes on November 9th.