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Junior News

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Manchester XC League – Junior Season Review

Now that the cross country season is coming to close it's time to reflect on how the season has gone and how we are progressing as a club.  As the Manchester XC is our local regular competition, it is an important indicator.  To start with let's go into Mark Twain...

Wythenshawe Mud Pie

Wythenshawe Mud Pie

The rain was beating down hard on the window.  The street was full of puddles.  Do I really have to go out in that?  That was me being soft.  Imagine young athletes wanting to go out in that?  Just try and stop them! Wythenshawe Park is one of the flatter courses in...

U13 Girls 25th Team in Northern XC

For this year's Northern XC we went to Harewood House, north of Leeds.  Little was known about the course beforehand, but we should have been able to guess - lots of hills and mud!  It was a good course for spectating, providing opportunity for non-runners to destroy...

U11 Girls in top 3 teams at Woodbank Park

I'm coming to the conclusion that Woodbank Park is the toughest of the Manchester XC League courses for the juniors.  This year not only did it have the killer hill and 'the cliff', but it was full of mud.  Several of our athletes lost their footing during the run...

Aisling Wins Greater Manchester XC Championship

I'm coming to the conclusion that Woodbank Park is the toughest of the Manchester XC League courses for the juniors.  This year not only did it have the killer hill and 'the cliff', but it was full of mud.  Several of our athletes lost their footing during the run...

Juniors Impress in M’cr League XC

2018 has begun brilliantly for our juniors with a great turnout for the Greater Manchester XC Championships, particularly from our U13 girls.  The clear highlight was the performance of Aisling McHale, who managed to beat tough competition to win the U13 girls crown. ...

Aisling Wins Inter Schools North West Regional Final

We had 18 juniors in action at Wythenshawe Sports Ground this weekend.  We managed to field full teams in four age categories, despite illness and conflicting events claiming a few of our athletes. A mention must go to Aisling McHale who continues to rise up the ranks...

U13 Girls National XC Relay Team Finish 28th

U13 Girls National XC Relay Team Finish 28th

I don't know what our record junior attendance is in the Manchester XC League, but the numbers that took part in the event at Boggart Hole Clough were way in excess of those in recent years.  In total we had 21 taking part, 23 if you include our two U20 lads, Dan...

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