Nov 23

Ryston XC Series, 19th November

The second race of the Ryston Runners Grand Prix series took place at a sunny Shouldham Warren. Thetford athlete Monty Findlay was the sole representative in the U9 boys race and over 800m, finished in 14th position with a time of 3:34.

The U11 girls event saw Bethany Wilson race to a 2nd place finish, tackling the 2km course in a time of 8:49, followed by Alicia-Mae Howard in 7th with a time of 9:42.
Competing for the U11 boys was Callum Wing who finished in 12th position (9:16) and Alfie Findlay who completed the course in 9:36 and a 17th place finish.

Following on from the juniors was the seniors race which was competed over a distance of 9km, setting the trend for the Thetford senior athletes was Kevin Vaughan who was victorious in the men’s V50 category in a time of 31:49.

Following in Kevin’s foot steps was Sabine Schaefer who was victorious in the women’s V40 category with a time of 36:46. Also representing the club in the women’s V45 category were Tina Plumley who finished 4th (41:17) and Ann Kirton (51:51), Wendy Howard was also competing in the women’s V40 category finishing 9th with time of 50:41

– Jessica Norkett