St Albans Striders given double dose of cross-country action

St Albans Striders' Jonathan Scott at the Chiltern League cross country fixture at Keysoe. Picture:

St Albans Striders' Jonathan Scott at the Chiltern League cross country fixture at Keysoe. Picture: CHRIS BARR - Credit: Archant

St Albans Striders had a double dose of cross country running at the weekend, with league races taking place on both Saturday and Sunday.

St Albans Striders' Wendy Walsh at the Chiltern League cross country fixture at Keysoe. Picture: CHR

St Albans Striders' Wendy Walsh at the Chiltern League cross country fixture at Keysoe. Picture: CHRIS BARR - Credit: Archant

A total of 36 senior men and women turned out for the club in the Chiltern League fixture in Bedfordshire.

Wendy Walsh was the club’s first runner in the women’s 3.7 mile race, finishing 26th in Division One, while James McMurray was the first Strider in the men’s race with a fine sixth spot ahead of Jonathan Scott.

The following day returning Scott and Walsh were among 40 Striders who took part in round four of the Sunday League.

Scott was the club’s first finisher, coming 9th overall, with Gary Warren, Pablo Plaza Lastras, and Mike Lancaster close behind in 26th, 36th and 45th respectively.


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For the women, Penny Habbick was 77th followed by Walsh, Helen Cartlidge, Katherine Caris-Harris and Deirdre Heydecker.

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