West Midland Young Athletes League Race 4 – Walsall Arboretum, Sun 16th January

Rugby & Northampton AC took part in the fourth meeting of the West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League and came away with yet another team victory. The competition was fierce throughout but the youngsters rose to the challenge with outstanding individual and team performances.

The U11 girls team finished in 2nd position and the team was led home by Elsie Bennett in 6th position. The U11 boys also finished in 2nd position with David Allen racing to 5th position and he was followed home by debutant Alex Kampta in 8th. The U13 boys team was in 5th position with Emilio Fernandez leading the R & N contingent in 25th. Olivia McGhee raced to another victory in the U13 race, leading from gun to tape. Joanna Mulreany also had an outstanding run to finish in 8th. The U15 boys saw Arthur Tilt finish in 4th position as the team finished in 3rd. Ava Rogerson finished in bronze position in the U15 girls as the team finished in 2nd place behind a strong Wolverhampton team. The U17 men were led home by Dominic Evans in 5th position and Madeleine Jacks raced to 7th position in the U17 women’s race.

With one race to go at Nuneaton, this leaves R & N in first position overall with a slender lead over Royal Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton AC.

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By ad-bryac / Administrator on Jan 24, 2022