Harriers impress in first league race
The first Lincolnshire Cross Country League event of the season took place in Louth on Sunday.
A strong team represented Bourne Town Harriers over what is generally regarded as the toughest course of all the host venues.
The team were rewarded for their excellent effort with strong finishes in all of the races.
Not for the first time Cameron Everist put in the performance of the day in winning the Men’s U17 race. Scott Taylor also ran well to finish in fourth position.
Elin James produced her best league result to date by finishing third in the Girls’ U13 race. She was followed by the ever-improving Grace Tidman who battled to 14th.
Abi Cooper was the only Harrier to compete in the Girl’s U15 race. She did not disappoint by finishing in 4th place.
In the mixed U11 race, Ben Conrathe, making his league debut, finished in a superb 5th place. In what is always one of the most competitive races, Emilie Comben was 28th and Lucy Colman 35th.
Victoria Cocking was 22nd in the combined Women’s U17, junior, senior and veteran’s race. She was followed by Molly Bennett in 31st.
The final Harrier to compete was Steven Sheppard.
He produced an outstanding performance in finishing in 11th place in the men’s combined junior, senior and veteran’s race.