Essex Schools Cross Country Championships, Chelmsford, 15 Jan 2010

A silver for Lydia Hallam and a bronze for Jamie Buckley-Stanton were the pick of a crop of club athletes competing in the Essex Schools Cross Country Championships at Hylands Park, Chelmsford on Saturday.

Lydia's runners-up spot in the junior girls event was well-supported by Heidi Surman-Wells in 9th and Sarah Wilson, one place back, with Francesca Smith in 14th. Jamie was third in the senior boys' competition in his final county schools event, with Adam Edwards 20th & Jon Seekings also in action.

Bethaney Hall was a great fifth in the Inter Girls' competition, with Isabella Woods in and Lindsay McLachlan prominent in 10th & 12th. Hoseah Gikungu led the Inter boys contingent in fifth, with Andrew Holland in the top 20

Results

Senior Boys: 3. Jamie Buckley-Stanton 23:42; 20. Adam Edwards 26:57; 39. Jon Seekings

Inter Boys: 6. Hoseah Gikungu 21:03; 18. Andrew Holland 22:11; 22. Ryan O'Mahoney 22:29; 41. Nick Duffey; 43. Josh Conners; 44.Tom Brennan; 47. Tom Davis

Junior Boys: 45. Fraser Scott

Senior Girls: 26. Amber Turner;

Inter Girls: 5. Bethaney Hall 20:05; 10. Isabella Woods 21:03; 12. Lindsay McLachlan 21:13; 29. Rebecca Stanley 22:48; 33. Avril Loynes; 37. Lindsey Wiggins.

Junior Girls: 2. Lydia Hallam 13:43; 9. Heidi Surman-Wells 14:26; 10. Sarah Wilson 14:26; 14. Francesca Smith 14:36;