surprise winner of the Under 17 race was Ashleigh Gayle Murray (Pitreavie
AAC) who defeated Non Stanford (Swansea Harriers) with an impressive front
running performance. The girls were the first home in both age
groups, with Sarah Ponsford (IIF Group) first under 20 and third overall.
was another race where the Under 17s demonstrated their strength competing
against older athletes with six of the first eight all Under 17.
who came second to Stanford at the Under 15 Girls race at the Reebok UK
Inter-Counties in March, was delighted with her performance. Despite a
spiking injury in the early part of the race she went straight into the
lead on the first lap and extended it to 50 metres by the line.
finished in 14:53 with Stanford second in 15:19.
Ponsford clocked 15:28 as
first Under 20.