January 4: Seven individual and six team titles at the Bucks Cross Country Champs at Shuttleworth

Marshall Milton Keynes came away with seven individual and six team titles at the Bucks Cross Country Championships, held in conjunction with the Bedfordhire Championships at Shuttleworth College, near Biggleswade in Bedfordshire.

In the U11 Girls race, Eleanor Pearce won from Libby Freeland (3rd), Lauren Webb (4th) and Katie Webb (5th), to take the Team Title.

In the Senior Women’s Race MMK had a 1-2-3 with Elle Roche (1st), Alice Ritchie (2nd) and Lara Bromilow (3rd) to easily will the team race. Lara (1st F35), Debra Brent (1st F55) and Diane Baldwin took the Vets Team Title.

In the U11 Boys Race the club had another 1-2-3 with Eddie Hartigan (1st), Jacque Smith (2nd) and Tito Odunaike (3rd). These three combined with Joseph Grainger (6th) to take the Team Title.

There was a win for Leo Freeland in the U17 Men’s Race, while in the U20 Men’s Race, Matthew Dicks (1st), Robert Hickman (2nd), Finlay Gibbs (5th) and Peter Hickman (7th) took the team award.

In the Senior Men’s race, MMK had 4 in the top seven, with Paul Mizon (2nd), Jamie Seddon (4th), Elliot Hind (6th) and Tom Comerford (7th) and these four with Ewan Forsythe (12th) and Steve Tuttle (13th) took the Team Title.

At the Northants Champs at Wellingborough, Matt Clarke finished 12th in 36:34 in the Senior Men’s race to take the Vets title.

Full results from Shuttleworth College

Pictures by Brian Graves