ATHLETICS: Grantham RC teams perform admirably in county cross country league

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Grantham Running Club put out two teams for the third match of the Lincolnshire Cross Country League, which was held at Gainsborough Academy in rather chilly conditions.

Rob Howbrook put in another strong performance to be the first man home for GRC, and 17th overall, in a time of 35min 15sec. He was closely followed by Chris Armstrong in his first cross country race for the club this season. Nev Chamberlain and Andrew MacAllister completed the team’s performance.

There was a large, strong field for the 6km ladies’ race in which Ruth Dunstan was first home for the GRC ladies in a time of 25:08. She was followed by Sarah High and Nikki Carr.

Great efforts were put in by everyone, with the ladies’ and the men’s teams both currently seventh in their respective leagues with one more race remaining.