cross-country

Results for the Midland Cross Country Championships, 30-Jan-2016

7 ladies and 3 men represented Sphinx at the Midland XC Championships, held at Loughborough.

The next cross-country fixtures take us back to the league on the 13th February, with the ladies travelling to Wolverhampton and the men to Gloucester. Please contact the respective captains if you want to take part.

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Results for the 60th Eric Humphries XC race, 20-Jan-2016

Mitch and Jackie S competed in one of the oldest races in Northamptonshire, a cross-country race over approximately 6 miles.

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Results for the Ladies’ Cross Country League (fixture 3 of 4), Gloucester, 16-Jan-2016

Lisa, Laura, Helen and Jackie competed well for the club in the 3rd round of the Midland Women’s Cross-Country league.

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Results for the Men’s Cross Country League (fixture 3 of 4), Droitwich, 16-Jan-2016

9 Sphinx men made the trip to Droitwich to compete in the third league fixture of the 15-16 cross-country season. A big thanks to all 9 that represented the club, including those contending with illness and injury.

Imran made his cross-country debut, did well, and enjoyed it (notwithstanding the car journey conversations!). Thanks to David, Colin and Nick for driving.

The final league fixture is on 13th February.

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Results for the Warwickshire XC Championships, 09-Jan-2016

10 ladies and 6 men represented the club at Warley Woods, with the Ladies’ team finishing in 6th place whilst the men’s team was 16th.

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Results for the WM junior XC (Warley Woods), 06-Dec-2015

5 Sphinx runners made the trip to Warley Woods to compete in the 3rd round of the 5-round season. Conditions were challenging and they all did themselves and the club proud.

The next fixture is on 17th January at Burbage Common, Nuneaton.

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Results for the Men’s Cross Country League (fixture 2 of 4), Walsall, 05-Dec-2015

8 Sphinx men made the trip up the M6 to Aldridge Airport compete in the second round of the cross-country league season. The weather conditions were dry but very, very windy. Allen went from 5th counter in the first fixture to first home for Sphinx – a great improvement in a month!

Thanks to all the team; thanks to Wayne, Allen and Colin for driving, and thanks to Nick for the photo. The next fixture is at Droitwich on 16th January.

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Results for the WM junior XC (Wolverhampton), 15-Nov-2015

The 2nd junior cross country took place at a windy but dry Wolverhampton on Sunday. 4 Sphinx juniors took part all improving on their times from the first meeting Well done to Daniel, Caden, Michael and Annie.

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Results for the Ladies’ Cross Country League (fixture 1 of 4), Newbold Comyn, 07-Nov-2015

The first cross-country fixture is a combined event with the ladies running the course an hour before the men. 7 Sphinx ladies took on the mud, ditch and hill at Newbold Comyn and all did the club proud. The next fixture is on 5Th December at Cofton Park.

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Results for the Men’s Cross Country League (fixture 1 of 4), Newbold Comyn, 07-Nov-2015

We have the following report from the Men’s Captain, Wayne:

After the first race of the new cross country season at Newbold Comyn.

Sphinx are sitting in 7th place out of 15 teams with a total of 326pts.

13 runners represented the club with Jamie (without A Beer head ) and Allen making their Debut in the cross country league. the next race will be on Saturday 5th December at 2.30 start At Aldridge Airport in Walsall.

Thank you for every one who took part, with special mention to Jamie on a excellent finishing position. if you would like to run in the next race so we can hopefully build on a strong first race performance then please let me know as soon as possible. I will send travel details out via email.

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