Sunday marked that start of this years 53-12 Cross Country season. The inaugural race in this seasons calendar was at Great Notleys Discovery Centre.  Having missed out on promotion to pool A last season, Halstead were looking to get of to a flyer in this years competition, fielding an impressive 25 athletes.  There were strong teams in both the men’s and women’s categories with some outstanding performances over the 5 mile course, which including tackling the infamous ‘hill’ twice.  Halsted’s Men finished 2nd, whilst the ladies managed 3rd, leaving Halstead 2nd overall in Pool B.

Men’s Team Scorer’s

Bradley Doe 31st

Jon Buist 50th

Nathan Roulson 51st

Jim Clark 63rd

Juan De Gea 64th

Andy Owen 68th

Ladies Team Scorer’s

Hazel Buist 29th

Kathryn Bronson 37th

Wendy Carter 43rd

Lorraine Garnham 68th

Great Notley Park Run

Bradley Doe warmed up for the cross country season by taking a well deserved 1st place in Saturdays 5k park run. Bradley lead the field of 190 runners home in a time of 19:16.