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Harrier League 2016-17

Here is race organiser Dave Knighton's report for the final Harrier League of the season .

10 runners finished below 30 minute mark and a further 9 were between 30:00 & 30:09 out of 28 finishers. The race was won by Mark Devine of Yaxley was 4 seconds quicker than BRJ's Michael Shaw with Ellen Ellard a further 8 seconds behind. fastest on the night was Peterborough's Phil Martin 16:13 whilst Sophie Wilkinson-Hargate (NVH) was fastest female 20:23.

Martin Glendenning (Bushfield) was the overall winner by 5.5 points from Sophie Wilkinson-Hargate and Richard Coles (Thorney) 2 points further behind. The fastest times of the series were both set in December by Alex Hampson (NVH) 16:04 and Ruth Jones (NVH) 20:10. The Best Age Graded has still to be calculated and the winner will be notified in due course.

A total of 114 athletes competed in at least one race and 8 entered all 6.

Another season over and another will begin again on 4th October 2017.

A big thank you to all of the helpers - Ray, Brenda, Graham, Andrea, Barry & Tony around the course and timekeepers Robin, Mick & Dave.

Dave Knighton