Winter Race Series

Report: Alexis Dinsmor -

With only seven more races to go before the series finishes the cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places are being hotly contested. In the women's field we have six athletes with 55 points:- Amy Barter, Fiona Cooke, Lou Geldart, Jayne Lawton, Jenny Pickard and Sophie Seinger.

Just in front with 60 points is Maureen Wilkins and well up the leaderboard at the moment is Rebekah Livsey with 85 points.

The men's points are being more tightly contested. Phil Burns is leading with 75 points. Just five points behind Phil with 70 points are Nick Roberts and Steve Brown and last year's winner, Iain Murdoch has 65 points. Mark Smith is not far behind Iain on 55 points. Nathan Mayo, Ged McGrath, Simon Pickard and Peter Sinclair have 50 points.

The cash prizes could be won by any of these athletes.

The remaining races are the Northern XC Champs this Saturday, MACCL Kenworthy Woods, Stockport Trail Half Marathon, National XC Champs, any Cheadle Hulme Parkrun in March, High Leigh 10k and finally the Wilmslow Half.

Full details are on the notice board in the clubhouse, including the latest points list. Well done everyone, this could be a close call.

Best of luck. Alexis

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