City athletes impress at Parliament Hill

Katie Carew-Robinson competing for City at Parliament Hill. Picture: Paul Smith
Katie Carew-Robinson competing for City at Parliament Hill. Picture: Paul Smith
Jacob O'Hara. Picture: Paul Smith

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Rhiannon Dunlop had a good run to lead the City of Portsmouth senior women in the National Cross Country.

She finished 67th (32min 27sec) out of 1,113 runners.

Emma Jolley was 97th in 33.14, Katie Carew-Robinson was 541st in 41.03 and Joanne Kitching was 627th in 42.25.

James Teuten was the first City of Portsmouth senior male home in 416th place (48.06). Next was Lewis Banner who was 531st in 49.13 and then Adam O’Hara (687th, 50.53) Robert Fryer (731, 51.20) and Dave Haydon (848, 52.32).

Stubbington Green Runners finished 120th out of 162 teams. They were led by William Feline (761st).

It was the biggest field as 2,328 men finished while in total 6,444 athletes finished across all races.

Meanwhile, northern champion Sian Heslop, who is from Portchester and represents Macclesfield Harriers, took the under-15 girls’ national title with a brilliant run.

Maisie Grice, from Fareham, helped Aldershot, Farnham & District gain a team silver medal in the junior women’s race.