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Tuesday 20 November 2012

Members of Cardiff AAC were prominent at the Welsh Schools' Cross Country Championships, held in Brecon on Saturday last 17th November. In excellent conditions (dry and fine but rather cold and muddy underfoot), consistent Jake Heyward was a clear winner of the under 16 boys' category. Amongst the girls, Ellie Atkinson (pictured) took the senior girls' title and Lucy Dennis won in the under 14 girls age group.

Amongst the Cardiff athletes who were prominent were:

Senior Boys: Mike Ward (2nd);  Elliot Slade (6th);  Matthew Edwards (7th);  Jack Gooch (8th);  James Hunt (9th);  Ciaran Lewis (10th);  Sam Longville (11th);  Nick Jones (13th);  John Cole (17th);  Tom Bevan (19th).

Under 16 Boys:  Jake Heyward (1st);  Rhys Gooch (4th);  Kieran Harris (10th);  Jack Eggington (16th).

Under 14 Boys:  James Vincent (6th);  James Short (12th).

Senior Girls:  Ellie Atkinson (1st);  Kate Seary (2nd);  Anna Morris (5th);  Rebecca Evans (6th);  Betsan Jenkins (12th);  Erin Hayes (16th);  Fiona Bray (18th);  Clare Harwood (19th).

Under 16 Girls:  Serin Allin (3rd);  Elishka Coupar (10th);  Alice Broadley (11th);  Emma Ligthart (15th);  Rosa Yates (20th);  Rosie-May Thompson (21st);  Megan Tatnell (22nd).

Under 14 Girls:  Lucy Dennis (1st);  Amber Harding (7th);  Alisha Hayes (21st).

Sofia Vella won the girls primary school race this weekend as well.

The complete (provisional) results may be viewed by clicking on RESULTS.