Clougha Pike

Clougha Pike Quernmore Nr Lancaster 21st June

The penultimate race in the Junior Fell Championships took place on Saturday with ten juniors from Horwich RMI taking part.

In the U/8 race Theo Middleton finished in 12th place and Josh Houghton 21st.

In the U/10 race Cian Healy ran a superb race taking the lead in the final half mile to record a famous victory and this consolidated his position as first in the overall championship with one race to go. The next runner for Horwich was Toby Middleton in third with another great run after working his way through the field. Matthew Oldfield had his best run to date finishing in ninth and this was enough to clinch the team award for Horwich.

In the U/10 girls race our only runner was Freya Whittle who had a very good run to finish 7th considering that she is only 8 years old. This was a tremendous result.

The U/12 race saw Nathan Lancaster lead the Horwich lads home in 11th place closely followed by Robert Seddon 14th and Lucas Miliken completed the team in 21st place giving Horwich third place.

Our only runner in the U/14 was Harriet Foley and with her best run on the fells she was rewarded wih 11th place again. An improvment on her last fell race.

In the senior race Horwich only had 3 runners with Tony Hesketh retaining his O/60 Trophy for the fourth year in a fine 27th place in 49.04, closely followed by Doug Flemming 29th in 50.32 and Pete Heneghan was third O/70 in 59.04.