Results for February, 2003


South West Schools Cross Country, Truro, 01/02/2003

Only Kirsty Hamilton made progressed to the SW round of the Schools Cross Country, held this year at Truro School. She came 4th in the Junior Girls, an impressive improvement of 35 places on last year.

Wadebridge 7, Wadebridge, 02/02/2003

The course for this event was extended by approx. 150 metres to make the full, measured seven miles for the first time.

Name Age Group Pos Time
Stuart Philps   42:38
Chris Stone   42:55
Maurice Cockwill   44:45
Alan Heard   50:25
Jenny Cockwill   1:01:56
Karen Ballantyne   1:02:00

Norwich Union S W SportsHall Championships, Torbay, 02/02/2003 Matthew Cawsey was selected to compete for Devon in the Standing Triple Jump at this inter-county event, coming 11th with a best leap of 6.05m. The Devon team won the boys title, so Matthew will be going to Birmingham in April to compete in the National finals.

Inter Counties Cross Country, Nottingham, 08/02/2003

An early start for eight of our runners who had performed well at the recent Devon Champs, and were thus rewarded with a trip to Nottingham. Kirsty Hamilton had a superb effort to place inside the top ten in the U/15 Girls, which turned out to be the best placing obtained by any Devon runner. The consistent Kevin Heywood led the Devon senior men home for the second year running, 50 or so places higher than last time around.
Pos Devon pos Name Age Group Time
217 2nd Devon John Spry U/15 B 18:05
256 4th Devon Reece Woolgar U/15 B 18:31
296 6th Devon Darren Hatch U/15 B 19:40
7 1st Devon Kirsty Hamilton U/15 G 16:00
220 5th Devon Nick Daniel U/17 B 24:49
116 4th Devon Helen Parkinson SL 32:52
74 1st Devon Kevin Heywood SM 40:43
196 6th Devon Jon Parkinson SM 43:36

Broadclyst Bimble, near Exeter, 09/02/2003

A very tough 13 mile struggle off road, with all that a SWRR event usually entails. Add at least 20 minutes to your half marathon time to get a standard time for this race.

Pos Name Age Group Pos Time
31 Jimmy Murray   1:51:53
46 Paul Jennings   2:00:47
63 Neil Marke   2:08:03
73 Alan Heard   2:10:31
138 Lorrie Woolgar   2:35:53
139 Sue Hamilton   2:35:53
151 Annette Murray   2:39:26
176 Kay Eastwood   2:59:38

Devon Sportshall Fixture 4, Dawlish, 09/02/2003

Only Matthew Cawsey made it to Dawlish this time, but he upheld the Blues honour extremely well. Two first places puts him in a very good position when the overall titles are awarded at the final fixture. Matthew also competed for a Devon select in the area championships, the team were winners and have made it through to the national finals in Birmingham in April.

Under 13 Boys
Matthew Cawsey 4 Laps, 5th, 49.6 Standing Long Jump, 1st, 2.19 Standing Triple Jump, 1st, 6.25

Westward League Cross Country, Paignton, 15/02/2003

It was the turn of the seniors to dominate, with three of the first five men and the top two ladies - wins for Kevin and Helen. Kevin has now sewn-up the overall title, and results on the day mean Kirsty Hamilton only has to finish fifth in the last race to join him with a trophy. Team Results : U/13 B 5th, U/15 B 3rd, U/17 B 5th, SM 2nd, U/13 G 6th, U/15 G 8th, SL 2nd

Under 13 Girls
Pos Name Time
19 Erica Woolgar 12:01
20 Leanne Glover 12:02
Under 13 Boys
Pos Name Time
12 Luke Rigler 10:17
13 Nick Lapham 10:28
Under 15 Girls
Pos Name Time
11 Kirsty Rigler 17:22
Under 15 Boys
Pos Name Time
6 John Spry 15:31
10 Darren Hatch 16:29
14 Will Preston 18:16
Under 17 Boys
Pos Name Time
5 Nick Daniel 19:51
Senior Ladies
Pos Name Age Group Pos Time
1 Helen Parkinson   17:28
2 Lucy Owen 1st O/35 17:34
21 Lorrie Woolgar 6th O/40 22:11
Senior Men
Pos Name Age Group Pos Time
1 Kevin Heywood   26:26
3 Mike Feighan   27:12
5 Jon Parkinson   27:44
26 Stuart Philps   30:37
37 Peter J Rigler   32:08

Tough 10, Weston Super Mare, 16/02/2003

Steve Turner took on the "Tough 10", just breaking the top 100 (in 99th!), covering the 10+ miles of variable terrain in 1:11:27

National Cross Country Championships, Parliament Hill, 22/02/2003

Despite making a lot of entries, only four runners actually participated at this years Nationals. Kirsty's run for 15th was admirable, as she lost a shoe early on.

Under 15 Girls
15 Kirsty Hamilton 19:32
Senior Ladies
308 Sue Hamilton 49:30
Senior Men
195 Mike Spencer 48:44
477 Alec McLaren 53:36

Babcary Road Race, Babcary, 23/02/2003

A fabulous run by Lucy Owen saw her finish 5th overall, 1st lady (and 1st lady vet), beating the second lady home by almost eight minutes. Her time was 45:51

Bramley 20, nr Reading, 23/02/2003
Pos Name Time
70 Jimmy Murray 2:15:44
161 Neil Marke 2:25:39

Plymouth Hoe 10, Plymouth, 23/02/2003
Pos Name Time
4 Jon Parkinson 55:11
39 (3rd lady) Helen Parkinson 1:00:21
42 Paul Sturtridge 1:02:47
159 Lorraine Kenneally 1:12:10
160 Maurice Cockwill 1:12:10

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