Best ever league result for north Derbyshire runners

North Derbyshire Running Club hosted the final Booths League cross country on Sunday in Holmebrook Valley Park. Nearly 200 runners braved the wet, windy and muddy conditions.

Chesterfield based North Derbyshire Club finished second in the men’s race with their team of Andy Tarry (third), Tim Clayton (fifth), Paul Sorrell (14th), Ian Monaghan (19th), Steve Gascoyne (28th), Gareth Wing (49th) and Neil Rorins (55th).

The ladies team of Debbie Lock, Sam Illiffe and Janette Robinson finished in third position. The Booths Cross Country League consists of 12 teams battling it out over five races.

North Derbyshire ladies finished second overall, the men fifth and the combined teams also second - their best league result. The next race is No Walk in the Park, a 5k race in Queen’s Park on Saturday, March 1.