Clayton clinches first place

Cross country runners Tim Clayton and Lee Morris
Cross country runners Tim Clayton and Lee Morris

The North Derbyshire Running Club hosted a cross country race on Sunday in Holmebrook Valley Park which was the fifth race in the Booths Cross Country League.

More than 100 runners took part and overall, the North Derbyshire Club was placed third.

Individual results include Chris Adams 4th, Tim Clayton 5th, Lee Morris 8th, Steve Leverton 15th and Steve Bennet 27th.

In the more senior categotries, North Derbyshire chalked up a quartet of successes.

Tim Clayton was first in the 45+ age group, Steve Leverton struck gold in the 50+ as did John Gorman in the 60+ category and Brian Hampton in the 65+section.

The next race open to everyone is the five-kilometre No Walk In The Park event.

A monthly race, the next Queen’s Park event will take place on Saturday, March 3, starting at 9.30am.

Pictured are Tim Clayton and Lee Morris battling it out at Holmebrook Valley Park.