KXCL 2019/20 Match 2 - Somerhill

The SAC men's team moved up to 15th place in the standings after the second match of the 2019/20 Kent Cross Country League at Somerhill on 26th October. Darius Sarshar led the team in 120th place (6th M50) in 42:54, and he was backed up by Andrew Mead in 132nd place (9th M50) in 43:29, Zachary Ramsden in 175th (23rd M50) in 45:44, Dan Witt in 182nd (30th M40) in 46:17, and Chris Desmond in 187th (12th M55) in 46:38. Equalling their performance in the first match, the team finished 18th on the day.

In the women's event, Suzy Claridge beat her run in the previous match by one place for 49th (7th W45) in 23:08. And in the men's over-70 race, Richard Pitcairn-Knowles was 7th (1st M85) in 42:20.

Once again, the club had full teams in both the under-13 boys and girls, with the boys 10th on the day and 7th in the standings and the girls 8th on the day and 8th in the standings. The individuals running in those races for Sevenoaks AC were Frederick Naughton 45th in 13:19, Edward Geeson 50th in 14:01, and William Hurst 57th in 15:40; Ella Baker 23rd in 12:43, Alexia Scotiniadis 37th in 13:31, and Lucy Edwards 47th in 14:18. One other junior athlete also competed, with Tom Gill 37th in the men's under-17 race in 25:18.

The full results are here.

There is no senior men's race at the next (third) match at Danson Park on 9th November, and no senior women's race at the fourth match at Footscray Meadows on 14th December. SAC seniors can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and juniors can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to run in these races.