KXCL 2017/18 Match 3 - Footscray Meadows

DariusSAC fielded a scoring team in the senior men's race at the third match of the Kent County cross country league at Footscray Meadows on Saturday 11th November. Darius Sarchar was our first finisher in 112th, followed by Andrew Mead in 131st, Dan Witt in 151st and James Graham in 174th (3rd M60). The team was 18th on the day, maintaining their 15th position out of 24 clubs after three races.

There was no senior women's race, but Ollie Brownridge had another great run in the U13 boys, finishing 11th. The full results are here.

Ollie Brownridge is also the club's star performer in the league positions to date, standing 10th in his category. The individual tables are here. There are also team tables here.

The next fixture is on Saturday 25th November 2017 at Danson Park, Bexleyheath. This is the final match for junior categories, but there is no senior men's race. The final match, at which there are no junior races, will be at Sparrows Den, West Wickham on Saturday 10th February 2018.

SAC Handicap 5 November 2017

NeilNeil Haggertay repeated his achievement from last month by winning the November handicap.

Andrew Milne was fastest man and Annabelle Milne the fastest woman, setting a handicap first.

Five runners are within two points at the top of the series table, and at least another dozen are in contention with just one race to go.

The series final is on 17 December - details here.

KXCL 2017/18 Match 2 - Somerhill

Allan LeeAllan Lee was eighth  and first M40 at the second KXCL match at Somerhill School on 28 October. Allan's run helped Sevenoaks' men's team to 13th place on the day, improving them to 15th after 2 matches. In all, eight SAC runners contested the senior men's, U13 boys, senior women's and M70 races, but only fielded a full team in the senior men's.

Ollie Brownridge was 20th in a big field in the u13 boys race, with Ollie Armes close behind in 26th, while Richard Pitcairn-Knowles was eighth and first M80 in the M70 race. Only Jacqui O'Reilly ran for SAC in the senior women's race, finishing 34th in another big field. In the senior men's race, Allan was backed up by Darius Sarshar in 115th, Dan Witt 122nd and Andrew Mead 127th packing closely for an all-veteran Sevenoaks line-up.

The full results are here.

The next race excluding senior women is on Saturday 11th November 2017 at Footscray Meadows Bexley, while the next race including senior women (no senior men) is on Saturday 25th November 2017 at Danson Park Bexleyheath.

KFL Knole - 22 October 2017

SAC team

funnel teamThe Sevenoaks AC women decisively won their team race at the first match of the Kent Fitness League at Knole Park on 22 October. Jacqui O'Reilly led the team in fourth, and she was backed up by Heather Fitzmaurice (2nd W45), new member Vanessa Gilmartin, and Pauline Dalton (3rd W50) scoring for the team. And with James Mason in 3rd, the men's team were second and the combined team second. Andy Nicholl, Andy Ashlee (M40 scorer), Andrew Milne, Edmund Grobel, Lee Lintern and M50 scorers James Baker and Michael McCarthy scored for the men. Great veteran performances were also contributed by Jim Fitzmaurice (2nd M70/1st M75) and Sally Shewell (3rd W55).

Thanks to Duncan for stepping in to direct the event in Rob Carr's absence, and to his team of trusty club stalwarts who helped on the day.

The full results of the 35 SAC runners were:

Ov Pos Lg Pos Runner Age Time Club Rating # Races
3 3 James Mason 34 33:27 Sevenoaks AC 99.38 7
28 28 Andy Nicoll 37 36:26 Sevenoaks AC 91.67 9
35 35 Andy Ashlee 48 36:36 Sevenoaks AC 89.51 21
36 36 Andrew Milne 35 36:41 Sevenoaks AC 89.20 11
49 48 Edmund Grobel 38 37:29 Sevenoaks AC 85.49 3
50 49 Lee Lintern 37 37:32 Sevenoaks AC 85.19 26
53 52 James Baker 52 37:37 Sevenoaks AC 84.26 16
59 58 Daniel Witt 42 37:53 Sevenoaks AC 82.41 40
62 61 Jimmy George 36 37:55 Sevenoaks AC 81.48 Debut
68 66 Russell Crane 35 38:14 Sevenoaks AC 79.94 Debut
69 67 Keith Brown 46 38:18 Sevenoaks AC 79.63 11
79 77 Andrew Mead 48 38:55 Sevenoaks AC 76.54 29
93 4 Jacqui O'Reilly 33 39:20 Sevenoaks AC 98.19 2
104 97 Michael McCarthy 52 39:51 Sevenoaks AC 70.37 21
119 111 Alan Lewis 51 40:45 Sevenoaks AC 66.05 4
121 113 Andy Evans 47 40:54 Sevenoaks AC 65.43 35
129 10 Heather Fitzmaurice 47 41:04 Sevenoaks AC 94.58 65
143 12 Vanessa Gilmartin 42 41:41 Sevenoaks AC 93.37 Debut
165 149 Andrew Rackham 44 42:39 Sevenoaks AC 54.32 16
177 158 Tony Waldron 50 43:16 Sevenoaks AC 51.54 18
183 21 Pauline Dalton 53 43:34 Sevenoaks AC 87.95 38
211 183 Tony Horlock 56 44:32 Sevenoaks AC 43.83 7
247 207 Simon Hallpike 64 46:04 Sevenoaks AC 36.42 43
263 43 Sarah Shewell 58 46:53 Sevenoaks AC 74.70 96
279 229 Graham Dwyer 45 47:37 Sevenoaks AC 29.63 Debut
305 60 Marion Van Lille 32 48:35 Sevenoaks AC 64.46 Debut
312 248 Lyndon Collins 67 48:57 Sevenoaks AC 23.77 61
314 249 Geoff Kitchener 67 49:02 Sevenoaks AC 23.46 65
317 252 Rob Peers 52 49:10 Sevenoaks AC 22.53 22
374 89 Becca Crowe 56 52:00 Sevenoaks AC 46.99 6
380 92 Happy Fisher 41 52:24 Sevenoaks AC 45.18 45
394 291 James Fitzmaurice 75 53:11 Sevenoaks AC 10.49 62
413 298 Lionel Stielow 68 54:40 Sevenoaks AC 8.33 4
416 299 Maurice Marchant 69 55:07 Sevenoaks AC 8.02 31
417 116 Lorna Baker 46 55:08 Sevenoaks AC 30.72 Debut

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The full results are here.