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Dalis shines in the rain with sparkling relay time

WESTBURY Harriers under 15 girls’ squad produced the best performance on a wet autumnal day at the English National Young Athletes’ Road Relays in Birmingham.

The trio of  Dalis Jones (pictured left), Amelia Honor and Kate Howard finished 13th out of 59 teams with Jones clocking their best time of 13mins 55secs to finish fourth on the opening stage. Jones’ time was also the fifth fastest overall on the day from a total of 206 runners so very well done to her.

Honor dropped 11 places on stage two before Howard regained two on the final stage for a very creditable result.

In the under 17 women’s event the Westbury trio of Ellie Hobbs, Rhiannon Paton and Rosie Hamilton-James came in 14th place out of 41 teams in a time of 44mins 58secs – 11 seconds behind the Stroud AC squad of Annie Testar, Grave Tavner and Lydia Attwell.

Westbury also fielded and U15 boys’ team of Ceredig Jones, Benedict Bradwell and Finn Goodhew and they finished 65th.

There was also an incomplete U17 Boys team with Abdi Hassan, whose time of 12mins 5secs was the 14th fastest overall, and Johan Hobbs.