Top trio (L to R): Marilyn Palmer, Pat Gallagher and Shirley Hume
The Westbury trio of Marilyn Palmer, Pat Gallagher and Shirley Hume out-classed their rivals to finish four minutes clear of Worcester AC with Roundhay Runners third.
Silver ladies (L to R): Sarah Everitt, Clare Jolliffe and Tracy Allan
It wasn’t the only local success of the day as the Bristol & West AC trio of Sarah Everitt, Clare Jolliffe and Tracy Allan won the team silver medals in the over 45s age group.
Everitt gave the team a great start by finishing second on stage one and at the same time clocking the second fastest time overall. Jolliffe then took the club into the lead with the fourth fastest time of the day and while Allan couldn’t hold onto that but she secured a deserved silver medal.
Women’s– over 65s: 1 Westbury Harriers 46:29 (Marilyn Palmer (3) 16:04, Pat Gallagher (1) 15:53, Shirley Hume (1) 14:32); 2 Worcester AC 50:28; 3 Roundhay Runners 52:29.
Over 45s: 1 Dulwich Runners 36:12; 2 Bristol & West 36:28 (Sarah Everitt (2) 11:41, Clare Jolliffe (1) 11:53, Tracy Allan (2) 12:54); 3 Derby AC 37:24.