JUNIOR members of the Bourton Roadrunners were in cross-country league action at the weekend in muddy conditions.

A wealth of young runners took to Cotswold Farm Park for race three of the Gloucestershire Amateur Athletic Association cross-country league series and here is how they got on.

Under 17 boys

Freddy Samson once again had a good run as he returns to full fitness after a long-term injury, he finished a very respectable 13th.

Under 15 boys

Good performances once again from Oliver Robertson in 28th and Noah Alyn-Jones in 38th

Under 13 boys

Edward Hare was in the leading group for the whole race but in the finishing straight there was a big sprint finish and he finished 6th. William Harvey also ran well as one of the youngest in the race to finish 23rd

Under 11 boys

William Bell ran very well in this big competitive field to finish 18th

Under 13 girls

Hannah Roddick is improving race by race and her confidence and strength grow. She finished 20th.

Elsewhere, there was a big turnout for the senior members at the recent Chipping Norton Park Run event at the start of January.

The club was led home by a stunning performance by one of the junior members, Edward Hare, who finished sixth overall in a brilliant time of 19 minutes and 58 seconds for the 5 km course.

Hare was also first in the Junior Men 11-14 category. He was followed by in-form Alex Pye (9th) – 20:24 and Tim Carter (11th) – 21:27, who were first and second respectively in the veteran men 35 category.

Bourton’s other runners were: Dougal Hamilton-Smith 21:56, Tim Hemming 22:07, Rebecca Townsend 23:29 PB, Derek Darby 23:37, Ian Tolfts 24:29, Steve Howell 24:49 PB, Clemmie Bright 24:56, Claire Cox 25:03, Lee Hutton 25:10, Chris Dry 26:08 PB, Graham Lane 26:15 PB, Barry O’Leary 26:21, Tom Hill 26:21, John Gibson 26:50, Steph Holton 27:49, Gilly Howell 27:57, Lorna Shawcross 28:24.

Viv D’Alton 28:53, Liz Hulcup 29:07, Louise Hamilton-Smith 29:08 PB, Dave Turnbull 31:05, Louise Townsend 31:33 PB, Tom Knight 32:02, Janice Townsend 32:23, Gillian James 33:41, Alison Tighe 34:22, Sharon Rees 35:04, Jo Cooper 35:49 PB, Lynn Hudson 35:50, Jenny Evanson 36:05, Nicky Patterson 38:03, Allie Qiunn 38:03, Julie Smith 39:12, Cleo Carruthers 39:18 PB, Matt Price 39:45, Sam Mellor 39:48, Dawn Coley 39:50 and Kate Price 39:53.