Luke and Lynda on the mark for Tring in the Chiltern League

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There were a number of impressive performances from Tring RC runners at the Chiltern League XC meet at Wigmore Park in Luton.

In the F55 category, Lynda Hembury was first and Alison Harding was second, while Luke Delderfield was first home for Tring and came in a tremendous 10th place overall out of a field of 582 runners.

Ladies: 28:10, Lynda Hembury - F55; 28:26, Liz O’Keeffe - F35; 29:03, Mary Ward - F45; 29:15, Alison Harding - F55; 31:56, Celine Wilcock - F35; 32:13, Rachael Scahill - F45; 33:15, Hilary Needleman - F55; 34:37, Maria Cook - F45; 34:53, Julie Gettings - F35; 35:00, Maria Evans - F35; 35:13, Jo Baxter - F45; 35:30, Sandra Mogan - F45; 37:00, Kirsty Barnett - F35; 38:20, Danielle Cox - FS; 38:27, Judy Hopcroft - F45; 40:44, Carol MacDonald - F35.

Men: 37:30, Luke Delderfield - MS; 39:47, Ross Langley - MS; 42:24, Nigel Bunn - M50; 44:51, Paul Allen - M50; 44:57, Steve Long - M50; 45:05, Greg O’Calaghan - M40; 45:42, Keith Preedy - M50; 46:00, Chris Egan - M50; 46:09, Simon Barnett - MS; 47:33, Ian Gower - M40; 47:42, Rick Ansell - M50; 48:47, Jon Salmon - M50; 51:09, John Manning - M60; 52:08, Andy Collings - M40; 52:28, John O’Keeffe - MS; 54:02, Trevor Lark - M50; 57:16, Brian Layton - M60.

Elsewhere, there was a good turnout and some great results for Tring at the Box Hill 12k fell race, which included 520m of ascent.

Ross Langley led Tring home in a great eighth overall place, just missing the sub 1-hour mark, while there was a fantastic first F50 place for Lynda Hembury, with Hilary Needleman taking third.