In a classy field, Dixon began the quest well, when he came home in 23rd place on the first leg, which Glover further improved on by getting up to eighth spot on a fast and furious second leg in which he was fourth fastest.
Despite taking a tumble on the final leg, Leonard got the squad into the medals by outpacing fourth placed Shaftesbury Barnet, and fifth placed Charnwood, as he posted the final legs second fastest time.
Gold medal winners were Aldershot who won with seventeen seconds to spare over Cambridge and Coleridge, who were only four seconds ahead of Morpeth.
The Morpeth Under 17 Men’s B team also performed well, finishing 31st, courtesy of Daniel Melling (9m47s), Ross Charlton (10m02s), and Alex Cunningham (10m25s).
who finished in 21st place, courtesy of Holly Peck (7m23s), Lily Heaton (8m26s), and Rhiannon Hedley (8m09s).
and just over three minutes adrift of winners Tonbridge AC,
courtesy of George Lowry (16m37s), Ian Harding (16m51s),
Jordan Scott (16m53s), and Andrew Lawrence (17m33s).
and all gained great experience from their outing in what was a high calibre competition,
and certainly emerged with a great deal of credit for their respective efforts.
Finishing 50th out of 106 complete teams were the Under 15 Boys, who were represented by
Thomas Cunningham (7m08s), who also took a fall during the event,
Dylan Davies (7m25s), and Ben Walker (7m28s).
Running for an incomplete B team, Andrew Hudspith came home in 90th place, posting a time of 7m28s.
did well, finishing 58th and 88th respectively out of a total of 97 complete teams.
Competing for the A team were Ryan Davies (7m46s), Bertie Marr (8m00s),
Joseph Hudspith (8m17s), who gained a total of ten places during the three stages.
The B team were well represented by Harry Jackson (8m40s), Dylan Walker (8m36s), and James Tilley (8m50s).
courtesy of Mia Belton (8m42s), Laura Melling (9m27s), and Sophia Cunningham (9m39s).
conditions were mainly good throughout the event, with very little wind to speak of,
some fast times were produced by front runners,
a very satisfactory day at the office indeed for Morpeth Harriers.