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Athletics: Dagenham 88s among National field

PUBLISHED: 14:00 27 February 2018

Dagenham 88s at the National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill

Dagenham 88s at the National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill

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Dagenham 88 Runners were among the 9,000-strong National Cross-Country Championships field at Parliament Hill.

Dagenham 88s at the National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament HillDagenham 88s at the National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill

Rahana Islam led the women over five miles in 47 minutes 46 seconds, as Emma O’Shea (55.03), Rosina Salmon (55.19) and Jenny O’Hanlon (58.19) beat the hour mark.

Lorraine Moor (60.20), Denise Woolston (62.00), Sara Prior (62.18), Jenny Akroyd (63.43), Sonya Veerasamy, Beverley Eagles (both 64.22), Sharon Robinson and Jane Swanson-Sprent (both 66.26) also competed.

Gary Coombes led the men home in 52.34, with Peter Salmon (66.22), Michael Pegnall (77.41), Owen Daize (81.34) and Ian Cummins (92.30) also in action.

Paul Grange led the way at the last South Essex League meeting of the season, as he came home in 16th place.

Dagenham 88s at the South Essex Cross-Country League at Weald ParkDagenham 88s at the South Essex Cross-Country League at Weald Park

Paul Prior was 76th, as Michael Pegnall, Ian Cummins, Emma O’Shea, Lorraine Moor, Caroline Cummins, Beverley Eagles and Denise Woolston all ran.


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