Bumper turn-out for Booths League battle

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Sunday saw a good turnout from Mansfield Harriers for the fourth race of the 2013-14 Booths League XC calendar, on a typical winter’s day with a crisp frost, clear skies and bright sunshine.

Paul Butcher came home in fourth place overall and first in age category, covering the six-mile course in 38 minutes 34 seconds.

Lewis Ashmore was first in the junior male category and 34th overall, while Alice Venkatesan came first in junior ladies, was fourth lady to finish, and came 68th overall,.

Another winner was Maddy Collinge in her age category.

With one race to go the ladies’ team are currently sat in fourth place and, with a good team turn out for the next race, there may be a chance of the finishing in third.