Tonbridge's Nicole Taylor moves step closer to county cross-country triumph after latest win in Nonington
Nicole Taylor of Tonbridge has one hand firmly on the Cliff
Temple Memorial Trophy for the Kent Women’s cross-country league
individual winner following her latest win on a superb new course
at Beech Grove Academy, Nonington.
Taylor reached the finish line with 28 seconds in hand over Tina
Oldershaw (W45, Paddock Wood), who was followed home by W35 Alice
Heather-Hayes (Tunbridge Wells Harriers). These three athletes now
hold the leading overall positions in the league with just one race
remaining this season.
Blackheath and Bromley Harriers took team success ahead of
Medway and Maidstone and Folkestone Running Club. Folkestone also
won the six-to-score team category from Tunbridge Wells Harriers
and Tonbridge AC.
Taylor now needs to finish in the top six in the final
match at Parkwood School, Swanley on February 9 to claim the
The team events remain close with Blackheath and Bromley
Harriers now one match point ahead of M&M, while the
six-to-score league is still tight with Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells
Harriers and Blackheath and Bromley Harriers separated by one match
The new class of men over-70 ran with the women and this race
saw a third consecutive victory for Eric Schofield over his
Tunbridge Wells Harriers team-mates John Dyson and Bryon Taylor.
Schofield is now effectively unbeatable in the league
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