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UKA European Cross Trials

- 29th Nov 2011

Stockport Harriers were well represented at the UKA European Men’s and Women’s trial on Saturday at Liverpool’s Sefton Park.

Elle Baker will make a welcome return to the Great Britain team after a 5 year absence securing her place at this year’s European Cross Country Championships in Slovenia with a strong run to finish 7th in the trial. Jess Coulson and Carmen Byrne were 31st and 69th.

In the men’s championship Steve Vernon led the senior men’s team to victory winning the battle of the home countries clubs Swansea and Central Scotland.

The Harriers squad will represent UK clubs at this year’s European Cross Country Cup.

Steve finished 7th overall with brothers Pat Martin 31st, Jack Martin 47th, Alex O'Gorman 78th, Andy Nixon 94th and James Scott-Buccleuch 103rd will race in the Euro final on February 4th. Dean Matkin was 159th.

Jack Morris finished in 47th place in the under-20 men’s race.