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Dorking Ten 2014 Race Report

Dorking Ten 2014 Race Report

The 29th Dorking 10 Mile Road Race was held on Sunday 1st June and was once again blessed with warm, sunny weather. By 7.00 am, the Big Field and DRFC was bustling with activity as race preparation got underway. This includes setting out the PA system, putting up signs, setting up tables and the numbers and timing chips to be collected by the runners, organising the car park, putting the water urn on in the kitchen, unloading the catering supplies, building the start up on the green and also the finish funnel on the Big Field. Meanwhile, the course marshals were busy setting out signs and others were filling up cups at the three water stations around the route. Marshals were briefed, runners issued with numbers and by 08:45, everyone was heading up to Brockham Green for the start at 09:00 when around 580 runners set off up the road towards Strood Green. Entry numbers were up this year compared to the previous 5 years and the age range went from 17 to over 70 both for the male and female competitors.

This year’s race was as exciting as ever with the race reporter sending back the news that a pack of three male runners had taken the lead right up to mile 8 when the eventual winner, Andrew Maud of Clapham Chasers RC managed to pull away from his two rivals and complete the course in a time of 53:09 minutes, the second fastest Men’s time for this challenging course. Alex Milne of Enfield and Haringey AC came 2nd in 53:40 and Joseph Morwood of Aldershot Farnham and District AC 3rd in 54:17. Other notable performances in the men’s race came from Stuart Major (South London Harriers), former 6 times winner, who was 8th overall and won the 40 age group category in 57:10, Gordon Hennessy and Mark Constantinou  both from Collingwood AC who were 1st and 2nd in the M50 age group in 1:02:26 and 1:02:32, Ian Kitching 1st in the M60 in 1:02:44 and Chris Ford V70 in 1:21:22.

In the women’s race, Lisa Harris of Croydon Harriers triumphed in a time of 1:02:36, two minutes clear of 2nd place Lauren Stewart of Ranelagh Harriers 1:04:36 with Rachel Glidely of Striders of Croydon coming 3rd in 1:06:49. Laura Hales of Woking AC won the W40 age group and was 10th lady overall in 1:10:12. In the W50 and W60 age groups, two ladies who have won prizes in several previous Dorking Ten races were Dee Smale of The Stragglers RC (1:12:18) and Jane Davies of Epsom and Ewell Harriers (1:16:47). This year, there were two V70 ladies competing and Jackie Stallwood of Datchet Dashers beat Jeanette Giles of Istead & Ifield Harriers by 1:47:04 to 1:55:47. The slow but steady increase in the older ladies age groups indicates the growing number of women who are taking up running and continuing to participate in later years.

One of the main features of the Dorking Ten is the Teams competition. Many of the local clubs enter enough runners to field several teams of 4, with solid support as usual from Reigate Priory AC who had 36 runners competing this year. Other highly represented clubs were South London Harriers, Stragglers RC, Clapham Chasers, Ranelagh, Wimbledon Windmilers and Collingwood AC who all had over 20 runners entered. This resulted in over 40 Men’s teams with South London Harriers in 1st place, Clapham Chasers 2nd and Tadworth AC 3rd (pipping Reigate Priory in 4th place by 2 points). There were over 15 teams in the women’s event which was won by Guildford & Godalming AC, South London Harriers in 2nd place and Clapham Chasers 3rd.

Dorking and Mole Valley AC have their own club competition for which the trophy is named in honour of Stuart Furness who was a founding member of the race. This is awarded to the best age-graded performance by a man or woman and this year has been won by David Moore (M40) with a grading of 79:09 for a time of 1:01:38. The first DMVAC man home was Stuart Prentice in 48th place with a time of 1:03:11 and the first lady was Vivien Victor in 1:28:07.

Many thanks to all the runners, volunteers and helpers, contributors of home-made cakes, our sponsors RunToLive, Sussex Sports Photography and the Red Cross who all make this such a popular local running event.

Results
1st Man to finish: Andrew Maud, Clapham Chasers RC, 0:53:09
2nd Man to finish: Alex Milne, Enfield and Haringey AC, 0:53:40
3rd Man to finish: Joseph Morwood, Aldershot Farnham and District AC, 0:54:17

1st Lady to finish: Lisa Harris, Croydon Harriers,1:02:36
2nd Lady to finish: Lauren Stewart, Ranelagh Harriers, 1:04:36
3rd Lady to finish: Rachel Glidely, Striders of Croydon, 1:06:49

1st Man 16-29: Ryan Evans, South London Harriers, 0:55:35
2nd Man 16-29: Nathan Smeaton, Clapham Chasers RC, 0:58:08
3rd Man 16-29: Peter Mills, Tadworth AC, 0:58:51

1st Lady 16-29: Rachel Newstead, South London Harriers, 1:07:59
2nd Lady 16-29: Natalie Gentry, South London Harriers, 1:10:05
3rd Lady 16-29: Frances Crozier, Clapham Chasers RC, 1:10:29

1st Man 30-39: John Kettle, Herne Hill Harriers, 0:55:53
2nd Man 30-39: Phil Killingley, Ranelagh Harriers, 0:56:24
3rd Man 30-39: Wayne Bell, South London Harriers, 0:56:49

1st Lady 30-39: Megan de Silva, Ranelagh Harriers, 1:07:11
2nd Lady 30-39: Caroline Pleasance, Guildford & Godalming AC, 1:08:14
3rd Lady 30-39: Jaydee Peters, Woking AC, 1:08:41

1st Man V40: Stuart Major, South London Harriers, 0:57:10
2nd Man V40: Paul Cheetham, The Stragglers RC, 0:58:19
3rd Man V40: David Freeman, Tadworth AC, 0:59:10

1st Lady V40: Laura Hales, Woking AC, 1:10:12
2nd Lady V40: Jay Hadfield, Elmbridge Road Runners, 1;12:29
3rd Lady V40: Pippa Major, South London Harriers, 1:12:37

1st Man V50: Gordon Hennessy, Collingwood AC, 1:02:26
2nd Man V50: Mark Constantinou, Collingwood AC, 1:02:32
3rd Man V50: Philip Cross, Woking AC, 1:03:52

1st Lady V50: Dee Smale, The Stragglers RC, 1:12:18
2nd Lady V50: Annette Helliwell, Collingwood AC, 1:15:16
3rd Lady V50: Merilyn Davis, Elmbridge Road Runners, 1:15:16

1st Man V60: Ian Kitching, South London Harriers, 1:02:44
2nd Man V60: Peter Rand, Tadworth AC, 1:06:38
3rd Man V60: Mike Guess, Sandhurst Joggers, 1:11:30

1st Lady V60: Jane Davies, Epsom & Ewell Harriers, 1:16:47
2nd Lady V60: Katehrine Ind, Elmbridge Road runners, 1:27:15
3rd Lady V60: Mary Matthews, Tadworth AC, 1:27:30

1st Man V70: Chris Ford, Road Runners Club, 1;21:22

1st Lady V70: Jackie Stallwood, Datchet Dashers, 1:47:04

DMVAC Implements Code of Conduct

DMVAC Implements Code of Conduct

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DMVAC operates within a set of codes of conduct that as part of your membership in joining the club you will be asked to sign up to.The codes of conduct are set out in the DMVAC Welcome Pack. This pack is given to all new athletes, coaches, volunteers and officials within the club. It is imperative that you read and abide by all appropriate codes of conduct. If you feel that someone within the club is not following these codes of conduct in any way it is important that you contact the Club Chairman/Head Coach/Welfare Officer as soon as possible.  See contact details.

Surrey XC Championships – Denbies Vineyard 4th January

Surrey XC Championships – Denbies Vineyard 4th January

DMVAC hosted the 2014 Surrey XC Championships in wind and rain at a very muddy Denbies Vineyard.  Anyone attempting to run without spikes of at least 12mm length faced an impossible task in staying on their feet. The only medals won by DMV this year were slightly unexpected team Bronze for the Under 15 girls, who finished ahead of local rivals Guildford who had beaten them in both Surrey League matches this season. Bea Allen led the team in 10th position timed at 17:35 for the 4.2 kms, with Hannah Morris 15th (17:55), Lowri Morris 23rd (18:44) and Kay Bainbridge 33rd (19:23).  DMV had 13 runners in a field of 70 with Megan Winslade recording a time of 19:50 (36th), Ellie Parnham was 44th (20:32), Georgina Langfield 46th (20:48) and Rebecca Irvine 49th (21:01).  Lucy Brett finished in 21:34, Sophie Hosking 22:03, Alice Blair 22:46, Rebecca Westward 23:11 and Georgina Blunt 29:54.

The Under 13 girls team found the going tough in 8th place, as their 12 runners all finished in the second half of the field of 75. One of the youngest girls Emika Salvi was 46th for the 2.8 kms in 14:34 with Olivia Partridge given the same time, Evie Parnham in 53rd (14:52) and Ailsa Graham 55th (14:58).  Also running for DMV were Holly Schlaeppi (15:00), Tess Johnson (15:01), Anastasia Spencer (15:52), Leah Schlaeppi (16:33), Heidi De La Hoyde (16:46), Isabelle Byrne (17:28), Charlotte Peel (17:30) and Marta Sowinksa (17:30).

Ewan Bate was a good 9th out of 93 runners in the Under 13 boys race in a time of 11 mins 27, Cameron Smith recorded 12:01 (30th), George Robert-Shaw 17:23 (42nd) and Tom Boret 65th in 13:34, with Joseph Downs 78th (14:10) and Andrew Frazer 80th (14:13) and the team were 7th.  There were 71 finishers as the Under 15 boys raced over 4.2 kms, with Joe Edwards 31st in 17:19, Tom Lowry 34th (17:24), James Kelly 36th (17:33), Sam Cliff 50th (18:36) and Oliver Appleby 53rd (18:47).

The Under 17 and Under 20 men had a combined race over 6.1 kms. In the younger age group Alistair Masson ran well to place 11th in 23:20, with Ben Brunswick 19th in 24:10 and Oliver Baker 35th (26:32).  Only Dan Fox ran in the Under 20’s placing 16th in 24:55.

The Senior ladies had 10 runners in a field of 149 with the team 10th, their first 3 finishers are all W40’s led by Rebecca Black who was in 21st position in a time of 36 mins 41 for the 8 kms, followed by Sharon Walker (40th in 38:24) and Louise Ionascu (46th in 39:11).  Fiona Blagg was next DMV runner in 72nd position (41:13) just ahead of Caroline Court (74th in 41:34) with W45 Rachel Brunswick 80th (42:23) and newcomer Jennifer Cornish 84th (43:19). Also running for the club were W45 Louise Schlaeppi (46.41), Sue Phillips (49:56) and W50 Zahra Sharples (59:29).

No less than 26 DMV men were down to run in the Senior men’s race , although 11 of these failed to arrive for various reasons but 16 did compete the tough 12 kms 3 lap course.  Running strongly Michael Rolfe (M40) finished the race in 48 min’s in 44th position of the 247 runners.  He was followed by M45 Fraser Dawson in 48:31 and 2nd year Oxford student Hugh Baker in 49:36 (62nd).  Short of time for training Nick Hodges was in 77th position (50:49), followed by another youngster in Michael Alwin 96th in 52:21 with coach Rob Russell completing the scoring 6 in 53:31 (115th). Daniel Jeffries placed 162nd in 57:04, with Simon Alderdice (M45) recording 57:57 (172nd), Ben Ashwood (M45) 59:43 (183rd), Rob (M45) McCaffrey 60:22 (190th).  With plenty of ability but little recent running Evan Erskine-Thomas found it hard going and was down in 194th (60:48). M50 Ian Giles placed 223 (66:09), with Patrick Martin (M55) 231th (68:12). Completing the DMV contingent were M60 Kevin Irvine (69:59) M45 Hideo Takano (72:29) and M60 David Phillips (72:39).

Maintaining a reputation for helping to produce good athletes for other clubs, former DMV members here include a fine 3rd place in the Senior race for Henry Pearce a 20 year old from Leatherhead who competes for Tonbridge, 3rd in the Under 20’s for Jack Wyllie now at AFD and 9th Senior for Tim Elsey representing Herne Hill.  Last year’s Surrey Ladies Champion Georgie Bruinvels was absent this year at an International race in Antrim, Northern Ireland where she placed an impressive 13th in a strong field.

Report writen by Dave Stead.

XC Results 2013-2014

XC Results 2013-2014


January

SURREY LEAGUE Mens’ Match 3 Div 2, Priory Park 11/01/2014

With a total of 13 lads out of the 30 runners, the DMVAC vests were everywhere and this contributed to us winning both the U15/U17s (Youths and Boys) divisional match and the U13s (Colts) match.

Results for Seniors and Juniors (PDF)
Senior Men
U13,U15 and U17 Boys Individual
Youth Boys (U15 & U17)
Youth Boys Team
Colts (U13) Individual
Colts (U13) Team

November

SURREY LEAGUE Mens’ Match 2 Div 2, Wimbledon 09/11/2013

DMVAC just about managed to field a team despite injury and absence of may runners.

Download results (PDF).

October

SURREY LEAGUE Mens’ Match 1 Div 2, Richmond Park 20/10/13

Some great runs from the U13s and U15s/U17s putting DMVAC in first position for both age categories. The Senior/Vet men are currently in fifith place.

Download results (PDF)

News 2013

December

Luke Caldwell for Talk & Training at Club on Thursday 19th December

DMVAC member Luke Caldwell has been selected to represent Great Britain Under 23 at The European Cross Country Championships in Belgrade on December 8th. He will be coming down to the club on Thursday 19th December at 6.30pm and give us a short talk about his experience as an international athlete before joining Rob Russell’s training session!

Chairman John Jelly Wins DMVAC Club Person of the Year

Many congratulations to John Jelly on being overwhelmingly voted as DMVAC’s Club Person of the Year for 2013 at the Christmas Handicap Supper last night. The award is for the member who has done most for the club both on and off the track over the course of the year, and since he was elected Chairman just over a year ago, John has worked tirelessly for the club. He has put enormous effort into trying to provide for the future of the club, both within the club committee as well as the 3-Clubs committee and other organisations outside the club. He also leads a training group each week and attends numerous races and competitions in support of the club – sometimes to compete and sometimes just to cheer others on – and all with a big smile on his face. A worthy winner!

 

October

Under 13 girls clinch bronze, while under 13 boys and under 15 girls finish in fifth in Stoke Park Relays

By Ewan Bate

The best three-member relay teams in Surrey met at Stoke Park, Guildford to compete over 3 x 2.5 kilometres of grass, mud and pain for the crown of the best cross country relay team in Surrey.

The day started with the under 13 boys, with the “A” team consisting of Fred Geen, Cameron Smith and Ewan Bate. The race with Fred getting the team to a good start, handing over to Cameron in sixth place in 8m 15s. This was followed by Cameron keeping his position as sixth-in a time of 8m 41s, while a gap breached at front by the best the runners of Surrey. Smith handed over the running to Ewan as the last leg runner. Shuffling in positions led to Dorking climbing into fifth place – a final lap time of 8m 21s, overtaken by fastest lap runner, Marcus Shantry, however overtaking the ‘A’ teams of Herne Hill Harriers and South London Harriers.

This race was followed by the extremely successful under 13s girls “A” team. Elsa Palmer got the team off to a great start, passing over to Olivia Partridge in first place, with a time-8m 11s- which was the fastest individual lap of the whole race. Olivia held strong, handing over to Lois Edwards in third, competing with strong Herne Hill Harriers and Guildford and Godalming teams. Lois sustained the position to take home the bronze for the team, despite the threat of Guildford and Godalming ‘B’ team in fourth place.

In the under 15s category, the boys “A” team of Joe Edwards, George Grassly and Tom Lowry finished in 11th, despite missing key team-mate Sam Cliff, the fastest lap coming from Tom Lowry, in 7m 57s.

In the girls’ under 15s race, the “A” team finished in fifth. The highlight of the race came from the first leg runner, Bea Allen who handed over in second place and got the third fastest individual time of the race, while a year below the top of the age category.

Results summary: U13 boys teams placed 5th, 17th and 20th; ;U13 girls teams placed 3rd, 18th and 29th; U15 boys teams placed 11th and 19th; U15 girls teams placed 5th, 13th and 19th;

August

Dorking AC young athletes run for their club at Crawley K2 on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August

Dorking AC young athletes run for their club at Crawley K2 on Bank Holiday Monday

Dorking AC young athletes run for their club at Crawley K2 on Bank Holiday Monday

Under 17s
New member Alex Baptist-Wilson U17 male wearing number 90 came 1st in both his heats for 100m and 200m. 3rd over all  winning a bronze medal in his 100m sprinting home in just 11.67 seconds and 5th over all for his 200m in a time of 23.77 seconds.
Charlie Clarke completed his 100m in 12.35 seconds and throwing his javelin  34m coming home in 2nd place with his first silver medal.
Charlie Wylie ran his 800m in style in a time of 2.07.8
Gold medalist Ben Brunswick can home in 1st place winning the 1500m in a PB time of 4.16.97.

Under 15s
Matt Ford  sprinting home with times of 25.6 seconds for his 200m and  12.89 seconds for the 100m. Then finishing off in true style coming home 2nd place a silver medal for throwing his shot put  9.48 metres
Lucy Watson 100m in 13.58 coming 5th over all.
Lucy Brett achieved 4.24m in the long jump,  ran the 800m  and she Jumped 1.40m in the high jump.
Emily Hornhung achieved 4.65m in her long jump, running in the 100m and 200m races.

Under 13s
Jake Hourhane ran his 100m in 14.75 seconds  and 4.03m jumped in the long jump.
Charlie Fitzpatrick  was out on his first athletics meeting doing very well with  running his 100m sprint going over the line in 13.48 seconds, then putting his shot getting a 7.28m throw.
Isabelle Hornung ran in the under 13s  20om race, then did her 100m completing it in 15.1 seconds.
There were more Dorking athletes competing, all achieving personal goals, supporting each other   during the days events.

Reporter: Fran Davey, Junior Athletics Coach DMVAC

Ian Taylor Completes UK Ironman

Ian Taylor competed in and finished the IRONMAN UK in Bolton on Sunday 4th. His times were: 2.4mile swim 1.17:21, 112 mile bike ride 6.39:10, 26.2mile run 5.00:31. Finishing with a time of 13 hrs 10 mins 59 secs. Ian placed 95th out of 182 competitors in the Men 45 years age group.

July

Promised Land Beckons for Dorking & Reigate

DMVAC-RPAC Gain Promotion to Division 1 of the Ebbisham League

By Ewan Bate

As Chris Froome won the Yellow Jersey in Paris and England were claiming the second Ashes test with ease, the combined team of Dorking and Mole Valley AC and Reigate Priory AC won Division 2 of the Ebbisham League to progress into the top league next year. After finishing third the year previously, missing promotion by one place, the team were determined to break the mould.
After two meetings, Dorking and Reigate were in second spot, behind South London Harriers, an extremely strong team. To build up the pressure, Dorking and Reigate were only half a point behind South London, meaning whoever won between the two teams would go up, however the hosts of the final Ebbisham League meeting, Walton were expected to produce a team with quality and quantity. Team Manager Lawrence Bate desperately sent out emails to ask for athletes to come and run for promotion. The athletes responded and came in vast numbers only missing five scoring athletes.
The day started with a bang, highlights including Dorking and Reigate taking 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Under 13 75 meter hurdles, with Chris Chalder in first, Jake Hourihane in second and Callum Holder in third. A maximum of 10 points for Dorking and Reigate. In the field events, Andrew Pardoe took first place in the high jump with a height of 1m 30cm.  Another athlete contributed greatly to the points was Claude Remner, who finished third in the A string of the Javelin, having to throw in the same competition as the UK number 1, Sam Mace (Walton AC)  and help claim some valuable points in the B string of the Discus with Louis Amoroso in the A string. Henry Allan competed in the Under 15s Triple Jump recording 2nd place, a fantastic achievement for the first time doing the field event and Oliver Appleby came 3rd place in the Shot Put against some strong throwers.
Coming up to halfway the commentator read the scores and Dorking and Reigate were six points behind South London and only three ahead of Walton. This was preceded by 800m success with Ewan Bate coming first in the A string and Cameron Smith, competing against people a whole year older than him came 2nd in the B string. 1500m specialist Sam Cliff recorded a very good 800m time of 2:20.9- 0.6 off his personal best in the Under 15s. 200m triumph was yet to follow in the under 15s with Tom McGachie finishing 2nd in the A string and Matt Ford hanging in for first in a tight race. The last races of the meeting were run with Ewan Bate winning his 300m in 46.4seconds and Tom Boret second in 51.1 seconds. Oliver Dean delivered some crucial points in the 400m coming in second. Both Under 13s and 15s relay showed great determination to grab some extra points.
When the results came through and Dorking and Reigate were promoted, Team Manager Lawrence Bate was euphoric and praised all runners, who showed great courage and determination in their events.

June

Dorking Ten Road Race 2nd June 2013

Another great race with an exciting finish from the two leading men – Will Green of Serpentine RC being trailed by Kieran White of Hercules Wimbledon AC all the way round only to be overtaken on the run in to the Finish! Emily Wicks (Aldershot and Farnham AC) was the clear winner by 5 minutes of the Ladies event.

Reigate Priory did very well this year – we always have a wonderful turnout from our fellow North Downs Club with Alister Moses coming 3rd overall, the Mens team coming 2nd and the Ladies 3rd.

DORKING, JUNE 2 2013, DMVAC DORKING 10 2013, Road Race

Graeme Mackay (pictured above) came 1st overall of the Dorking runners in a time of 1:07:25, with Neil Dysan 2nd in 1:08:58 and Ian Giles close behind in 1:08:58. Sharon Walker was first lady in 1:11:40, with Anne Davidson 2nd in 1:18:10 and Agnes Molendowska 3rd in 1:21:46.

Graeme is this year’s winner of the DMVAC Stuart Furness trophy, with Sharon a close 2nd.

 

May

British Athletics Road Championships

For the first time, the DMVAC Junior squad had two runners selected to run in the British Athletics Road Championships:

Overall Elsa Palmer was 21st in 18.37 and Bea Allan was 26th in 18.50 – out of 297 runners which places them in the top 10%.

The race is divided into a Borough of London championships and a regional race. In the Borough race Elsa was 6th running for Sutton team who finished 7th of 10 Boroughs.

In the regional race Bea who was running for the South East was 26th and the South East team were 3rd of 11 regions.

A VERY BIG Well done to Elsa and Bea.

February

Dorking & Mole Valley AC is hosting the next Surrey League matches, both men and women, at Denbies Vineyard on Saturday 9th February. There will be five races in all as follows:-

12:00 – Ladies (Seniors & Vets)
1:00 – Girls (U17 & U15)
1:30 – Girls (U13)
2:30 – Boys (All)
3:00 – Men (Seniors & Vets)

In order to organise the event the club will need a number of volunteers to help in the following areas:-

FINISH AREA – Graham Taylor is organising the finish area and will need 2 people to help him during the Ladies’ and Girl’s races, and 6 people to help him during the Men’s and Boy’s races (12noon – 4pm).

COURSE MARSHALS – I am organising the marshals and will need 11 or 12 people to help with each race.(11:30 – 4pm).

CAR PARKING – We will need 3 people to organise the parking at Friends Life from about 9:30am onwards (till about 2pm).

VINEYARD BUILDING – We will need a couple of people to persuade runners to remove muddy shoes before going into the building (12noon – 4pm).

If we have enough volunteers we will be able to organise all of these jobs on a rotational basis so that people aren’t stuck in the same place all day. Perhaps some of the men runners could marshal for the women’s race while the women marshal for the men. Anyway apart from the car parking which should finish around 2:00pm, most jobs will not finish much before 4:00pm.

Please could you let John Barron know if you are able to help with any of these jobs, and if you have any particular preference for what job you would like to do and what time you are available, or whether you willing to do anything and are available all day!

January

Holly Run, Reigate Priory Park

As usual, there were a lot of runners from Dorking and Mole Valley AC, especially in the younger age groups for the popular Holly runs at Priory Park, Reigate which were held on Sunday 16th December. There were nine DMV girls in the under 11-age group, many of whom will not have raced before.

Maddy Phillips was 1st home in 8th position with a time of 7 minutes 23 seconds for the approximately 1 mile course. Other runners were Katie Newham (20th – 7.59), Ella Morris (25th – 8.04), Eleanor Pepe (29th – 8.08), Natasha Clancy (37th – 8.32), Freya Sampson (46th – 8.53), Harriet Breadon (55th – 9.00) and Georgina Harper (102nd – 17.03) with others running for their schools.

The U/11 boys were 2nd team with 24 points with Joseph Palmer 7th in 6.47, Cameron Barrett 8th (6.53) and George Robert-Shaw 9th (6.54). Also running under DMV colours were Oscar Robert-Shaw (29th – 7.33) Joseph Downs (30th – 7.34), Andrew Frazer (36th – 7.43), Dan Phillips (46th – 8.06) and Tom Hornung (70th – 8.37).

The U/13 girls were 2nd home by Elsa Palmer who was 8th in 12.57 for the 2 miles, followed by Daisy Riley in 14.05 (18th) and Holly Morris 14.16 (21st) with the team 2nd on 47 points. Also enjoying their pre-Christmas run were Esme Crowfoot (23rd – 14.40), Heidi De La Hoyde (26th – 14.57), Maddie Player (24th – 15.31), Eleanor Brammer (30th – 15.37), Isobel Hornung (33rd – 16.15) and Heather Harper (34th – 16.30).

The U/13 boys had four DMV runners with Sam Cliff who runs regularly in the Surrey team, proving too strong for the others as he won in 11 minutes 10 seconds. Fred Geen was 11th in 12.00, with Tom Wright-Anderson 14th (13.56) and Jacob Rodell 25th (16.09) and the team 2nd only Tom Lowry ran in the U/15, placing 8th in 19.00 over 3 miles.

The U/15 girls always turn out in force by Surrey runner Hannah Morris who placed 5th in 12 minutes 15 seconds for 2 miles. Emily Hornung and a good run to edge out Megan Winslade in 13.09, to 13.17 in 16th and 17th positions. Lucy Hobbs who prefers track, was 21st in 13.54 with Becky Loomes finishing well in 23rd (14.02). Ellie Parnham was 24th (14.11) with Alice Blair not far behind in 27th (14.25).

The ladies competed over the same distance with Zoe Shannon, still some way off her best, 1st senior but 8th overall, behind some speedy U/17’s from Tonbridge. Louise Ionascu was 19th (4th veteran) in 20.34 with Jenny Dexter coming back from injury to place 27th (6th vet) in 22.28 and Helen Johnson 7th vet in 23.21 and the team 2nd.

None of the clubs fastest men turned out but coach Rob Russell had a useful outing in 15th position timed at 39.52 for the 6 mile course. Ian Taylor (M 45) was 28th in 44.16 with Chris Phillips timed at 46.14 (41st), John Baker (M 50) recorded 49.11 (53rd) with (M 60) Kevin Irvine 56th in 52.12.

More January (Snow) News

The South of England Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields next Saturday, 26th January have been CANCELLED due to the weather conditions.

Winter Handicaps 2012-2013

Below you can find the results from September 2012 to March 2013 and the overall winners.

September

September full results PDF

October

October full results PDF

November

November full results PDF

December

Fancy dress run – these results don’t count!

January

January full results PDF

February

February full results PDF

March

March full results PDF

Overall Handicap Winners 2012-13

 

Position Ladies Men
1st Moira Swan Graham Mallett
2nd Jill Hudsen David Phillips
3rd Caroline Rasmussen Kevin Irvine

MABAC Results 2013

The MABAC Running League comprises Running Clubs in based in SW London, Surrey and Middlesex, England. MABAC arranges a series of races throughout the year, particularly aimed at the fun runner. Most are cross-country events held on Sunday mornings in some beautiful parts of the Surrey countryside, and are very popular with club members and guests. As well as the senior race of just over 8 km (5 miles) there are also joggers’ and junior events of about 4 km (2.5 miles). Each runner scores points for their Club and a trophy is awarded at the end of the year for the winning Club. Individual runners who complete 6 or more races during the year also receive a MABAC T-shirt. Each senior runner receives 5 points and the first 6 male runners and first 3 female runners from each club receive extra points depending on where they finished. Scoring for the Mabac Junior League is more complicated because the results are subject to a handicap, based on the age and gender of the runner.

DMVAC run a parallel competiton for individual members, awarding trophies for the top men, women and juniors at the end of the year. This is scored by John Barron. The winners aren’t always those at the front of the race – regular participation is more likely to win a coveted DMVAC MABAC League award!

MABAC RACE SERIES – 2013

POINTS
MEN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC TOTAL
Total no of runners 139 77 83 70 69 75 133 66 78 83 99
James Doddrell 114 61 73 58 59 62 106 59 72 78 88 830
Graeme Mackay 122 66 76 61 68 116 61 69 75 84 798
Massimo Barcellona 123 69 74 60 66 70 110 60 71 91 794
Graham Taylor 77 48 60 51 49 35 73 49 57 64 66 629
Glen Morris 44 58 46 44 50 91 48 47 58 60 546
Tom Lowry 70 79 55 61 102 56 74 497
Howard Jones 126 73 64 71 76 86 496
Steve Bush 60 67 109 66 70 85 457
Chris Brown 55 69 56 58 107 53 398
Paul Allen 70 45 13 25 37 37 40 44 51 362
Stephen Pumphrey 41 44 24 26 30 53 29 39 36 38 360
Chris Lazenby 49 52 61 57 62 76 357
John Phillips 36 33 78 58 49 53 307
Patrick Martin 92 54 63 42 48 299
David Phillips 56 40 44 22 46 30 30 29 297
Dave Sheridan 49 36 48 62 43 53 291
Nick Eaton 127 76 81 284
Andy Fay 118 121 239
Stephen Kemp 68 50 53 63 234
Lawrence Bate 68 73 89 230
Kevin Irvine 38 19 23 16 49 24 24 30 223
Aidan Hughes 53 38 44 43 178
Ewan Bate 72 81 153
Nick Seaman 51 99 150
Alan Tilling 63 73 136
Oliver Dean 19 36 76 131
Bruce Harrold 63 66 129
Mark Palmer 125 125
Mark Edwards 41 38 45 124
Gary Peters 122 122
Ben Howard 113 113
Brian Blackman 20 18 13 22 9 12 15 109
Keith Wadsworth 55 22 28 105
Richard Salaman 105 105
Adrian Winslade 18 21 28 30 97
Andy Loose 95 95
Stuart Prentice 94 94
Simon Alderdice 92 92
Matt Smith 33 57 90
Hideo Takano 84 84
Arthur Law 83 83
Michael Webber 81 81
Ian Giles 78 78
John Jelly 15 42 20 77
John Squires 26 50 76
Kevin Stroud 67 67
Mark Sutherland 61 61
Robert Law 57 57
Tim Godwin 56 56
Peter Morris 55 55
Simon Loomes 47 47
Tom Harrold 47 47
Antoine Josserand 46 46
Rob Hedgecock 45 45
Noel Duncan 44 44
Mathew Duffield 42 42
Justin Parfett 39 39
Dierk Geen 35 35
David Moore 29 29
Doug Ponting 23 23
Alan Archer 14 1 7 22
Keith Winter 7 6 2 1 2 4 22
Nick Sharples 11 9 20
Alan Waring 5 6 7 18
Tom McCraekie 15 15
Ray Mutter 11 3 14
John Berry 12 12
Andy Dinnage 8 8
Martin Schlaeppi 2 6 8
Herbie Hedgecock 6 6
John Parnham 5 5
Paul Lomas 4 4
POINTS
LADIES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC TOTAL
Total no of runners 90 50 52 36 33 32 100 42 31 42 69
Rebecca Black 89 47 51 34 31 100 41 29 38 68 528
Hannah Morris 46 48 98 36 36 67 331
Louise Ionascu 87 49 50 35 97 318
Gill Hudson 58 30 33 22 24 22 26 45 260
Sue Phillips 33 38 77 30 29 207
Karen Marshall 41 29 30 92 192
Bea Allan 33 39 40 65 177
Louise Schlaeppi 39 27 35 60 161
Heather Dupay 45 55 20 33 153
Jeni Lewthwaite 72 44 30 146
Ellie Parnham 43 29 30 22 124
Alice Blair 40 19 21 15 21 116
Freya Jhugroo 18 26 11 22 15 18 110
Emma Salaman 63 44 107
Sophie Hosking 19 29 47 95
Stella Brett 13 17 18 12 34 94
Francoise Goul-Wheeker 55 35 90
Heather Law 6 42 10 13 18 89
Cheyene Van Noordwyk 23 20 43 86
Louise Parker 86 86
Vicki Davies 85 85
Georgie Blunt 78 78
Joanne Pumphrey 8 5 41 9 14 77
Charlotte Craig 69 69
Megan Winslade 20 26 23 69
Vivien Victor 68 68
Caroline Court 32 28 60
Jane Busby 60 60
Kate Jhugroo 26 34 60
Gail Pope 54 54
Lesley Taylor 14 23 3 14 54
Susie Brierley 51 51
Zahra Sharples 8 7 6 20 5 1 4 51
Alex Searle 50 50
Sue Bell 50 50
Kath McCutcheon 37 12 49
Sarah Walker 48 48
Cath Bate 12 8 10 8 8 46
Jacqui Stephenson 46 46
Hannah Jarvis 42 42
Mandy Sheridan 6 3 28 4 41
Amanda Loomes 38 38
Wendy Wakelin 15 20 35
Angela Carpenter 33 33
Sarah Rushton 32 32
Jo Luckman 31 31
Louise Emily Parker 31 31
Jane Morris 29 29
Kath Tilling 11 18 29
Tracy Dinnage 7 12 9 28
Amanda Duffield 26 26
Lucy Brett 25 25
Jo Lloyd 23 23
Anna Price 20 20
Julie Hosking 8 10 18
Andrea Bourne 16 16
Caroline Rasmussen 10 6 16
Susan Holland 15 15
Hannah Pitchford 10 10
Kath Bate 10 10
Sue Killick 8 8
Jacqui Cooper 7 7
Kelly Pross 7 7
Tanya King 6 6
Eva Chitty 3 3
Alice Williams 2 2

The men’s league was incredibly competitive at the top of the table, with the first five runners only missing three races between them in the whole year, and James Doddrell winning out in the end, closely followed by Graeme Mackay and Massimo Barcellona. In the women’s league Rebecca Black was a clear winner but special mention and congratulations should be made to Hannah Morris who, as a junior, came second overall in the senior league, closely followed by Louise Ionascu.

December

Wisley – 1st December

There was a great turnout from the club, with 79 members taking part, including 56 in the main race and 12 juniors, but in spite of out-scoring Wimbledon by 157 points on the day, we were unable to quite catch them up in the final league table. In the junior league DMV won by a mile.

Results (PDF).

November

Puttenham Common – 3rd November

We again had a good turnout from the club with 62 runners, including 16 (out of 19) in the junior race, but with only one race remaining, we are just too far behind Wimbledon to enable us to catch them this year. Results (PDF).

October

Nonsuch Park – 6th October

Another good turnout from DMVAC – just 400 points behind Wimbledon Windmilers. Results (Excel).

September

Lightwater Country Park – 15th September

It was another good turnout from DMVAC with 60 runners, including 19 juniors, and we managed to close the gap on Wimbledon by 100 points. Graeme Mackay, Massimo Barcellona and James Doddrell took a wrong turning and, although they look as though they have a winning time, their finishing position has been adjusted accordingly.

Results (Excel)

August

Pairs Relays – Staines, Sunday, 18th August

Congratulations to Joseph and Elsa Palmer who, with a combined age of only 22, came home in second place overall, even ahead of their father (in 4th).

Results (PDF)

Wimbledon Common – Tuesday 3rd August

The club had an amazing turnout of 82 members (32 ladies, 30 men, 10 juniors and 10 joggers), and it was good to see a lot of new faces competing for the first time. In the men’s race we were edged out a bit by the Windmilers, but Nick Eaton finished in 7th place and Mark Palmer in 9th.The ladies’ race was won by Rebecca Black, with Hannah Morris in 3rd and Louise Ionascu 4th. We dominated the junior race as usual with the first 7 places, including Edward Phillips (1st boy) and Elsa Palmer (1st girl). In the joggers race Thomas Lowry was the first DMV finisher in 3rd place. In the overall Mabac league we lost a little bit of ground to Wimbledon Windmilers on their home turf, but then they had a huge turnout.

Results (Excel)

July

The Ralph Henley Holmbury Half (Surrey Slog) 21st July

Results (PDF)

June

Holmwood Common – 9th June

Our home race on Holmwood Common, and with 38 seniors, 13 juniors and 11 joggers running for the club, we are slowly catching the league leaders, Wimbledon Windmilers, but the next race is their home race, so they’ll probably pull away again. Howard Jones (in 5th place) was the first DMV runner home just beating Massimo Barcellona, while Rebecca Black (2nd lady) was the first DMV lady followed by Karen Marshall in 3rd place. As usually the juniors completely dominated the race including the top nine finishers – the race was won by Oscar Robert-Shaw followed by his brother George. In the joggers race Louise Ionascu was the runaway winner!!

Results (Excel)

May

Farley Heath – 12th May

DMVAC are currently in second place in the senior league and, as usual, are dominating the junior league.

Results (Excel)

April

Winterfold Forest – 27th April

On a lovely day to run, the club had a great turnout of 58 members including 18 juniors and 5 joggers. In the senior men’s race Bruce Harrold was first DMV runner home in 5th place in 33.40mins which was just over two minutes behind the winner – and considering Bruce actually started the race 5 minutes after everyone else it was a fantastic result!! Bruce was followed home by Howard Jones in 7th place and Graeme Mackay in 10th. In the ladies’ race DMV had 4 of the top 5 places, with Lou Ionascu 2nd home only 4 seconds behind the winner, followed in close order by Rebecca Black in 3rd, Bea Allan in 4th and Caroline Court in 5th.

In the junior race all 18 runners were from DMV, with Fred Geen in first place both on actual time and handicap time, followed by Ewan Bate and Joe Edwards, with Holly Marshall being the first girl home. In the joggers race DMV occupied 4 of the top 6 places, with Sue Phillips winning, followed by Lesley Taylor in 3rd and Thomas Lowry (snr) in 4th. Overall a really good result for the club.

Results (Excel)

March

Richmond Park – 3rd March

In the Men’s race Tom Lowry was first Dorking runner home in 5th place, followed by Graeme Mackay in 8th place and Massimo Barcellona in 10th (out of a total of 83). In the Ladies’ race Rebecca Black was first Dorking runner home in 2nd place, closely followed by Louise Ionascu in 3rd and Hannah Morris in 5th (out of a total of 52).

In the Junior race Dorking had 8 out of the top 10 finishers, including the top 5 places. In the Boys race Ewan Bate was first home closely followed by Charlie Lowry, while in the Girls race Daisy Riley was first home. In the Joggers race Dorking had 3 finishers out of a field of 20, including the winner Peter Morris.

Results (Excel)

February

The February Mabac race was run along the muddy banks of the Hogsmill River in Ewell – it didn’t rain but there were some very muddy runners coming in at the finish. DMV had 32 runners in the 5 mile senior race out of a field of 127. In the ladies’ race Lou Ionascu came in 2nd, with Rebecca Black in 4th place and 14 year old Hannah Morris in 5th, while in the men’s race Howard Jones was 5th with 14 year old Tom Lowry in 8th place and Massimo Barcellona in 9th – some great running by our juniors!!

In the 2.5 mile junior race DMV had 10 runners out of a field of 13, including the top 6 finishers. Holly Schlaeppi was 1st, beating Charlie Lowry into 2nd place on age handicap. In the joggers race Caroline Rasmussen came in 2nd out of a field of 22.

Results (Excel file)

January

Windsor, Blacknest Gate – 13th January 2013

It was a beautiful sunny day for running if a bit cold, and out of a field of 229 finishers, Howard Jones in 14th place was first DMV runner home, closely followed by Massimo Barcellona (17th) and Graeme Mackay (18th), whilst Rebecca Black was 39th (2nd lady) followed by Louise Ionascu in 52nd (4th lady). In the Joggers 4 mile race, John Jelly was first DMV runner home in 4th place out of a field of 43 finishers. DMVAC are currently lying in 3rd place.

Results (Excel file)

Triathlon Results 2013

British Biathlon Championships at Solihull,
30 November – 1st December

Under 11 Boys
Silver – Joseph Palmer – 50 Free 34.91; 800m 2:35.31 (PB)
19th – Tomos Knowles – 50 Free 35.41; 800m 2.53.90

Under 12 Girls
40th – Holly Schlaeppi – 50 Free 38.30; 800m 2.49.81

Under 13 Girls
Bronze – Elsa Palmer – 100 Free 1:07.71; 1600m 5:23.55 (PB)
21st – Olivia (Livi) Partridge – 100 Free 1.11.62; 1600m 6:07.04 (PB)

Under 13 Boys
12th – Owen Knowles (hoping to join DMVAC; Welsh national swim champion) – 100 Free 1:08.44; 1600m 5:56.79 (PB

Crawley Triathlon – 22 September

The Club was well represented by the following members in the Crawley Triathlon (600m swim, 22k cycle, 6k run) :-

  • Gary Peters was 3rd overall (out of 152 competitors) in 1hr 11m 01s (he did the fastest swim)
  • Nathaniel Booker was 9th in 1hr 15m 39s  (115th in the pool! but he was the 2nd fastest runner and 7th on the bike)
  • Andy Fay was 21st in 1hr 19m 05s
  • Dave Sheridan was 67th in 1hr 28m 57s
  • Charlotte Craig was 69th in 1hr 29m 06sThe event took place at the K2 Leisure Centre. They have a 50m pool and swimmers go up and down the first lane then cross under the lane rope and do the same in the next 5 lanes. The cycle is an out and back, fast and flat-ish route along the dual carriageway towards Warnham. The run is also ‘out and back’, in a pleasant cross-country setting with some hills but nothing too difficult.

Track Results 2013

Sports Hall Athletics Competition – Guildford, Sunday 27th October

Sports Hall Oct 2013

Twenty eight athletes competed in three/four events each, including a sprint race, field events and relays. The team is coached and managed by Fran Davey, Natalie Gill, Lucy Watson, Grace Keen, Robin Davey, Kate Woodward and Martin Crayton.

  • The Under 13 boys the team came 3rd out of 17 teams
  • The Under 13 girls came 2nd out of 22 teams
  • Under 15 boys came 3rd out of 8 teams (having just 4 girls in their team instead of 6)
  • Under 15 girls came 4th out of 11 teams (having just 4 girls in their team instead of 6)

Dorking and Mole Valley AC has 7 athletes making the top ten in their age categories, each having a chance of being selected for the semi-finals representing Surrey.

Individual results
Under 13 boys out of 88 boys:
2nd place Ruben Collins just 1 point behind the winner

Under 13 girls out of 127 girls:
5th place Poppy Russell
=6th place Leilia Ayimba-Golding
=8th place Bella Woodward

Under 15 boys out of 25 boys:
4th place Matt Ford

Under 15 girls out of 55 girls:
2nd place Imani Ayimba-Golding
3rd place Sophia Herovin

 

Crawley Open Meet Monday 26th August 2013 at K2

Under 17s
New member Alex Baptist-Wilson U17 male wearing number 90 came 1st in both his heats for 100m and 200m. 3rd over all  winning a bronze medal in his 100m sprinting home in just 11.67 seconds and 5th over all for his 200m in a time of 23.77 seconds.
Charlie Clarke completed his 100m in 12.35 seconds and throwing his javelin  34m coming home in 2nd place with his first silver medal.
Charlie Wylie ran his 800m in style in a time of 2.07.8
Gold medalist Ben Brunswick can home in 1st place winning the 1500m in a PB time of 4.16.97.

Under 15s
Matt Ford  sprinting home with times of 25.6 seconds for his 200m and  12.89 seconds for the 100m. Then finishing off in true style coming home 2nd place a silver medal for throwing his shot put  9.48 metres
Lucy Watson 100m in 13.58 coming 5th over all.
Lucy Brett achieved 4.24m in the long jump,  ran the 800m  and she Jumped 1.40m in the high jump.
Emily Hornhung achieved 4.65m in her long jump, running in the 100m and 200m races.

Under 13s
Jake Hourhane ran his 100m in 14.75 seconds  and 4.03m jumped in the long jump.
Charlie Fitzpatrick  was out on his first athletics meeting doing very well with  running his 100m sprint going over the line in 13.48 seconds, then putting his shot getting a 7.28m throw.
Isabelle Hornung ran in the under 13s  20om race, then did her 100m completing it in 15.1 seconds.
There were more Dorking athletes competing, all achieving personal goals, supporting each other   during the days events.

Southern Women’s Track and Field League at Erith – Saturday 18th May 2013

Under 15’s Girls
Bea Allan
800m 2 mins 27.00 secs (UKA Grade 4 Standard).
200m – 30.4 secs
Long Jump – 3.92m
Becky Loomes
200m – 28.8 secs.
Long Jump –  4.36 metres

Senior Ladies
Louise Ionascu (W40)
1500m (5 min’s 31.2)
3000m (11 min’s 48.7 secs)
400m (73.8)
LJ 3.18m
Zoe Shannon
400m (65.8 secs)
100m (14.4 secs)
200m (30.4 secs)
Lucy Hobbs
200m (31.4 secs)
400m (72.2 )
800m (2 min’s 45.7)

Jane Wilcox (W40)
100m (15.6 secs)
Long Jump (4.01m)
Hammer – 23.13m
Shot Putt (6.50m)
Discus (16.73m)
Kasia Kublik-Okon
Discus 30.55 metres
Hammer (20.53m)
Shot Putt (5.96m)

In the 4 x 100m DMV were 4th in 62.2 secs, before winning the 4 x 400m in the time of 5 min’s 06.8 secs.

Luke Caldwell wins 5Km and 10Km in US Champs

American based Luke Caldwell continues to impress with 2 more victories in the mountain west championships in Las Vegas. He had no difficulty in winning the 5,000m in 14.30 and the 10,000m (his first) in 30 min’s 27.7 secs. This qualifies him to run in the NCCA Championships in June.

XC Results 2012-2013

Surrey XC League – Saturday 9th February at Denbies Vineyard, Dorking

First of all a massive THANK YOU for the tremendous turn out you all made on Saturday i.e. athletes, volunteers and parent supporters. This was a really great afternoon for the club in many ways. Some very good performances over a very tough course.

U/13 Girls Race – 56 Ran
Herne Hill were 1st with 38pts
DMV A team were 2nd with 40 pts.
DMV B team were 6th with 106 pts
DMV C team were 8th 146pts and
DMV D team 18th with 215 pts.

Full Team results (PDF).

Individual U/13 results:
2nd
Bea Allan. 12.25. 4th Elsa Palmer.12.44. 14th Rebecca Irvine. 13.57. 20th Georgina Langfield.14.32. 22nd Lowri Morris. 14.48. 27th Leila Ayimba-Golding. 15.04. 29th Emiko Salvi. 15.07. 31st Oliva Partridge. 15.16. 33rd Jasmine Bressler. 15.23. 35th Daisy Riley. 15.30. 38th Hedi De La Hoyde.15.42. 44th Holly Schlaeppi 16.07. 46th Maddie Phillips 16.20. 48th Ayesha-Ayimba-Golding. 16.30. 50th Ella Morris 16.57. 51st Poppy Russell. 17.49. 53rd Leah Schlaeppi. 18.03. 54th Machayla Dewdney. 20.35. 55th Isabelle Byrne. 21.00 56th Emily Green. 21.30.

Individual results (PDF).

U/13 Boys Race- 11 Ran
DMV A team were 1st with 77 pts
2nd Kingston Poly 22 pts
3rd Walton 21pts.

Individual U/13 results:
1st
Fred Geen 15.48. 4th Joe Edwards. 16.25. 5th George Grassly.16.46. 6th Ewan Bate. 16.55. 7th Joe Palmer. 17.26. 8th Cameron Smith. 18.16. 9th George Robert Shaw. 18.57. 10th Joseph Downs.21.33. 11th Oscar Robert Shaw. 21.55.

U/15 Girls Race-47 Ran
DMV. A team were 1st with 39 pts.
2nd SLH with 45 pts.
3rd Herne Hill with 53 pts.
DMV B team 6th with 90 pts.
DMV C. team 7th with 115 pts.

Full team results (PDF)

Individual U/15 results:
2nd Hanna Morris. 16.37. 10th Kay Bainbridge. 18.00. 13th. Anna Price. 18.22. 14th Megan Winslade. 18.28. 18th Alice Blair. 18.54. 23rd Lucy Brett. 20.00. 24th Rebecca Loomes. 20.00. 25th Ellie Parnham. 20.17. 27th Sophie Cooper. 20.42. 28th Freya Jhugroo. 21.15. 29th Sophie Hosking. 21.55. 31st Katherine Tilling. 23.30.

Individial results (PDF)

U/15/17. Boys Race – 17 Ran
DMV A team were 3rd with 59pts
KP were 1st with 58 pts
G&G 2nd with 72 pts

Individual U15/17 results:
5th
Tom Lowry 15.44. 6th Henry Allan 15.55. 11th Oliver Appleby. 17.58. 12th Oliver Dean. 18.07. 13th Tom McGachie. 20.24.

Individual results (PDF).

U20, Senior and Veteran Women

Good runs from Georgina Bland, Louise Ionascu, Fiona Blagg, Caroline Court and Jenny Lewthwaite ensured 2nd place for Dorking and promotion next season into Division 1. There were only 11 points separating DMVAC from Epsom and ewell who came first overall in the teams.

League Division 1 Individual Results Team Results
League Division 2 Individual Results Team Results

Senior Men

The Senior men have managed to maintain their position in Division One. An excellent turnout of 25 runners with Nick Hodges taking 2nd palce overall.

Individual results (PDF)

Surrey Schools X-C championships – Saturday 2nd February at Reigate Priory

An excellent set of results from our Junior DMAVC members with six runners being selected to represent Surrey in March.

U/13 Girls. 68 ran.

3rd. Elsa Palmer. 11.52. ***
12th. Daisy Riley 13.15. ***
23rd. Olivia Partridge.13.44.
24th Leila Ayimba-Golding.13.44.
30th. Sophia Brunswick. 13.53.

U/13 Boys. 69 ran.

3rd Fred Geen. 11.14.***
12th Ewan Bate. 11.44.***

U/15 Girls. 69 ran.

3rd Bea Allan. 13.14.***
10th Hannah Morris.13.59.***
33rd Anna Price.14.55.
35th Rebecca Irvine. 14.57.
36th Megan Winslade.15.01.
44th Lucy Brett. 15.15.
45th Emily Hornung. 15.19.

U/15 Boys. 71 ran.

25th Joe Edwards. 15.06.
26th Tom Lowry.15.07.
59th Sam Cliff. 16.17.

U/17 Boys. 59 ran.

29th Dan Ashwood. 21.44.
32nd Ben Brunswick. 21. 53.
***. Have been selected to run for Surrey in the SE Inter Counties X-C at Basildon in March.

Sat 12th January 2013, Surrey XC – Mitcham Common

Outstanding results from the third of the Surrey X-C League matches on Sat 13th January at Mitcham Common for Girls and Boys.

U/13 Girls Race
DMV A team were 1st with 39pts the DMV B team were 7th with 100pts and DMV C team were 10th:198pts

Individual results in the Girls U/13 race: Bea Allan 3rd Elsa Palmer 5th Georgina Langfield 13th. Rebecca Irvine 18th Anna Whitworth 19th, Leila Ayimba-Golding 24th, Daisy Riley 25th. Isobel Hornung 32nd, Maddie Phillips 33rd. Evie Parnham 35th Ellen Breaden 41st Maddie Player 42nd

U/15/17 Girls Race
In the U/15/ race DMV A team were 1st with 41pts the DVM B team were 5th with 83pts

Individual results in the U/15 race: Hannah Morris 3rd, , Megan Winslade 11th, Emily Hornung 13th, Anna Price 14th, Ellie Parnham 16th, Alice Blair 20th, Lucy Brett 22ndth Sophie Hosking 25th Freya Jhugroo.

U/13/15 Boys Race
DMV A team won the U/13 race with 8pts:

Individual results in the U/13: Sam Cliff 1st, Ewan Bate 2ndth, and Joseph Downs 4th.

DMV A team were 2nd in the U/15 race with 10 pts.

Individual results in the U/15 race: Tom Lowry was 3rd, Henry Allan 5th and Oliver Appleby 7th.

Senior Women
DMV A team 1st with 292 pts

Individual results: Zoe Shannon 34th in 37.11.Rebbecca Black 46th in 37.52. Louise Ionascu 48th in 37.55. Fiona Blagg 102nd in 41.06. Jenny Lewthwaite 160th in 44.04. Agnes Molendowska 198 in 46.07.

Sun 16th December 2012
Holly Run, Reigate Priory Park

This year’s Holly Run was another very good day for DMVAC Junior athletes and Vet Ladies. Seven races entered resulted in 1 Individual Gold, 4 Silver team medals and 1 Bronze team medal. More pictures available from Sussex Sports Photopgraphy: http://bit.ly/RPAC-Holly-Run-2012-Gallery

U/11Girls. 1 mile
8 .Maddie Phillips 7.23.
20. Kate Newman.
24. Tess Johnson. 8.01.
25. Ella Morris.8.04.
27. Eleanor Pepe. 8.08.
33. Mary Lowry.8.23.
37. Natasha Clancy.8.32.
46. Freya Sampson.8.53.
55.Harriet Breaden,9.13.
102. Georgina Harper. 12.03.

U/13 Girls. 2 miles.
Team result: 1.AFD 25 pts. 2. DMV. 47 pts.3. Reigate 50 pts
8. Elsa Palmer.12.57.
18.Daisy Riley. 14.0.5.
21.Holly Morris. 14.16.
23. Esme Crowfoot.14.40.
26.Heidi De La Hoyde.14.57.
29. Maddie Player 15.31.
30 .Elena Brammer. 15.37
33.Issy Hornung.16.15.
34. Heather Harper.16.30.

U/15 Girls. 2 miles.
Team result:1 Blackheath 10 pts .2. WSE 23 pts. 3. DMV 38 pts.
5.Hannah Morris.12.15.
16.Emily Hornung.13.09.
17.Megan Winslade.13.12
21.Lucy Brett.13.54.
23.Rebbecca Loomes.14.02.
24. Ellie Parnham.14.11.
27.Alice Blair.14.25.

U/11 Boys. 1 mile.
Team result: 1 AFD 9pts 2. DMV 24 pts 3. Reigate 45 pts.
7.Joe Palmer.6.47
8.Cameron Barrett.6.53.
9.George Robert-Shaw.6.54.
29.Oscar Robert-Shaw.7.33.
30.Joseph Downs.7.34.
36. Andrew Fraser.7.43.
46.Dan Phillips.8.06.
70.Tom Hornung.8.37.
108.Joe Lowry.10.15

U/13 Boys. 2 miles.
Team Result: 1 WSE 12 pts. 2. DMV 31 pts. 3.Oxted School.
1.Sam Cliff. 11.10.
11.Fred Geen.12.00.
18. Tom Wright.13.56.
25. Jacob Rondell. 16.09.

U/15 Boys. 3 miles.
8. Tom Lowry. 19.00.

Senior Ladies. Team result:
Team result:1 Tonbridge 13 pts. 2.DMV 37 pts 33.Walton 41 pts
9 Zoe Shannon.19.32.
19 Louise Ionascu.20.34.
27 Jenny Dexter.22.28.
31 Helen Johnson.23.21.

Sat 15th December 2012

South of Thames 7.5 Mile Championships, Richmond Park

Men
76th Howard Jones M45 51.20
89th Graeme Mckay M45 53.35
96th Andy Fay M50 54.11

Women

120th Rebecca Black 54.54 (15th woman overall and 3rd V40)
133rd Louise Ionascu 56. 17 (20th woman and 4th V40)

205 finished.

Sat 1st December 2012

Surrey XC League Division 1, Nonsuch Park

In the Girls and Ladies matches, DMAVC had 10 girls (out of 30) running in the U15 race, and 14 (out of 39) running in the U13 race. Only one other club had a complete team in each age group. The result was that DMVAC was 1st, 7th and 8th in the U13 age group and 2nd and 5th in the U15. The senior ladies only had 7 runners but with plenty of quality they finished in second place. More importantly all three teams are in 1st place overall. Congratulations to all our athletes and their coaches.

Sat 10th November 2012

Surrey XC League Division 1, Epsom Downs

DMVAC Juniors won the U/13 team race with 21 pts which was only made possible by the efforts of Sam Cliff and Joe Edwards who had ran at a very muddy Beths Grammar School, Bexley Heath in the regional final of the English schools X-C final at 12.30, then were driven at speed back to Epsom Downs to run in the 2.30 U/13 boys race – a really great effort by the boys and their driver!

Individual results: George Grassley, running in his first Surrey X-C League match for DMVAC was 1st, Sam Cliff 2nd, Joe Edwards 5th, Ewan Bate 7th.
After two matches, the DMVAC U/13 Boys are in 1st place.

In the U17/15 Boys race DMVAC were 3rd with 21 pts. Ben Brunswick 7th, Tom Lowry was 13th, Henry Allan was 17thth and Oliver Appleby was 24th. After two matches DMVU17/15 are in 3rd place.

English Schools Cup XC Final, Beths Grammar School, Bexley Heath

Earlier that morning at Beths Grammar School, Bexley, DMVAC had 11 of its junior athletes running for Ashcombe and 3 for Howard 0f Effingham in the Regional final of the English Schools Cup. Unfortunately, neither school qualified for the All England final but some good performances were recorded with Sam Cliff 7th of 72 in the U/13 boys, Hannah Morris 4th of 52 in the U/15 girls and Charlie Wyllie 8th of 61 in the U/15 boys.

Sat 20th October 2012

Surrey XC League Division 1, Roehampton
JUNIORS

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U/13 Girls Race

TheDMV A team were 1st with 34pts the DMV B team were 3rd with 68pts and DMV C team were 5th:

Individual results in the Girls U/13 race: Bea Allan 1st Elsa Palmer 3rd.Anna Whitworth 14th, Georgina Langfield 16th, Leila Ayimba-Golding 20th, Rebecca Irvine 22nd Daisy Riley 26th. Isobel Hornung 32nd, Holly Schlaeppi 38th and Lea Schlaeppi 39th.

U/15/17 Girls Race

In the U/15/ race DMV A team were 1st with 33pts the DVM B team were 7th with 100pts

Individual results in the U/15 race: Hannah Morris 2nd, Lucy Brett 8th, Megan Winslade 9th, Emily Hornung 14th, Freya Jhugroo 21st, Alice Blair 21st Rebecca Loomes 23rd.

U/13/15 Boys Race

DMV A team won the U/13 race with 11pts:

Individual results: Fred Geen 1st, Ewan Bate 4th, Tom Hall 5th and Joseph Downs 6th.

In the U/15 race DMV A team we were 2nd with 8pts (only two athletes ran) running Tom Lowry was 4th and Henry Allan was 6th.