Warwickshire Men’s XC Champs, Solihull – 7th Jan 2012

Orlando Corea takes the Warwickshire XC Championship individual Masters victory and the BvH Men’s teams are winners in the Masters category and a superb 2nd team in the Senior Men’s event..

A great turn-out of BvH Men in both the Senior Men’s race and the Masters race in the Warwickshire County Cross Country Championships, held at Solihull.

Orlando Corea took victory in the Masters category with Paul Thompson 2nd and Rob Andrew 4th.  BvH retained the Masters team title for the forth year in a row.

In the Senior men’s event the BvH was lead home by Gary Blackman who was a brilliant 6th in the race, and duly invited to represent Warickshire for the Inter-Counties XC in March at Cofton Park.  Gary was followed home by great perfromances by Gareth Cadd, Chris Collins and Rich Bayliss to take 2nd team awards, behind Coventry Godiva.  Matt Cook ran as an individual and finished in 12th place in the Senior men’s competition.

Pos Time Name A/Cat No Overall
6 0:32:35 BLACKMAN, Gary SM 503 6
12 0:33:50 COOK, Matthew (IND) SM 506 15
16 0:34:33 CADD, Gareth SM 499 23
23 0:35:47 COLLINS, Chris SM 502 38
25 0:35:58 BAYLISS, Richard SM 504 41
38 0:37:47 CHATWIN, Sam SM 501 62
52 0:41:28 HARLAN-MARKS, Chris SM 505 112
57 0:44:44 GORMAN, Paul SM 500 145
1 0:33:27 COREA, Orlando V 718 11
3 0:33:44 THOMPSON, Paul V 708 13
4 0:34:04 ANDREW, Rob V 707 16
9 0:34:51 PARKER, Dean V 719 27
24 0:37:45 PEARSON, Stuart V 717 61
46 0:39:48 GARDNER, Barry V 711 93
61 0:42:08 HARTLEY, Edwin 720 113
72 0:43:18 MUGRIDGE, Stuart V 712 125
77 0:43:32 DOHERTY, Terry 722 131
81 0:43:46 DUGMORE, Paul V 715 136
96 0:45:14 GITTINS, James V 714 153
118 0:53:30 ROBERTS, Barrie V 721 178

Results here

Photos by Caroline Harlan-Marks here


6 Replies to “Warwickshire Men’s XC Champs, Solihull – 7th Jan 2012”

  1. Well done to everyone who took part – Some outstanding times!

  2. Well done to both the mens teams and the girls as well. From a supporters view it was enthralling to watch seeing the effort put in by all, surly 5this justifies all the dedication and training. The support given by the men to the girls and vice versashows a great team spirit, good luck to both teams in next weeks league races.

  3. Well done everyone! It was brilliant to watch and you all looked really strong! A fantastic day for BVH!

  4. Well done guys. Fantastic running. What a result. Well done Orlando.

  5. Can’t believe how strong the team is. Brilliant by Gary in 6th place, outstanding. What a wonderful day.

  6. I thoroughly enjoyed being a part,albeit a small part,in a very special day in Bournville Harriers` history. Wonderful results both individually and collectively. Thankyou to all of those who provided support and back-up (not forgetting the organisers and officials). And thankyou Caroline for the photographs.
    Barrie Roberts