Thames Ladies win Bronze medals in the South of the Thames 5 miles - 24/11/13
Herne Hill hosted the South of the Thames 5 miles, using every inch of Streatham Common to provide a stretching and scenic route. It was a refreshing change for the Men and Ladies to run together, with the Ladies running well to pick up Bronze medals. They were just 8 points behind SLH, with Belgrave in 1st place. Claire Day was 7th (34:42); Liz Stavreski 10th (35:20); Dorchie Cockerell 15th (35:58); Anna Garnier 26th (38:47); and Vikki Filsell in 31st (39:15).
Thames Ladies take Bronze in the London Cross-Country Championships - 18/11/13
For the first time, Thames took to Parliament Hill on Saturday to take part in the London Cross-Country Championships. The course was as tough as ever, but the Ladies ran exceptionally well to take the Bronze medal behind Highgate and London Heathside, also beating our Surrey League rivals Dulwich. In the scoring four were Claire Day in 9th; Ruth Wallace in 18th; Dorchie Cockerell in 27th and Liz Stavreski in 31st. Anna Garnier and Vikki Filsell played a key supporting role in 57th and 60th place.
Thames Place Third in the Surrey League in a High Quality Field - 10/11/13
Despite some heavy rain earlier in the day making the conditions underfoot quite slippery, Kent AC proved that they are going to be hard to beat this year, with top level packing putting 5 of their best in the top ten. Herne Hill Harriers also packed heavily, with 7 of their team in the top 30. Thames fought hard in this high quality race, only finishing 42 points off Herne Hill, and actually closing our 10th man in 45th - better than both Kent and Herne Hill and proving what a strong team we have this year.
Full results can be found here
Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers 7 miles race - 7/11/13
Despite a number of members taking part in the Itchenor Sailing Club 'Not the Outlying Run', Thames managed to field a team for the 7 mile race at Sheen Cross, with Nic Gould running well to finish 2nd place.