Grange Farm and Dunmow Runners’ women are league leaders

Naomi Moss running at Rivenhall

Naomi Moss running at Rivenhall - Credit: Archant

Success at the third race in the Mid-Essex Cross Country League has seen Grange Farm and Dunmow Runners’ (GFDR) women’s team heading the table.

The event, hosted by Mid-Essex Casuals at Rivenhall, took runners on a relatively flat course through the Tarecroft Wood, around fields and along water-logged ditches.

The winning GFDR women’s team was led home by Naomi Moss, with Claudine Davie, Jo Bisset-Smith and Hayley Smith also scoring points.

The victory moved them ahead of Springfield Striders to the top of the league.

GFDR men’s team finished second at Rivenhall, behind Springfield Striders.

Point scorers were James Bosher, in third, Alistair Brown, Dan Reynolds, Steve Read, Martin Jackson, Sean Henderson and Jason Wintin. After three races, GFDR men are a point behind leaders Striders.

The next race in the series will be hosted by the Striders on January 31.