Knole Park KFL race report
The 1st cross country in the Kent fitness league saw our team of 18 competing at the Knole park leg in
Sevenoaks on Sunday.
Conditions were wetter than we expected and an earlier start for this first
event, which always comes with the long morning walk to the start line amongst herds of wild deer.
The open parkland and wooded course started with a steady climb with some grassland slopes to
take a breath, before a challenge up a short but steep hill, a second woodland loop completed the 5-
mile course with a fast downhill finish.
Brittany Crombie was our first lady home in 14th . Jordan Gilbert led our men’s team in a creditable
Our Team saw many debutants to cross country: Philip Morton, Jamie Jordan, Brittany Crombie, Julie
Williams, Joanne Kemp, Chloe Cowan, Tim Kerr, Alison Smith.
Some seasoned KFL contenders included Dan Clarke, Jamie Collins, Simon Cowdery, Stephen
Forshaw, Claire Greenaway, Jude Wood, Oliver Northrop, Janice Lee-Miller and Sorcha Page.
Today saw a great performance for this initial event this season with a 10th place for Team TRAC.
The ladies start the league with a 5th in their individual league. The Men’s start the league with an
11th place. Well done to all our athletes.
Thanks to Simon and Claire for stepping in to deputise for our captain roles.
Next event is the Swanley event on the 13th November at 10:45am.
Chris Brenchley and Nikki Boyes team Captains.