THE THIRD race of the Midland cross country season saw six female runners from Dudley Kingswinford (DK) Running Club travel to Coombe Abbey Park, Coventry on Saturday (11 January).

Jane Campbell, Farrah Hunter Coley, Claire Hancox, Vanessa Harris, Helen Tromans and Jacqui Elson Whittaker represented DK in the event run by the Birmingham & District Invitation Cross Country League and Midland Women Cross Country League

On a wet, windy and muddy course Helen Tromans was the fastest hoop to finish in 33 minutes 43 seconds.

On Sunday (12 January) Helen achieved a remarkable double triumph at the Dirt Run Winter Warrior Series at Comer Woods, Quatt near Bridgnorth finishing first in her age category and winning the overall series.

Report submitted by DK Running Club