Summer Cross Country

Nothing beats summer cross country running. I’ve written about the Wickham Park Summer Grand Prix Cross Country Series in the past. We had the fourth of five events tonight. Next week is off, then we are back at it for the final. It was a glorious evening at Wickham with awesome sunshine and lots of running fun. This year, the series has been a family affair. Debbie and I have stuck together and pushed the Chariot (with our son) on the mostly grass course, which is about 2.4 miles long. We get some odd looks, but it is all in good fun.

Debbie has also been competing in the Bolton Summer Cross Country Series at Bolton High School on Thursday nights. This is the first year for the Bolton series and it is growing in popularity despite a number of rainy runs. The course is a tough one.

Both Series have one mile kids races followed by the full distance adult races. There is no better way to experience the joy of running.

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