The second West Yorkshire cross country league races of the season took place at Guiseley on Sunday. A delighted Poppy Henson repeated her victory of the first race in the series with another win in the under 11 girl's race. This time the girls won the team race with other Spen runners Imogen Atkinson (8th), Ruby Lucas (20th) and Millie Rhodes (29th). The under 11 boy's team of Miles Sharp (14th), Ben Whitaker (21st), William McIntosh (40th) and Christopher Hayhurst (50th) placed 4th team. Other young Spenborough runners enduring the muddy under foot conditions after two days of rain were Daniel Smith who was 19th in the under 17 men's race and the under 15 girls Isobel Toher (20th), Sophia Fougler (37st), Estelle Williams (44th) and Emily Sharp (45th).
In his first cross country race of the season Spenborough's Joe Sagar made a determined attempt to begin with a win. After a valiant race around the muddy fields of Nunroyd Park Joe had to be satisfied with third place behind former Spen runner, now a member of Leeds Athletics Club, Josh Woodcock-Shaw. The senior men repeated their ninth team place of the first race with other runners Neil Barker (39th), Scott Alder (71st), Paul Toher (79th),Gerrard Skippins (92nd), and Craig Thompson (114th). Spen's senior women were led in by Sara Wallace who was 36th followed by Natasha Geere (44th) and Angela Hall (66th).