Four Blue Stars travelled to Prestwold Hall, Loughborough for the National Inter Counties Cross Country event, where they encountered probably the muddiest conditions they have ever faced. Ash Williams finished 66th in the Under 15 Boys 4.5k race, running 19m35s to be the second Sussex finisher to help the team finish in 15th place of the 42 counties competing. In the Under 17 Women’s event Alex Richer finished in an excellent 63rd place to help the Sussex team into 5th team place, whilst club mate Annabel Morton finished close behind in 72nd place to be part of the Surrey team that took 2nd team place. The Under 17 Men’s race saw Luke Burgess finish in 72nd place to be the fifth Sussex finisher.