Several MACs represented Derbyshire in the British Inter Counties Hill and Fell Running Championships 2019 in Todmorden, Lancs on Saturday and Dan Haworth, Alex Pilcher and Billy Cartwright were the team who triumphed taking Gold. An amazing achievement given the quality of the field with fell running clubs from all over Britain. The race was the famous Flower Scar Fell Race (13.3k/660m) in the South Penines with 5 checkpoints with the route taking in Flower Scar Hill, Carr and Cragg Moor and parts of the Tod other races do not reach!
In the individual race 1st place went to Maximillian Nicholls, Tonbridge AC in 54.16 and MACs Dan Haworth was 2nd not far behind in 54.25, Alex Pilcher 8th in 55.06, Billy Cartwright 15th in 56.08, Harry Holmes 20th 57.02, MAC 2nd claim Dave Archer running for Hallamshire Harriers was 22nd in 57.10 and 52nd Ben Cartwright in 1.01.35. This placed MAC 3rd in the team standings.
1st lady was Hatti Archer of Hallamshire Harriers in 1.00.56, contributing to Derbyshire winning the Silver Medal in the Ladies’ Team Event.