Richard Piotrokski wins masters team Gold for England at Cross Country event

Well done to club member Richard Piotrowski who was a scoring member of the English M70 team that finished first at the recent British & Irish Masters International Masters Cross Country competition in Derry.

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Richard Piotrowski pictured far left help secure a team Silver. Photo: Kieran Carlin

In the individual competition, Richard finished 4th M70, just 4 seconds behind the Bronze placed finisher.

Richard made up for it though in the team competition where his 4th place finish made sure that his native England secured first place.

M70 Teams

England 2, 3, 4…9pts
Scotland 5, 9, 10…24pts
N Ireland 1, 12, 14…27pts

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Richard Piotrowski wins British M70 10k title

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Well done to club member Richard Piotrowski who the British M70 10k title last weekend. The British Masters 10k road race was held on Sunday the 9th April at Gravesend in Kent.

Conditions for the race by all accounts were very warm with the temperature up around 22 to 23 deg C. Richard managed to secure the M70 title in a time of 43m 08s on what was a very hilly course.

The second and third men in the M70 categories were 33 seconds and 3 minutes behind respectively.

The 10k course was made up of four 2.5km loops and Richard went through the 5k mark in 21:02.