A huge congratulations to the ladies team, who completed their clean sweep of the Oxfordshire XC League by winning Henley fixture.
An amazing team effort, the spirit of ladies has been outstanding, with the Harriers often fielding four or five women’s teams at a meeting. This camaraderie has ensured that when somebody has been injured, ill or on holiday, another Harrier has stepped in to fill the breach.
Languishing in the third division three years ago, the women started their campaign by convincingly winning their division and getting promotion. The 2018/19 season saw another assault, this time on the 2nd division, and another promotion. This season has seen them achieve a win at each fixture and lift the trophy.
As a team effort, all the ladies have played a part. It has been particularly special to see three former juniors, Sophie, Becky and Lucy enjoying the season and running so well. It’s fantastic to see all their hard work and training rewarded.
Individual congratulations to Sophie Lloyd, outright champion of the women’s league, Lucy Rycroft 1st U20, Lisa O’Neill 3rd Vet, Becky Hodgson 4th Senior, Pippa Mack, Georgina Philips, Helen Smyth, Sarah Chambers, Ruth Fisher and all the Harriers who have run and scored for the team over the last three seasons.