Duo add to medal haul

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Following on from their silver medal-winning performance at the National Vets Cross Country Relays, West Suffolk Athletics Club’s Maureen McCarthy and Christine Anthony added to their medal haul at the Eastern Athletic Associations Veterans Cross Country Championships in Kettering.

McCarthy comfortably took the V50 title, clocking 22 minutes eight seconds, with Anthony in bronze medal position in 24.40.

In the supporting junior races, Seb Anthony was an easy winner of the under-17 men’s race, almost 30 seconds clear of the competition.

Thomas McCarthy persevered, despite a severe stitch, to seventh in the under-13 boys’ race.