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FRA Championship race, Blacko, 14 Apr Congratulations to all our hardy juniors who ran the very muddy course at Blacko for the second race in the 2018 FRA championships. More photos on the Gallery page of this website, and full results on the FRA website . Next FRA championship race is closer to home; Malham on 19 May - details HERE

Thanks to Frank Golden photography.

Late Spring Newsletter - contributions needed!

All contributions welcome for the next bumper newsletter, especially from Juniors. Please see the Seniors page for more info. Or talk to Lorna.

2018 Helm Junior Championship; Following the first three races of the champs, please find a link to the results so far, HERE.  

Elterwater 8 April; second and third places U17 girls Lottie Beardwood and Becky Dyer, first place U15 boys Ollie Sanders, second and third place U15 girls Elodie Malcolm and Ella Beardwood, third place U13 boys Joseph Rigby, first and second place U13 girls Clara Samson and Elise Tallon. These are just mentions of placings in the top 3 positions within the junior races... in total there were approx. 30 Helm juniors running, including three in the U21s category within the senior race; and it's good to see the smiles at the end ... 

Sat 24 & Sun 25 March ... a busy weekend for Juniors with the National ESAA cross country Years 5, 6 and 7 championships on Saturday in which both Y7 boys and Y7 girls Cumbrian teams came third, followed on Sunday by Helm KWL 
AND the first FRA Junior 2018 championship race on Todd Cragg. In both of Sunday's events Helm Juniors of all ages - from U9 to U21 were racing - approx. 45 juniors in total. Helm Hill is currently third in the FRA championship table, and there were some great individual successes too. More photos in the gallery 

Mid-Lancs cross country series 2017/18 concluded with the 3 March race at Ulverston. Individual placings include Henry Hunter 4th place U13B, Sarah Smith 4th place U13G and Imogen Burrow with a silver medal. The Kendal-Helm composite team reaped a lot of success; 2nd U11Boys, 1st U13Girls, 1st U13Boys, 2nd U15Boys. Well done to all who took part in these races. Full results are on the Cross country page of the Mid-Lancs league website.

Cunswick Scar Kendal Winter League race 4 Mar; In the first race of the day, U13 twins Oliver Smith and Sarah Smith achieved 1st place in the boys and girls category respectively. Elise Tallon followed Sarah in for second place. A strong turn out of Helm Hill boys represented the club well in the U15s race, and the U15s girls achieved second, fourth and fifth placings. Another large contingent of boys and girls in the U17 race (Helm made up practically half the field) ran well before the Senior race began, incorporating the U21s category in which Jacob Aubrey finished second, and fifth overall, with Imogen Burrow achieving first U21 lady.

 

Sedbergh Kendal Winter League race 25 Feb ... beautiful sunshine and great to see so many of our young juniors doing the first races of their lives in the Kendal Winter League 2018. 

Longsleddale Kendal Winter League race 18 Feb saw some great racing. Well done Elodie in the U15s race and well done to Sarah and Elise for a first and second in the U13s, with team mate Poppy not far behind. In the U21s, three Helm lads featured in the top 20 of the Senior race and Georgia Stevens was first U21 Lady. In this picture Alex is racing for the U15s finish line, having led the field to the turn point. 

Barbon Kendal Winter League race 11 Feb as every year, provided a full serving of extreme ascending and descending, mixed with mud and snow. Seen here smiling, one of our young runners took it in his stride as his first race for Helm. Well done Jem.

Whitestones and Birkrigg Kendal Winter League races have now passed, and brought much success for young Helm runners. Our older juniors are featuring regularly in the top ten of the Senior race, Sarah Smith has continued as first girl in the U13s and Ollie Sanders has produced convincing wins as first U15s boy, Maia Doherty is maintaining her second place as U17 girl, with a regular group of other Helm racing girls coming in behind her. Well done to those who are racing for the first time in the Kendal Winter League. 

 

Giggleswick Kendal Winter League race 21 Jan was a delightful challenge as the elements threw blizzard conditions at the juniors. Nevertheless, Helm juniors held their own and battled round the course successfully. Maia Doherty, Elodie Malcolm, Sarah Smith, Elise Tallon, Robert Askew and Ollie Sanders placed within the top 3 positions in their categories and approx 34 Helm juniors ran in total, including our older Juniors competing in the U21 category,running the Senior race. Results are on the Races tab of this website (on the left-hand side). 

Scout Scar Kendal Winter League race 8 Jan; this got off to a cracking start with some storming runs in ALL age categories U13s up to U21s. Well done Maia Doherty, Ollie Sanders, Henry Hunter, Elodie Malcolm, Sarah Smith, Clara Samson and Joseph Rigby who all achieved top 3 places in their age categories. 

Wednesday night Junior training  after the Christmas break will start again on 10 Jan. We will meet at Kendal Town football club, Parkside Road, Kendal.

Wansfell race, Wed 27 Dec  Results are HERE; it was great to see several of our young runners giving it their all at this race (minimum age 14 years old, one mass start). Well done Becky Dyer, Jacob Aubrey, Martin Askew, Joe Conner, Lewis Bowness. 

Junior Fell outing Potter tarn, Brunt Knott, Sat 16 Dec  Another great morning out for Helm Hill Juniors and parents.  

Santa Dash 3 Dec - Helm Hill Juniors supported Rosemere Cancer Foundation, and took first (Ella Martindale), second (Joel Saunders) and third (Finley Grisedale) places into the bargain. 

Juniors' News 2017