James makes a splash at the Eastern Athletics Association Cross Country Champs

Seventeen year old James Orrell loves the challenge of racing cross country but got more than he expected on a waterlogged course in Keysoe Bedfordshire in the Eastern Athletics Association Cross Country Championships on Saturday 16th November. In spite of the flooded water jumps and other challenges James came in second in the under 20 male category , completting the 8K course in 28 minutes 27 seconds.