It’s a doddle for harriers kids

Sunday 8th March saw the action move to Abbey Village for the kids Daffodil Doddle followed by the adults in the Roddlesworth Roller.

It was a fine day though still tricky underfoot on a really tough course.

It was a clean sweep for Bolton United Harriers young athletes as Jason Scaife and Lily Philbin won the boy’s and girl’s races. Both students of Little Lever High School, the school can rightly be proud of their athletic achievements.

Jason Scaife won the event by a clear margin. From a keen sporting family, we look forward to the development of this talented athlete as he continues to work hard.

Lily Philbin, a keen racer finished an impressive 4th overall and won the girls race in a time of 8:30.

Nathaniel Knowles, son of successful runner John Knowles, was just 10 seconds behind Lily and runner up in the Under 10’s category.

Hannah Swales was the Under 14 champion and fourth home for Bolton.

Alex Preston of Eagley school finished 3rd in the Under 10’s in another great performance.

Other notable performances include: Scarlett Taylor-Mann (4th Under 10), Katie Watson (2nd Under 14), Benjamin Davis (3rd Under 9), Max Preston (3rd Under 8), Curtis Hornsey (7th Under 10), Emily Wood (4th Under 9), Jessica Swales (3rd Under 11), Cerys Jones (5th Under 9), Kirsten Scaife (1st Under 12), Frankie Wood (2nd Under 12), Harlan Moore (1st Under 7), Jasmine Greenhaigh (11th Under 7), Charlotte Davis (10th Under 6).