WINDSOR, Slough, Eton & Hounslow (WSEH) Athletics Club sent both a men and ladies team to contest the South of England Road Relays in Milton Keynes.

The WSEH ladies team had an excellent run to finish in ninth position behind winners Herne Hill Harriers.

Sarah Chapman was on song on the opening short leg to come home in the lead in 17 minutes and nine seconds (17.09), which proved to be the second overall fastest on the day.

Charlotte Firth took the opening long leg, losing ground to fifth place, in a nonetheless good time of 19.15. Alex Slotwinska lost further ground on the fourth leg with 33.08 in 12th position.

Molly Riglin moved back up the field with her 18.59 to secure ninth spot, a position maintained by Alice Flint on the final leg with her time of 20.18.

In the men’s 12 stage event WSEH were led off by Adam Moore on the opening long leg, coming home in 16th place in 24.13.

Dan Brookling took the baton on the opening short leg to move WSEH up to 11th with his time of 16.01.

Newcomer Mark Vardy was next to toe the line, losing ground to 18th with his time of 25.30. Shaun Hudson maintained this position on the fourth leg with his clocking of 16.39.

James Tidd, on the fifth leg, just about held his ground to finish in 19th place on 26.11. Another newcomer Alex Webb took on the role on the sixth leg slipping to 22nd on 17.55.

Team captain Simon Millett was next to appear, clawing back several places to 19th with his time of 25.07. Joe Spicer was unable to secure this advantage losing ground to 21st with his time of 18.08.

Seb Pencole was next to appear and he dropped one place to 21st with his clocking of 27.05. Matt Clutterbuck, the youngest member of the team, had a good run to move back up to 19th with his posting of 16.22.

Kieran Best lost just one place on the penultimate leg to 20th in 28m18. Ben Findlay, on the final leg, regained this position to bring the club home in 19th place with 16m47.

Aldershot Farnham & District were the team victors.