STRATFORD AC created history in the first fixture of the Birmingham Cross Country League when they had two runners finishing in the top five of a senior men’s cross-country league race for the first time.
Rich Shephard and Josh Newman took fourth and fifth places respectively at Cob House Country Park near Worcester.
Stratford’s A team finished seventh on the day in Division Two and the B team were also seventh in their competition.
In the Midland Women’s Cross Country League, Stratford were 15th in Division One in their opening round at Coundon Hall Park in Coventry.
For a full report of Stratford AC’s exploits, see this week’s Herald.