In last Saturday's third and final league race, held at Sherdley Park, Sutton, St. Helens, Wallasey Athletic Club's runners were once again led home in the senior race by Dave Lockley, who finished well in 8th place in 36 mins. 45 secs.
He was well backed by Barrie Smith, 20th in 38 mins. 16 secs.; Johnny Jones, 27th in 39 mins. 16 secs.; Mike Teahan, 40th, 40 mins. 45 secs.; Ray Kay, 47th, 41 mins. 33 secs.; Len Durkin, 56th, 43 mins. 08, secs.; and Dave Hughes, 63rd, 44 mins. 03 secs.
In the boys' race Wallasey's three team counters were Gary Fair, not running true to form and finishing 8th in 8 mins, 46 secs.; Bob Brimage, 11th in 8 mins. 56 secs.; and Bob Warburton, 13th in 8 mins. 58 secs. The other two Wallasey runners were three or four years younger than most of the other boys, but both finished very well - Steve Daniels at 37th in 9 mins. 55 sec.; and Gwyn Griffiths 40th, in 10 mins. 15 secs.
The individual winner of this 11/2 mile race was Steve Deegan, Pembroke,