With eight runners to count towards the team total it was especially vital that the final
Dave ran particularly well, not quite staying with the leading group, but finishing 12th, just three places in front of John Wright who must have been well satisfied with his position after being unable to train hard all week due to a slight injury.
Mike Teahan continued to move up the field, finishing 36th; his improvement being due to a greater emphasis on quality in training rather than quantity, a point some of his colleagues should remember.
In the youths' race, Wallasey had only two runners, Bob Brimage and Bob Warburton. The former, Bob having a particularly bad run, being left from the start and finishing ninth, just behind Bob Warburton.
Boys (2 miles) 24th: G. Griffiths, 12 mins. 30 secs.; 39th: B. Kanes, 14 mins. 50 secs.
Senior (7 miles), 12th: D. Lindsey, 38 mins. 04 secs.; 15th: J. Wright, 38 mins. 38 secs.; 23rd: D. Lockley, 39 mins. 21secs.; 36th: M. Teahan, 40 mins. 32 secs.; 37th: B. Smith, 40 mins. 41secs.; 40th: M. Whiteside, 42mins. 07 secs.; 53rd: P. Lewis, 42 mins 36 secs.; 56th; D. Hughes, 42 mins. 44 secs.; 65th: L. Durkin, 44 mins. 42 secs.: 8th, R .Tarrant, 50
Mins. 40 secs.; 83rd: I. Wilson, 54 mins. 53 secs.