In a spirited struggle J. Hyman (R.A.F. and Pembroke) 42 mins. 23 secs. beat Denis Dickinson (W.A.C.) 42 mins 29 secs. on the run in to the finish. But Wallasey runners filled the next four positions to secure the team result for the club. 3, J. Arkless 43 mins. 12 secs; 4, A. Dinsdale 43.39; 5, A. Simpson 44.40; 6, Tony Dickinson 45.39.
A club scratch team, aged under 17, were beaten by a keen young team of under 16's from Prenton Secondary School by 46 points to 32 over a course of 41/4 miles.
National athletic interest will focus this Saturday on Worsley, near Manchester, where the inter-counties cross-country team race will be run. Wallasey Athletic Club is holding a club run, the last before nest week's championships.
Club members are reminded of the dates of the various club championships :-
Wednesday January 19 Junior (under 21) - weight-lifting Friday January 21 - Senior weight-lifting
Saturday January 22 - cross-country followed in the evening by the club's annual party.
A new training schedule covering the period up to the end of the season local championships has been posted on the headquarters notice board.