Waterloo residents must have thought there was an invasion last Saturday, when almost 200 runners took part in the annual road race over 63/4 miles, Ken Gates (Liverpool Pembroke) was the winner in 34mins. 46secs., closely followed home by Peter Thompson of Manchester and A. Lawton of Leeds.
Wallasey's first man home, Roy Parry, finished in 54th place, only 31/2 mins. Behind the winner, the remaining juniors finished in 95th, 99th, 101st, 119th, and 122nd places, their times being D. Standfast 40mins. 20secs., K. Ledward 40mins. 22secs., C. Harris 40mins. 25secs., J. Winrow 42mins. 30secs., and H. Pritchard 42mins. 34secs.
The cross-country league table reads:
Liverpool Harriers 3 72
Liverpool Pembroke 3 108
Sefton Harriers 2 122
Wallasey 2 163
Liverpool Boundary 3 165
Waterloo Harriers 3 206