Elizabeth claims English fell title

WINNER: Elizabeth Greenwood
WINNER: Elizabeth Greenwood

Elizabeth Greenwood has clinched the Under 16 English Fell Running Championship.

The Clitheroe Royal Grammar School student has won all four races this year to claim the title.

Her last race at Sedbergh confirmed her selection to represent England in a home international fell race in Stirling in September.

Her success adds to her earlier, in May, won the Inter-counties fell race at Settle, after being selected to run for Lancashire, making her English Inter-counties Under 16 champion, and Lancashire Under 15 1500m and 3000m champion.

At the Lancashire Track and Field Championship in Blackpool on May 25th and 26th, Elizabeth won the 1,500m and 3,000m races, breaking the Lancashire 3,000m record by 11 seconds.

She is currently ranked third in the country at this distance at Under 15.