Eastern Athletics Association has held open cross country championships most years since 1937. Only C&C, Nene Valley, and Peterborough AC have ever brought the trophy to Cambridgeshire, could Ely add to that list in 2016?
With a number of regulars unavailable for this race, Ely Runners only just managed to rustle up a skeleton team of 10.
After the somewhat feeble previous result at Hinchingbrooke, finishing 15th out of 16, the March performance just had to be better, and thankfully it was.
Although the number of Ely Runners running in the County Championships on a wet, cold, January day in muddy conditions was quite modest, several individuals did well to achieve county championship medals, notably in some of the youngest and oldest age groups.