Baildon Runners entered a mens and womens team at this years Northern Cross Country Championships for the first time. The races took place at Harewood House on a very muddy course, especially after the 8 races which had already taken place throughout the day.
Baildon Runners Ladies raced 8000m and finished as the 15th team out of 53 competing teams beating the likes of Bingley Harriers and Keighley and Craven. Baildon Runners Men raced 12000m and finished as the 36th team out of 57, only 3 places behind Bingley Harriers.
In the words of Denise Johnson "I think we have arrived on the big stage".