Bennett Cup 19/20

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Last updated 30 October 2019

Bennett Cup - 2019/20

This is a season-long competition based on 9 separate events: Cross-Country Relay, Opening 5, Christmas 5 Handicap, Closing 5, Club 10k, Club 10 mile and three Mob Matches (7 1/2 miles).

Who was W P D Bennett ?  The cup was presented to the Club by his mother.  Read his Obituary.

 


The 2018/19 final result was: 1st Luca & 3rd Jason -  after the Closing 5 - 10 March 2019


After 4 Events for 2019/20

Paid up members only included...

  age bnt pts bnt pts bnt pts bnt pts bnt pts number
  27/10/19 relay club 5 orion slh total events
               
1 LEESON John 61 30 25 22 29 106 4
2 STOCKS Adrian 45 28 27 0 26 81 3
3 BEADLE David 52 8 26 28 18 80 4
4= ELLISON Mark 59 12 0 23 30 65 3
4= LAWES Andy 64 1 22 25 17 65 4
6 ERCOLANI Luca 47 1 0 30 28 59 3
7 WETHERILT Barry 63 1 0 21 23 45 3
8 GEORGIADIS Joseph 17 20 24 0 0 44 2
9 TAYLOR Ian 58 0 17 26 0 43 2
10 UNWIN James 56 9 0 27 0 36 2
11 PAIRMAN Steve 58 0 21 0 10 31 2
12= EVANS Gareth 41 1 0 29 0 30 2
12= HARRINGTON Rod 53 1 29 0 0 30 2
12= MYATT Callum 18 0 30 0 0 30 1
15 SALAKO Ifetobi 18 29 0 0 0 29 1
16= BESWICK Roger 57 0 28 0 0 28 1
16= SWATTON Iain 54 0 19 0 9 28 2
18= BARBER Nick 58 0 0 0 27 27 1
18= SMITH Millie (L) 18 27 0 0 0 27 1
20 BARNES Ailbhe (L) 15 26 0 0 0 26 1
21= HAFFENDEN Sally (L) 49 0 0 0 25 25 1
21= KENNEDY Dan 27 25 0 0 0 25 1
21= SHORT Jason 49 1 0 24 0 25 2
24= HAFFENDEN Nigel 52 0 0 0 24 24 1
24= KEREKGYARTO Paul 43 1 23 0 0 24 2
24= MEERS Jason  50 24 0 0 0 24 1
27= BARBER Joss 20 23 0 0 0 23 1
27= LEACH Amy (L) 19 1 0 0 22 23 2
29 LENG Jake 16 22 0 0 0 22 1
30= ARCURI Luigi 62 0 0 0 21 21 1
30= DOLBY Ellie (L) 15 21 0 0 0 21 1
32= CORRY Nic 46 0 20 0 0 20 1
32= PHELAN Jim 71 0 0 0 20 20 1
34= BUTLER Jennie (L) 46 0 0 0 19 19 1
34= WOOD Theo 18 19 0 0 0 19 1
36= READ Glen 58 0 18 0 0 18 1
36= STONEHAM Isabelle (L) 15 18 0 0 0 18 1
38= HARPER Daniella (L) 15 16.5 0 0 0 16.5 1
38= WHITE Zoe (L) 16 16.5 0 0 0 16.5 1
40 COLLINS George 18 0 0 0 16 16 1
41 TUCK Chris 30 0 0 0 15 15 1
42= MILLER Amy (L) 16 14.5 0 0 0 14.5 1
42= OSMOND Ellie (L) 17 14.5 0 0 0 14.5 1
44 TURNER John E 69 0 0 0 14 14 1
45= BRADEN Ross 24 13 0 0 0 13 1
45= CORNEILLE Darren 39 0 0 0 13 13 1
47 TUCKER Andy 53 0 0 0 12 12 1
48= BYFORD Richard 32 0 0 0 11 11 1
48= HALL Richard 44 11 0 0 0 11 1
50 VINTNER Jon  31 10 0 0 0 10 1
51 DEIGHTON Ella (L) 15 7 0 0 0 7 1
52 PANTON Bethany 16 6 0 0 0 6 1
53 DOWLING Josh 22 5 0 0 0 5 1
54 DESBOROUGH Tom 23 4 0 0 0 4 1
55 GIBBINS Alex 43 3 0 0 0 3 1
56 COOPER Steve 47 2 0 0 0 2 1
57= AYRES Tim 31 0 0 0 1 1 1
57= DANIEL Ken 69 1 0 0 0 1 1
57= DANIEL Richard 31 1 0 0 0 1 1
57= DANIELS Richard 48 1 0 0 0 1 1
57= EVENDEN Steve 42 1 0 0 0 1 1
57= FISHER Henry 17 0 1 0 0 1 1
57= FORSYTH Heidi (L) 15 1 0 0 0 1 1
57= GRIFFIN Cornelius 64 1 0 0 0 1 1
               
    43 ran 16 ran 10 ran 23 ran    
    32 men  16 men  10 men  20 men    
    12 women  0 women 0 women 3 women    

 

 

The following is the OBITUARY that appeared in the Blackheath Harriers Gazette and Club Record No 341 - dated Aug/Sep 1929.

It is with deep regret that we have to record the death of a young and promising member, Walter Patrick Dillon Bennett, in an air crash on July last. Bennett joined the Club early in 1926, and although unable to compete regularly made considerable progress, being placed in several handicap races, notably in the Nicholls Cup last winter, when he was second; and he supported many Club social functions. He was very modest and known well to only a few, so that the tribute from the Rev. A. J. K. Martyn, headmaster of Sedbergh School, below is especially apt to assist 'Heathens of his generation to estimate the loss of this generous and unassuming character.

Walter P. D. Bennett was born in October 1907, and educated at Sedbergh School, Yorkshire. At the time of entering that school, in September, 1921, his father, who was an engineer, lived at Stocksfield-on-Tyne. Bennett joined the School-house under Major W. N. Weech, the headmaster. During his five years at school he worked his way from the lowest to the highest form with that perseverance and pluck which characterised him all through. Though never distinguished in any branch of athletics, he exercised a strong and healthy influence on his schoolfellows, with whom he was immensely popular. After leaving school he worked with an engineering firm in London, but took up "flying" in his spare time, and after gaining his pilot's certificate was on the Reserve of Air Force Officers. It was on July 19, when he had been observed by an eye-witness to perform some daring feats, that the aeroplane, a single seater, nose-dived and crashed near Radlett, in Hertfordshire; Bennett was killed instantaneously.

We tender our profound sympathy to his mother, and to his sister and surviving brother. The sudden close to a brilliant young life is made the more pathetic as Bennett had only a few weeks previously passed the examination for entrance to King's College, Cambridge, and had been looking forward eagerly to his three years at that university.

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