SKY Draper was the star performer for Harrow Athletic Club in the second round of the Apex Sports Chiltern Cross Country League at Wigmore Valley, Luton, writes Tony Bush.
The promising triathlete finished only seventh in the opening league fixture but she made no mistake here, powering round the flat grassland of the 4,000-metre course, to win by five seconds in a fast 13.10.
She helped to lead Harrow to seventh spot in the U15 age-group.
Leigh Lattimore also showed good form to finish third in the U20 race.
Amy Concannon returned from university to place 24th and help Harrow to seventh team position. Ashlee McGuigan continued her good season to take 18th spot in the senior women's race.
Rachel O'Neill was Harrow's top runner in the U13 age group, placing 44th, while Isabella Hotton, in 24th, was the best in the U11 event.
A depleted team suffered a rare defeat in the senior men's event, being relegated to third spot behind Milton Keynes and Luton.
Dave Branfoot, still on restricted training following a serious foot injury, ran well for ninth place, with Jim Cooper just seven seconds behind in 11th.
Julian Critchlow placed a good 19th to lead the veteran's squad to victory.
Peter Norris edged Alan Wray ahead of veteran duo Mark Cursons and Chris Finill. Matt Judson was below his best after a heavy cold but there were good runs from veterans Richard Francis and Danny Watkins.
Andrew Holliman finished 18th to lead the U17 squad to seventh team spot.
Dalton McGuigan continued his good season, placing 11th and leading Harrow to seventh in the U15s. Kai Hammond's 23rd place finish helped Harrow to eighth position while Jamie Cohen finished 18th to give the Harrow team sixth spot.