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    English Cross Country Running Championships from Leicester.

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    Full title reads: "Leicester. Cross Country Champions".

    Leicester, Leicestershire. English Cross Country Running Championships.

    LV Pan. Cross Country runners preparing for the Senior race. CU runners taking off their shirts. LV Mass of runners preparing for the start. CU Derek Ibbotson. AS Sign "Starting point for the English Cross Country Championships". SV The Lord Mayor of Leicester Mrs Constance Jackson starting the race. She presses a bell push.

    GV Of the mass start. Pan to back view. LV As the runners race past camera in mass. SV Pan. ditto. GV As the runners race round for the second lap. SV Pan. The first three in the lead Battey, Ron Hill, JE Cooke. SV Pan. Bruce Tulloh running in bare feet. SV Official watching. LV Battey leading in the third lap. CU Pan Tulloh running showing his bare feet pan to back view. LV Towards and pan. Competitors running round corner of field. AS Sign "Finish". SV Mel Battey from Thurrock Harriers coming in to win the race. He breasts the tape. SV DM Turner from Liverpool Harriers coming in second followed by R Hill from Bolton United Harriers coming in third.

    CU The winner Battey after the race. SV Pan. L Hudson from Leamington being helped along exhausted after the race.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:01:00 / 01:34:21:00

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