Bradley Doe, Stewart Ellis, Nathan Roulson, Don English, Kathryn Bronson and Hazel Buist scored for the Halstead Road Runners in the 53-12 Cross Country Series at Harwich, but it could not stop them slipping to third in the league.
There are three races to go following the postponement of Hylands Park, with Hadleigh Hares (17 points) topping the table.
n Jim Leaney ran stronger than ever in a rather frosty Great Notley Park Run.
Less than a year after an horrific injury when he broke his leg, Leaney ran the course in a personal best time of 23 minutes eight seconds.
Bradley Doe (20.27) and Mick Purkiss (28.44) also ran.
n Halstead Road Runners meet on a Wednesday evening at 7.15pm at Courtaluds Sports Ground, Colchester Road.
Anyone interested in joining should contact club captains Jim Clark (07921 312361) or Jenn Langley (07769 997189) for further information.