Mel Batty wins Cross Country Championship on Parliament Hill fields, London.
Title reads: "Thousand in cross-country Championship".
Parliament Hill fields (Hampstead Heath), London.
Athlete Mel Batty wins Cross Country Championship. Various shots competitors at start of race. M/S New Zealand team. Start of race, pan as the field runs away from camera. Various shots of race. Pan with Mel Batty running through snow, already in the lead. M/S next bunch of runners coming behind. C/U their feet running through snow and slush. L/S crowd watching as runners go past. Pan whole crowd of runners coming past. M/S runners going through slush. Panning shot Mel Batty nearing finish. L/S next group coming behind. L/S Batty breasts tape. Panning shot as he runs towards camera jumping in the air. C/U race winner Batty talking to reporters.
Note: race programme on file.