Archive for March 2011

McCain City Challenge – UWIC Cardiff 26 Feb 2011

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Katy Marchant (Team Sheffield) was a couple of tenths down on her seasons best over 60m hurdles when running 9.02s for 6th place. In the combined events tri-challenge, Jenny Lumley, representing Team Newcastle scored 1967 for 7th place, just 9 points behind the total she posted in the previous round at Sheffield. Amazingly, for the […]

British Masters Indoor Championships – Lee Valley 26/27 Feb 2011

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The amazing Tony Bowman added the M75 60m hurdles European Record to the M70 version that he still holds. He smashed the previous best of 11.16s, to set new figures of 10.77s. This was one of FOUR titles Tony won on a weekend where everything was gold for Leeds City athletes. The 60m sprint was […]

England Athletics U15/U17/U20 Indoor Championships – NIA Birmingham 26/27th Feb 2011

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Just a handful of hurdlers took on the best of England’s young athletes at Birmingham last weekend. In the U15 girls 60m hurdles, Melissa Fletcher, finishing 4th,j ust missed out on qualifying for the semi-finals, but ran a fine pb of 9.67s. Caoimhe Crampton ran quicker than her outing at Sportcity the weekend before, clocking […]

Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Birmingham – Saturday 5 March 2011

Monday, March 7th, 2011

LCAC had some good results representing their respective counties, in this highly competitive race. In the Senior Mens race James Walsh representing Warwickshire came well up in 5th, followed by Yorkshire’s leading man James Wilkinson in 13th bringing the Yorkshire team into 4th position. Simon Deakin represented Lancashire in 51st with Martin Hilton 93rd and […]

England Athletics U15/U17 Indoor Combined Events Championships – EIS Sheffield 5-6 Mar 2011

Friday, March 11th, 2011

In the U15 girls event, Melissa Fletcher was just outside her best time in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.73s. The high jump produced a pb with 1.41m, followed by 6.31m in the shot putt. After two no-jumps,it must have been a relief to get one in with her last attempt and 4.35m […]

GBR v FRA v ENG U23 / U20 Combined Events Indoor International – EIS Sheffield 06 Mar 2011

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Competing for Great Britain against France and England, the Marchant sisters had mixed fortunes at this combined events international. In the U23 event, Amy wasn’t far off her pb with a score of 3532 and 8th place in the competition. She ran close to her best in the 60m hurdles, with a time of 9.26s […]

City of Manchester Indoor Open Meeting – Sportcity 06 Mar 2011

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Caoimhe Crampton set two personal bests in the U15 girls 60m (8.60s) and 60m hurdles (9.76s), winning both her heats. In the U15 Boys events, Louie Hurley ran a 60m pb of 8.70s and long jumped 4.30m. Elliot Hurley ran another pb for 60m, clocking a fine 7.33s in winning his heat of the U17 […]

North Eastern Counties Open Pentathlon – Gateshead 13 Mar 2011

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Jacob Fincham-Dukes set pbs in almost all of the disciplines as he won his age group. In the 60m hurdles,he ran his 2nd fastest time of the season with 9.46s. Personal bests came in the long jump, where he went out to 5.25m and his first ever effort at the shot with a putt of […]

Leeds Open – John Charles Centre for Sport Indoor Track – 13 Mar 2011

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

06/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Megan Sanders, Rebecca Lister and Jessie Mogridge each tackled three event in the U13 girls age group. In the 60m, Megan ran an equal pb of 9.4s, Jessie 9.9s and Rebecca 10.1s. Megan was also to the fore in the 60m hurdles, a little down on her time in the February […]

English Schools Cross Country Championships – Nottingham – 19 March 2011

Monday, March 21st, 2011

12/04/2011 – Elaine Benson Four of our up and coming young athletes were selected to represent West Yorkshire Schools at this event. Gemma Keir came 50th, Keiran Savage came 133rd both were bottom age and competing against the finest in England. Gordon Benson and Michael Wood came in 7th and 8th in the same time […]