Archive for April 2011

Gateshead Indoor Standards Meeting 17th Mar 2011 / Stan Calvert Cup – Gateshead 30th Mar 2011

Friday, April 1st, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell 2nd claim member David Dempsey ran a pb for the 60m, placing 5th in a time of 7.56s on the 17th of March. He was in top form again at the Stan Calvert Cup meeting, running his 3rd sub-50 400m of the year to win in 49.9s. Having not been over […]

Ivan Stringer Memorial Open – Cleckheaton 27th Mar 2011

Friday, April 1st, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Grace Plater set a big pb in the long jump,adding more than half a metre to last years best with 3.41m to win the U11 girls event. She also took on the 75m for the first time and was 4th in 12.4s. Thomas Cryer took third place in both the U11 […]

Notts AC Spring Spruce Open – Nottingham 3rd Apr 2011

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Jacob Gardiner competed for the first time this year and also moved into the under 20 mens age group. With the heavier implements, he threw 12.75m to win the shot and was 2nd in the javelin with 34.25m. In the 100m, he was 5th in 12.1s, well outside his best, but […]

Isle of Wight Floodlit Field Meeting – Sandown 6th Apr 2011

Friday, April 8th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Matt Barton was in throws action at this mid-week meeting and had similar early season performances to last year. He was second in both shot (9.43m) and hammer (22.74m).

Men’s 12 Stage/Women’s 6 Stage Road Relays – Sutton Park Saturday 9 April 2011

Monday, April 11th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Elaine Benson (from YEP) Our ladies did the club proud and just missed out on a medal coming in 4th place. (1.47.33) Lorna Young gave the ladies a good start, and our star runner Susan Partridge picked up 9 places on the 4th stage taking the team into 3rd place. They held third […]

Wakefield Spring Open Meeting – Thornes Park 10th Apr 2011

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell It was like a throwback to Temple Newsam track in the seventies, with crowds sat on the grass banks enjoying the sun. I can’t remember seeing such an attendance at an open meeting for a long, long time, obviously the weather helped, but it was great to see. U15 Girls In […]

Trafford AC Young Athletes’ Medal Meeting – Stretford 10th Apr 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Gemma Keir took to the track for the first time this year and knocked over 2 seconds off her best 800m time in 2nd place, on a day where a host of pb’s were set. Her time of 2.20.83, places her in the top ten U15 girls in the country so […]

2011 Dortmund Athletics Trip

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

16/04/2011 – Matt Barton The Dort Report 2011 is available, courtesy of Matt Barton.

RAF Invitation – Cosford 16th Apr 2011

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

25/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Competing for a Leeds Metropolitan University team,Alice Simpson and Robyn Purchase were in throws action. Alice opened her account for the season in the discus with a solid 35.35m throw in 2nd place and in her first outdoor shot event this year,won with 12.15m. In her first outing of the season,Robyn […]

Liverpool Harriers Jumps & Throws – Wavertree 16th Apr 2011

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell Three Leeds City athletes made the trip over to Merseyside and came away with some good performances. U15 Jacob Fincham Dukes won the high jump with 1.55m,placed 2nd in the long jump with 5.24m, into a -2.9m/s headwind and in his first triple jump leapt into TPOT top 10 with 11.33m. […]