Archive for August 2012

World Junior Championships – July 2012

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Katy Marchant competed for Great Britain in the Heptathlon in the  World Junior Championships in Barcelona, 10th -15th July 2912. On the first day of competition, Katy set a new best in the 100m hurdles with 14.15s into a -1.1 headwind. Katy would have been hoping for more points in the high jump, but had […]

English Schools AA Championships

Friday, August 17th, 2012

This year’s event at Gateshead on 6-7th July was a very successful one for Leeds City athletes, with a couple of outstanding club records and a haul of five medals. On the track, Caoimhe Crampton ran a fantastic 12.43s (4th on the all time rankings list) with a following wind of + 3.0m/s, finishing 2nd […]

Track League Round Up June & July

Friday, August 17th, 2012

National Young Athletes League, Northern Premier 2 – South Leeds, 17th June 2012 U13 Girls Rebecca Lister was just outside her pb in the 75m A race, finishing 6th in 11.5s and in the B, Polly Booth ran 11.4s for 3rd place in her first race at the distance, going equal 28th on the club […]

Northern Track & Field Junior Champs

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Our Athletes had a succesful weekend at Northern U20 age group champiosnhips in Hull on the 14 & 15th July. Jemma Ibbetson moved up to 14th on the club rankings list in the U15 girls discus, finishing 7th with a pb 23.26m. Vikki Adams just missed out on a medal in the U15 girls long […]

Early Season Harriers Fixtures

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Northern Athletics 6 & 4 Stage Road Relay & Young Athletes Championships 22 September  – Leigh Sports Village   Northern Athletics Cross Country Relay Championships 06     October – Graves Park Sheffield   National 6 & 4 Stage Road and National Young Athletes Road Relays  13/14 October – Sutton Park, Birmingham   Complete Runner Cross Country […]

Annual General Meeting

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Leeds City Athletic Club will be held on Friday 19th October 2012 in the Grandstand Suite, John Charles Centre for Sport at South Leeds Stadium, commencing 7.00pm. All Club members are invited to attend. Please submit nominations for election to the Executive and General Committees […]

UK Women’s League South Leeds, 28th July

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

 UK Women’s League Division 3, match 3 of 3 – South Leeds, 28th July 2012 Leeds City women were very unlucky not to win the home match, finishing 2nd to Reading by just three points and ending up 3rd in the league behind Reading and Notts, with the top two being promoted. We placed top […]

News Round up

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

British Athletics League – Derby / Bournmouth, 28th July 2012 Sam Allan and Chris Wright competed higher claim for Notts in Div 2 and Nene Valley in Div 4 respectively. Sam set a season’s best in the javelin with 53.15m and threw the hammer 28.53m, whilst Chris ran a 9.48.61 3000m.     James Herriot Country Trail Run […]

Arncliffe Fete “4” 11th August 2012

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Leeds City Athletes were to the fore in this popular road race in the Yorkshire Dales. Alan Buckley was first home and the club had four in the top 5 and one other in the top 10. Keeping it in the family Alan’s wife Jo , running for Bingley Harriers, was first lady.   Full results […]

England Athletics Under 15/17 Championships – Bedford, 18-19th August

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

An excellent weekend for Leeds City athletes at the National Under 15/17 Championships at Bedford. Congrats for surviving the sticky hot weather. Headlines Under 15s George Armstrong Gold in Discus with 47m plus Under 17s Elliot Hurley silver in the long jump with 6.92m and 4th in the 200m in 21.99s. Nick Petrou Silver in […]