Aviva London Grand Prix – Dale Worton U20 & Gordon Benson U17…

‘Dale & Gordon were invited to run in the U20 3000m at the Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace on Saturday 14th August. Both went to the event and thoroughly enjoyed the day – they wore their Leeds Club vests with pride!’

Gordon ran the race of his life at only 16 he came 10th in 8.24.42 a new PB, Dale ran a good race and came 20th in 8.34.63.’

‘After the race it was realised that Gordon’s time had put him to the top of the UKA rankings for U17 male, he is pleased with his progress this year and can’t thank his coach Keith Belcher enough for all his support and advice.’

On the same weekend, Connor Morley won bronze in the octathlon at the North West combined event open at Sport City, gaining 5 PBs from 8 events and also a new PB for his grand total score (long jump: 5.56m, javelin: 28.73m, 400m: 58.39sec, 100m hurdles: 16.2sec, high jump: 1.74m, grand total: 3437). Not bad for a first season in the U/17 boys!