Leeds city athlete takes national U20 title

02/05/2011 – Ray Higgins
Jamie Higgins who moved to race walking 12 months ago , added the UK under 20 national title for the 10 Km walk in a time of 48.06 at Redbridge on Sunday 1st May. Jamie representing Leeds City in his first 10 km distance , in very hot conditions lead from the start in the U 20 race coming home to win by a clear 3 mins. This was on the back of a recent win at the Jeff Ford 5km championship in Sheffield in April with a PB of 23.35 . A good start to a important season for the reigning English schools champion.