Leeds City Athlete retains English Schools title

Jamie Higgins of Leeds City , successfully defended his 5km Race walking title in Exeter on Saturday 17th September.

Jamie reigning English Schools and UKA Junior Champion , dominated from the start , leading all the way to record a new PB of 22.43 , lapping all other competitions on route.

This impressive display from the Great Britain junior international , comes only a week after securing third place in the senor 10km nationals in Victoria Park London with another PB 46.43.

Jamie now intends to finalize this season with an attempt on the junior mile record at the Leeds Varsity match in October.

In the U17 Women’s 3000m race walk,Ellie Dooley finished a fine 5th on her debut at the distance and in only her 3rd ever race at the discipline.