News round up

ATW Metropolitan League – Wormwood Scrubs, 8/2/14

Alex Davy, running for his 2nd claim club, followed up his fine 21st place in the last Met League event with another top run, finishing 22nd in this latest race.

 

 

 

2XU Surrey Men’s League Division 1 – Richmond Park, 8/2/14 

Danny Davis (guesting) followed his win in the last round with a fine 3rd place here, Paskar Owor and John Gilbert getting the better of him on this occasion.

 

 

 

British Indoor Athletics Championships – Sheffield (EIS), 8-9/2/14

Elliott Hurley gave a great account of himself in this elevated level of competition, running against seasoned senior athletes in the 60m sprint.

In his heat, Elliott beat the Northern senior champion to qualify for the semi’s, clocking 6.90s, just 1/100th outside his recently set club record.

Elliott gave a good account of himself in his semi final, running against the likes of Dwain Chambers and James Ellington, he ran another sub 7 race with 6.93s, finishing in 6th place.

Racheal Bamford’s 1500m race was a straight final and she tracked the leaders for most of the race, ending up battling for 4th place as the first three moved away. Racheal set a new season’s best of 4.21.89, finishing 5th and moves closer to Kirsten Scobie’s 5th place 4.21.79 on the club all-time list.

 

 

 

Leeds Young Athletes Open – South Leeds, 9/2/14 

 

U11

Kiikii Brown set a new pb in the 60m, moving up to 3rd on the club U11 rankings list with a fine run of 9.2s and won the long jump with 4.08m.

Heidi Parry was just outside her best time, clocking 9.4s and moved up to 18th on the rankings list with a big improvement to 3.60m in the long jump.

Samantha Crebbin wasn’t far off her pb with 11.1s in the 60m and only slightly down on her best in the long jump with 2.76m.

Heidi continued her excellent day with a win in the shot with a pb 7.68m, Kiikii was 3rd also with a new best of 5.37m and Samantha made it a trio of new figures with 4.47m.

Ben Seymour was just a fraction off Jack Gape’s 60m U11 club record with 9.2s and went 5th on the club long jump rankings with a fine 3.82m.

Archie Clegg ran 9.6s in his 60m race to go 4th on the rankings list and went 29th on the long jump rankings with 3.14m.

 

U13

New member Amaha Lawrence went 18th equal on the U13 boys rankings list with his 9.1s 60m and Maisey Howson moved up to 5th on the girls list with 8.9s.

New member Phoebe Hughes ran 9.2s to go 16th equal and Erin Swallow was just outside her pb with 9.8s.

Three more new members, Kirsten Chryssanthou, Jessica Moss and Samantha Cooper ran the 60m, Kirsten and Jessica running 10.2s and Samantha 10.6s.

In the shot, Maisey moved up to 8th on the rankings list with a pb of 7.39m to win, Erin was just shy of her best with 5.91m and Maisey was a little down on her best in the high  jump, clearing 1.25m in 2nd place.

Kafui Amenyeanu went 29th equal on the club U13 girls long jump list with 3.89m in 3rd place, with Erin not far off her best in 8th with 3.57m.

Also jumping for the first time, were Phoebe (3.34m), Amy Russell (3.19m), Jessica (3.03m) and Kristen (2.91m).

Oliver Kitchingman was equal fastest of the day in the U13 boys 60m, going equal 9th on the club rankings list with 8.7s. He was just shy of his pb in the shot, winning with 7.89m and went 3rd on the 60m hurdles list with 11.2s in 2nd place.

Isaac Wardman was just outside his best with 9.1s and was 3rd in the long jump with 3.69m, Matthew Harrison 4th with 3.60m.

Matthew Coyne ran 9.2s on his 60m debut and Sam Cavell equalled his pb , set this time last year, with 9.4s.

 

U15

Leonie Ashmeade equalled her pb in the 60m, finishing 3rd fastest with 8.4s, Alex Pyman setting a new best with 9.0s to go 34th on the club U15 girls rankings.

In the 60m hurdles, Rhea Southcott was just shy of her pb, clocking 10.5s in 3rd place, Rebecca Lister went 18th on the club rankings list with 10.8s in 4th and Fiona Oddy was 5th in 11.0s, placing 19th on the list.

Megan Sanders was just below 5m in the long jump, finishing 2nd with 4.94m, Lily Horsfield,  just shy of her best in 3rd with 4.59m.

Rebecca wasn’t far off her pb with 4.33m in 4th, nor was Fiona with 4.00m in 7th, but in 8th Alex added 21cms to her previous best with a leap of 3.78m.

Lily placed 2nd with a big new pb in the high jump, clearing 1.48m to go 20th on the U15 club rankings list.

Rhea, Rebecca and Sian Horrex all cleared 1.30m and all should go higher this season, having scaled this height on a number of occasions.

Fiona struggled again with a 1.15m clearance, as in the first Leeds City Open, having jumped 1.25m several times last year.

In the shot, Megan was in great form, winning by a couple of metres with an excellent 10.32m, Rhea a fair bit down on her recent best approaching 10m, here with a best of just over 8m.

Alex was using the 3.25kg shot in competition for the fist time and registered a very decent 6.34m.

Another stepping up in weight was Matthew Adams, having a best putt of 7.69m with the 4k shot and clearing a pb 1.40m in the high jump for 2nd.

Callum Orange was just shy of his pb in the long jump, winning with 5.16m and made it a double, taking the high jump with 1.50m.

 

U17

Matthew Hayes ran an excellent pb in the 60m, clocking the equal fastest time of the day with 7.3s.

Miguel Comyn-Zamora was fractionally outside his quickest with 7.45s and there were a stack of pb performances from the rest of the Leeds City sprinters.

Mark Cocker took a chunk off his previous best with 7.5s, moving up from 36th to 15th equal on the U17 rankings list, along with Reynold Banigo, who improved his pb from 7.6s.

Lewis Renton equalled his best of 7.6s and Thomas Hobbs improved significantly from 8.1s to 7.7s.

Connor Archer was another to equal his pb with a 7.8s clocking and Oliver Hobbs ran his fastest by almost a full second with a run of 7.9s.

In the 60m hurdles, Oliver clocked 10.9s and Mark 11.4s, competing over U17 hurdles for the first time.

Vikki Adams went to 6th on the U17 women’s 60m All-Time list with a winning pb of 8.1s and Hope Chilokoa-Mullen equalled her pb with 8.6s.

In the field events, Vikki was just short of her best in the shot with 10.44m for another win and Jemma Ibbetson had a best putt of 6.75m, using the 4k weight for the first time.

Vikki made it three wins, with victory in the long jump, over 5m again with a best of 5.06m.

Harris Hameed had a fine win in the U17 men’s shot, breaking 12m for the first time with 12.08m, Lewis throwing well on his debut with the 5k shot, recording a best of 10.58m.

In the long jump Reynold won with 6.01m to go 31st equal on the club rankings, Connor Archer setting a pb with 5.00m in 7th.

Reynold was in outstanding form in his first high jump competition, going 4th on the U17 men’s All-Time list with an excellent 1.95m clearance.

Matthew Adams set a new personal best with 1.40m in 2nd place.

 

U20

Sian Gilmartin-Green equalled her pb in the 60m with 8.3s and set a season’s best with 4.93m in the long jump.

Andrew Russell ran 9.05s over the 60m hurdles and moved up to 13th equal on the U20 high jump list with a clearance at 1.88m.

 

Sen

Greta Raznauskaite moved up to 5th on the women’s shot rankings with 12.24m, just 4cm’s short of Katy Marchant in 4th.

 

 

 

 

RAF Invitation – Sheffield (EIS), 12/2/14 

400m hurdles specialist Carl Foulstone was 2nd in the flat 400 in 53.63s, just 5/100ths outside his outdoor pb and ran 2.05.34 in the 800m, his first race at the distance for a few years.

Georgia Yearby won the women’s 400m running a season’s best 58.07s, in her first indoor season.

 

 

 

 

South Yorkshire Series – Sheffield (EIS), 15/2/14

A handful of athletes made their way to the EIS for the 3rd in this series of young athletes indoor events.

Maisey Howson (U13) was a little down on her 60m pb, clocking 9.3s, but excelled in the field with two 2nd place finishes.

In the long jump, she demolished her previous best, going over 4m for the first time with 4.10m, moving up from 31st to 15th on the club all-time list.

Her shot has really moved on this year and Maisey showed great consistency with a best putt of 6.85m, not too far off her best.

In the U15 events, Lily Horsfield and Rhea Southcott weren’t far off their respective bests in the long jump, Lily with 4.44m in 5th and Rhea 4.38m in 11th.

Rhea was just outside her pb in the 60m with a 9.10 clocking and was 4th in the shot with a handy 8.90m. Lily took on the one lap event, running the 200m in 29.03s.

Callum Orange ran 8.55s in the 60m, set a new pb in the 200m with 26.52s and long jumped 5.10m, placing 3rd in a very close contest.

 

 

 

 

PECO League, 16/2/14

There were just a couple of Leeds City athletes running on this occasion for their 2nd claim clubs.

Alison Varley was 14th woman in 44.00 and Sian Davies 24th with 45.52.

 

 

 

Wombwell 5 – Barnsley, 16/2/14 

16 year old Sam Convery finished 12th in a field of 360 runners, clocking 28.11.

 

 

 

Birmingham Games – National Indoor Arena, 16/2/14

Ellie Dooley was in tremendous form, breaking the British Junior indoor record for the 300m walk.

With a time of 13.29.46, Ellie became the first female U20 to break the 13.30 barrier, taking 7 seconds off the previous record which had stood for 10 years.

Jacob Fincham-Dukes was marginally outside his pb in the 60m with an fine 7.33s clocking in his race and had an excellent win in the long jump.

Jake was back to his best with a great jump of 7.12m, just shy of his pb and moving him up to 11th on the club U20 all-time list.

 

 

 

Armagh International Road Race, 20/2/14

Racheal Bamford finished an excellent 3rd in the women’s 3k race with 9.30.48, 7 seconds faster than her 4th place last year.

In the men’s 5k race, Gordon Benson was with the leading pack for most of the race, coming home in 8th place with a speedy 14.16.82.

Nick Hooker ran a very handy 14.47.71 in 36th just ahead of Mike Wood in 40th with a fine run of 14.50.21.

 

 

 

Scottish National Cross Country Championships – Falkirk, 22/2/14

2008 champion Susan Partridge went one better than last year, finishing a close 2nd, just 7 seconds behind the winner in 28.16.

 

 

 

BUCS Championships – Sheffield (EIS), 21-23/2/14

Georgia Yearby was our only representative this year, qualifying from her heat of the 400m in 3rd place with 58.2s and finishing 6th in her semi-final in 58.67s.

 

 

 

Maratón de Sevilla – Seville, ESP, 23/2/14 

Fergus Meade set a new pb for the marathon, finishing 56th in 2.35.58, moving up to 30th on the club rankings list.

 

 

 

Snake Lane 10 – Pocklington, 23/2/14

All the Leeds City athletes were a couple of minutes or so slower than last year’s run.

Trevor Clough was 3rd M55 in 79th place with 65.09, Chris Corcoran was 6th M60 with 70.47 in 195th and Sian Davies clocked 74.16 in 273rd.

 

 

 

Stockton Winter 5k Series – Cowpen Bewley, 23/3/14

Alistair Davy was 38th overall and the first M65 home in 24.06.

 

 

 

England Veterans Inter-Area Match – Lee Valley, 23/2/14

Hazel Barker and Julien Gittens represented Northern Veterans in the M/F50 age group.

Hazel cleared a decent 1.24m in the high jump for 3rd place and ran her first 60m hurdles race for 4 years, clocking 12.31s in 2nd.

Julien set a season’s best of 5.15m, placing 2nd in the long jump and won the triple jump with for him, a modest 11.40m.

 

 

 

Molly Barnet Open Walks – Coventry, 1/3/14 

Jamie Higgins, making his senior debut and after a long injury lay off, took a superb 3rd place in the 10k walk, just outside his best with 42.48.

In the women’s race, U20 Ellie Dooley amazingly took over 3 minutes off her previous best road time, clocking 49.26, the fastest time by a British U20 for 10 years and moves her to =5th on the UK junior All Time list.

 

 

 

Lanzarote Half Marathon, 1/3/14

Chris Corcoran thought he might as well enter a race while on holiday and was the first M60 in 1.36.50.

 

 

 

Ilkley Moor Fell Race, 1/3/14

Gavin Chatterton ran his first fell race in a number of years and finished well to the fore in 10th place.

 

 

 

Reading Half Marathon, 2/3/14 

Susan Partridge was first woman home in 72.18 and has been picked to lead the GB team at the world half marathon championships in Copenhagen at the end of the month.

 

 

 

Scottish Masters Championships – Emirates Arena Glasgow, 2/3/14

Tony Bowman picked up three medals in the M75 events, winning the 60m hurdles in 11.30s and placing 2nd in the 60m (9.33s) and 200m (33.15s)

Julien Gittens loved the bouncy runway in the new arena, improving his M50 triple jump club record to 12.64m and long jumping a fine 5.55m, winning both events.

 

 

 

Sale Harriers Open Series – Sport City, 2/3/14

There were some good performances in the sprints from Leeds City athletes, Connor Wood and Sharic Morton-Johnson, going 23rd and 35th respectively on the club all-time list in the U17 60m with 7.52s and 7.65s.

Matthew Hayes was a fair bit off his 7.3s at the South Leeds Open, here clocking 7.70s and in the U17 women’s event, Oyinkan Sanni ran 9.51s in her first indoor race.

Ricardo Brown wasn’t far off his pb in the senior race, with 7.15s in 2nd and Tobi Sanni won his U15 race in a swift 7.83s, Leonie Ashmeade just shy of her best with 8.46s in the U15 girls race.

Miguel Comyn-Zamora ran his first indoor 200m, finishing 2nd in the U17 race in 24.01s, Connor placing 2nd in his race with 24.11s.

In the U15 200m, Tobi was very close to his pb, finishing 3rd in 24.96s, Leonie running a new best with 29.25s, taking 2nd place in her race.

 

 

 

PECO League – Shipley, 2/3/14

Running for their 2nd claim clubs, Alison Varley was 122nd in 38.42, Martin Horbury 131st in 39.11 and Sian Davies 175th in 41.49.

 

 

 

Dentdale 14 – Dent,  8/3/14

Second claim member Gary Wilks was 113th in 1.45.17 and M60 Phil Lindsay 402nd with 2.23.51.

 

 

 

Inter County Cross Country Championships – Birmingham, 8/3/14 

In the senior men’s race, Carl Smith (North East) was the club’s top finisher in 19th place (35.41), James Walsh (Warwickshire) 34th (36.19), Adam Osborne (Yorkshire) 82nd (37.27) and Jack Simpson (Yorkshire) 102nd (37.46).

In the U13 girls race, Poppy Cooke was 135th (13.07)

 

 

 

Brunel Jumps and Shot Festival – Uxbridge, 8/3/14

Warming up for British Masters Championships at Lee Valley the following day, M50 Julien Gittens was in fine form winning the long jump with 5.43m and triple jump with 12.32m.

 

 

 

England Athletics U15/U17 Combined Events Championships – Sheffield (EIS), 8-9/3/14 

In the U17 ladies Pentathlon, Keavey Ward went 9th on the U17 rankings, finishing 22nd with 2427 points.

Keavey set a pb of 9.92s in the 60m hurdles, long jumped 4.34m, putt the shot 6.30m, high jumped a pb 1.47m and ran 2.52.88 in the 800m.

Vikki Adams didn’t finish the five events, but still scored 2385 point, to go 10th on the club U17 Pentathlon rankings.

She ran 10.68s in the 60m hurdles, long jumped 5.00m, set a new best of 10.78mm in the shot and high jumped a pb 1.53m, before pulling out before the 800m due to an earlier ankle injury.

In the U15 girls event, 12 year old Rhea Southcott finished an excellent 13th with 2697 points, setting 4 out of 5 personal bests and going 4th on the club U15 rankings.

She clocked 9.97s in the 60m hurdles, moving up to 9th on the club U15 rankings list, then set a new long jump pb with 4.62m.

Another pb came in the shot with 9.70m (12th U15 club rankings), then Rhea’s only not pb was 1.29m in the high jump and even then, just 1cm shy.

Rhea rounded off an excellent all round display with 2.37.00 in the 800m.

Lily Horsfield was 33rd with 2165 points (9th U15 club rankings), opening her account with her first ever 60m hurdles in 10.83s (19th club U15 rankings).

In the long jump, Lily set a pb of 4.68m and putt the 3.25kg shot 5.28m, followed by an excellent 1.47m high jump, just 1cm behind her best.

Another debut event was the 800m, which Lily completed in 3.05.98.

Rebecca Lister finished 38th with 2042 points (10th club U15 rankings), setting a pb of 10.72s in the 60m hurdles to start with.

She was just 1cm shy of her best in the long jump with 4.44m and set a pb of 6.01m in the shot.

In the high jump Rebecca cleared 1.29m, just shy of her best and ran 2.58.97 for the 800m.

Megan Sanders had a great start with a 9.61s pb in the 60m hurdles, going 5th on the club U15 All-Time list.

In the long jump, Megan had a poor effort for her with 4.86m and was below par in the shot with 9.04m, before choosing to with draw from the competition due to not feeling too well.

 

 

 

 

BMAF Championships – Lee Valley, 8-9/3/14

Tony Bowman took a hat-trick of titles in the M75 age group, setting three season’s bests with 9.28s in the 60m, 32.09s in the 200m and 10.92s in the 60m hurdles.

Hazel Barker set a season’s best of 1.27m in the W50 high jump, but was less than impressed with 8.32m in the shot.

After his competition the day before, Julien Gittens found 11.83m good enough to take the M50 triple jump title.

 

 

 

Spenborough 20 – Liversedge, 9/3/14 

Mike Burrett got some mileage under his belt, finishing 2nd in 1.55.33.

 

 

 

East Hull 20 – Hull, 9/3/14

In his first road race of the year, Dan Grant was 13th in 2.04.49.

 

 

 

Trafford 10k – Partington, 9/3/14

Tesfaye Debele was under 31 minutes again, finishing 14th with 30.50, Steve Lisgo showing he’s back to form with 31.36 in 31st and Leon Foster running close to his best time with 33.45 in 79th.

 

 

 

Stockton Winter 5k Series – Stockton-on-Tees, 9/3/14

Alistair Davy was 57th overall and the first M65 home in 22.13.

 

 

 

South Yorkshire Half Marathon – Goldthorpe, 16/3/14 

Mike Burrett was a comfortable winner with 72.08, four and a half minutes clear of the field.

 

 

 

EDP Half Marathon of Lisbon (POR), 16/3/14

Susan Partridge was 11th in the Elite Women’s race with 74.52.

 

 

 

Epilepsy Action Bradford 10k, 16/3/14

Tesfaye Debele added to his string of wins in Bradford, clocking 31.42 and winning by a minute and a half.

Dean Jerome finished an excellent 7th with 34.30 and M60 Phil Lindsay set a pb of 53.26 in 739th.

 

 

 

Lugano Trophy – Lugano (SUI), 16/3/14 

Jamie Higgins, who won the junior race last year, was making his 20k walk debut and started strongly with a fast first 10k, holding on to finish in 88.20.

Unfortunately Ellie Dooley was disqualified in the U20 women’s 10k race after leading with 24.13 at the 5k point.

 

 

 

NECAA Open Indoor Pentathlon Championships – Gateshead, 16/3/14

Maisey Howson finished 2nd in the U13 girls pentathlon with 2057 points.

She started with 11.61s in the 60m hurdles, to go 6th on the club rankings list, then added 4cms to her high jump pb with 1.39m, again going 6th on the rankings list.

Maisey wasn’t far off her best in any of the remaining events, long jumping 3.82m, shot putting 7.01m and running 9.22s for the 60m sprint.

 

Dylan Charlesworth was 3rd in the U13 boys event with 907 point.

He had a fall I believe in the 60m hurdles, but got up to register 14.42s, did the shot for the first time and putt 5.62m and was just short of his best long jump with 3.90m.

Dylan added a huge 14cms to his previous high jump best with 1.24 (29th club rankings list) and set another best in the 60m, improving to 9.23s (25th club rankings list).

 

Rebecca Lister, Lily Horsfield and Fiona Oddy finished 11th, 12th and 14th respectively with points scores of 2345, 2339 and 1783.

Rebecca set a pb with 10.45s in the 60m hurdles, moving up to 14th on the club U15 rankings list and improved her long jump pb to 4.57m.

She equalled her high jump pb with 1.30m and putt the 4k shot 5.57m, before running 8.81s in the 60m sprint.

Lily set a new best in the 60m hurdles with a 10.72s clocking, but had a disappointing 4.14m in the high jump.

She was a little down on her high jump best with 1.42m, putt the shot 5.62m and ran a pb 8.74s in the 60m to go 25th on the club rankings list.

Fiona started with 11.23s in the 60m hurdles and was close to her best with 4.06m in the long jump.

She was up to par in the high jump with 1.24m, had a best of 4.88m in the shot and was just outside her 60m pb with 9.65s.

 

In the U17 women’s event, Keavey Ward scored 2786 points in 8th place, setting three new bests along the way.

She was very close to her pb in the 60m hurdles with 9.96s and made a huge improvement of 7cms in the high jump, clearing 1.54m (25th U17 club rankings).

Another pb followed in the shot with a putt of 6.87m and Keavey’s long jump of 4.31m was close to her best.

In the final event, she lowered her pb for the 60m with a time of 8.53s, to go 18th on the club rankings list.

 

Connor Archer was 6th in the U17 men’s Pentathlon, scoring 2377 points.

He ran 60m hurdles for the first time, clocking 9.52s and made his debut with the shot, having a best putt of 6.83m.

Connor set a nice pb in the long jump with 5.19m and was just shy of his high jump best with 1.54m, before ending the day with 7.84s in the 60m

 

James Finney was in great form in the U20 men’s Pentathlon, winning with 3685 points and setting 4 out of 5 pb’s.

He started with a pb of 8.51s in the 60m hurdles, another followed with 6.62m in the long jump and a third with 12.16m in the shot.

James cleared 1.90m in the high jump, his only non-pb event and ran 7.32s in the 60m to finish. All his marks move him up in the club U20/senior rankings.

 

 

 

Northern 12 stage/6 stage Road Relays – Heaton Park

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Home Countries Cross Country International – Wollaton Park, Nottingham, 22/3/14 

Katie Parry running for Wales was 21st in 31.20.

 

 

 

Wilmslow Half Marathon, 23/3/14

Chris Smith was in fine form, finishing 11th in 1.11.36, a pb and 34th on the club all-time list.

Chris Corcoran improved his club M60 record with 1.31.54, placing 4th in his age group.

 

 

 

Liverpool Half Marathon, 23/3/14

Dan Grant finished an excellent 11th place in 1.15.24, Mark Williams (M50) running 1.30.18 in 287th.

 

 

 

South Yorkshire Series – Sheffield (EIS), 23/3/14

U13 Maisey Howson took a huge two seconds off her previous best for the 200m with 29.76 (10th all-time list) and high jumped 1.35m.

 

 

 

Sale Harriers Open Series – Sportcity, Manchester, 23/3/14

Leeds City athletes mainly ran over the 60m sprint, James Finney clocking 7.42s and adding a few cm’s to his pole vault pb with a 3.83m clearance.

Connor Wood ran 7.58 and 7.57 in his 2 races, Tobi Sanni clocking 7.88s and 7.86s in his and Tobi also set a new best in the shot with 10.36, moving up to 34th on the club U15 rankings list.

Flory Orum ran 9.02s and 8.98s (28th U17 all-time list), Reynold Banigo  clocked 7.64s and also high jumped 1.80m, before having to retire after injuring his knee clearing that height.

 

 

 

Midland Counties Open – Birmingham, 23/3/14

Julien Gittens was close to his club M50 long jump record with 5.49m.

 

 

 

World Masters Indoor Championships – Budapest (HUN), 25-30/3/14

In the M75 60m, Tony Bowman clocked 9.41s for 3rd place in his heat and was 6th in the final with 9.46s.

Tony was 2nd in his heat of the 60m hurdles, clocking 12.16, but the European Record holder had problems in the final, finishing 6th with 13.86s.

Not quite in the form she’d like after returning from injury last season, Hazel Barker was 13th in the W50 high jump with a 1.26m clearance and set a season’s best in the shot, placing 16th with 8.74m.

 

 

 

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships – Copenhagen (DEN), 29/3/14

Representing Great Britain, Susan Partridge was 42nd in 73.15.

 

 

 

Heptonstall Fell Race, 30/3/14

Adam Osborne won for the 2nd year running, breaking the course record with 1.54.10 for the 25k race, 6 minutes clear of the 2nd finisher.

 

 

 

Yorkshire Veterans Grand Prix (9.75KMT) – Honley, 30/3/14 

In race two of the series, Pete Bates (8th M60) finished 111th in 59.30.

 

 

 

Cheshire 10k – Arley, 30/3/14 

Leon Foster broke his 10k pb with 33.19, finishing in 12th place.

 

 

 

London City AC Celebration Launch 10k, 30/3/14

Alex Davy clocked 33.46, finishing well up the field in 4th place.

 

 

 

Spenborough Open Meeting – Cleckheaton, 30/3/14

Heidi Parry moved up to 4th on the U11 girls 75m club rankings, improving her best from 11.9s to 11.5s.

Running the 150m, Heidi made another big improvement, taking 1.3 seconds off her previous best with 23.2s.

In the field, Heidi was a metre or so down on her shot pb, with a best of 6.60m.

Poppy Cooke moved up to 4th on the U13 girls 1200m rankings with a time of 4.10.07.

Sam Cavell took on a trio of new events, finishing 3rd in the U13 boys long jump with 3.83m, running 11.5s in the 75m (8th U13 club rankings) and clocking 22.5s in the 150m (9th U13 club rankings).

Isaac Wardman was 8th in the long jump with 3.41m and went 9th equal on the club U13 75m list with 11.6s on his debut in the event.

Oliver Kitchingman set a big pb in the shot, adding the best part of a metre to his previous best, moving up to 9th on the U13 club rankings list with 8.73m.

In the 75m, Oliver stormed to a 10.5s clocking, a time bettered only by Elliott Hurley with 10.3s on the rankings list.

Grace Plater ran 14.3s in the U15 girls 100m and leapt to an outdoor best of 4.68m in the long jump, just 1cm short of her pb.

Tobi Sanni made a good start to his outdoor season, running 12.4s in the U15 boys 100m and setting a new pb in the shot, taking 2nd place with 10.99m, moving up to 27th on the club rankings list.

Callum Orange wasn’t far off his pb in the long jump, winning with 5.06m and cleared 1.50m in the high jump for the 4th time this year.

Lewis Renton ran his first 200m of the year, clocking 25.5s in the U17 race and in the same age group, George Armstrong made a fine start to the season with a superb throw of 52.68m to win the discus.

Georgia Yearby got her outdoor campaign underway 13.0s in the women’s 100m and 59.0s in the 400m.

Carl Foulstone and Reece Davison ran in the 200m and 400m, Reece taking the honours in the 200m with 24.2s, Carl setting a new best with 24.7s.

In the 400m, Carl set another pb with 52.9s, Reece having a decent run with a 54.0s clocking.

After a long break from athletics, sunning herself on the other side of the globe, Alana Walker set a new best with the 4k shot (6.38m) and wasn’t too far off her discus pb with 15.41m.

Steve Linsell was back in action after an Achilles operation last year and is now at the age where the throwing weights start to come down.

He set the standard in the club M50 rankings with the lower weights, throwing 9.95m with the 6k shot and 32.29m with the 6k hammer. The discus faired less well, all four throws either into the net, out of the sector, or a foot fault in the circle.