News Round up

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 (14k approx) – Castle Bolton, Wensleydale, 29th July 2012 

Trevor Wilks finished a fine 6th place in 58.46. 



Cuerden Valley Badger 10k MT – Bamber Bridge, Preston, 2nd August 2012

Tim Crossland was 7th in 38.37



Trafford Grand Prix – Stretford, 7th August 2012 

In-form Emily Birchall set two pb’s, firstly in the 800m, where she was 2nd in her heat, with a 5 second improvement to 2.24.46.

In the 3000m, Pete Branney ran 10 seconds faster than in his last race here, with a pb 9.15.19 in 10th, U17 Dean Jerome 13th in a time of 9.29.28.

Greg Hull was just outside his season’s best with 9.31.66 in 14th and Emily took over 10 seconds off her pb with 10.00.50 in 23rd, moving into 18th place on the club rankings list .

In his heat of the 1500m, U17 Sam Convery knocked 3 seconds off his previous best, with a 9th place finish in 4.20.62. 



McCain Jumps & Throws Fest – Birmingham, 11-12th August 2012

Josh Bentley moved up to 6th on the club U20 triple jump list, getting closer to that 14m mark, with a fine jump of 13.92m (0.0) in 4th place, brother Sam half a metre or so down on his best form, with an 8th place 13.43m (0.0).

Alana Walker (F37) was a little down on her recent 18m form, throwing 17.14m for 7th place in the senior discus.