Results Round Up
This week we have results to round up for your from Conwy, Boulogne-Billancourt France, Florence Italy, Cardiff x 2, Bristol & Valencia Spain.
Sunday 19th November Sam Joseph runs a 77.49 in the Conwy Half Marathon placing a great 6th overall, also Charles Walsh comes home in a time of 81.44, Emily Wells sets a PB of 1,45,15 and Caitlin Atkins a PB of 2.05.17, well done everyone!
Sunday 26th November Jamie Taylor-Caldwell runs a PB in the Boulogne-Billancourt France Half Marathon coming home in 71.36 well done Jamie!
Saturday 2nd December saw the British Schools Combined Events Pentathlon International at Cardiff for the U16 & U18 age groups. We had just the one athlete selected for Welsh Schools this year U18W Matilda Quick who performed magnificently to place 5th out of the 16 athletes amassing 3538 points courtesy of a 9.02 60m Hurdles, 12.01m Shot, 5.37m Long Jump, 1.62m High Jump & 2.42.16 800m, well done Matilda!
Saturday 2nd December was round 3 of 5 in the John Collins Gwent Cross Country League held at Baltic Blaise Castle, Bristol. They say cross country is character building and so it proved in bitingly cold conditions of minus two degrees all day! All team managers especially those of the juniors said how proud they were of all their runners getting to the finish line in such tough conditions. Very well done and thank you to all of our runners:
U15B 18th Osian Morgan, the team are now 11th in the league.
U15G two of runners did brilliantly to step onto the podium with 2nd Holly Humphreys and 3rd Millie Pierce, followed home by 6th Chloe Hartley-Green, 27th Ruby Mills & 38th Imogen Mcadie. The team are top of the league!!!!!!!!!
U17M No runners.
U17W 20th Natalie Coughlan, the team are now 5th in the league.
U20M No runners.
U20W No runners.
Senior Women first home in 42nd Darcie Bass, 64th Kristy Smith, 82nd Megan Clements, 118th Diane Brownhill, 174th Jenny Mcadie, 186th Sian Phillips, 203rd Angela Delaney and the team are now 4th in Division 1.
Thank you again to all the team managers and runners for our furthest away trip, click here for the full individual and team results.
Sunday 3rd December was the Welsh Athletics U13, U15 & U17 Indoor Athletics Open Meeting incorporating the West Wales 200m & 300m Championships at Cardiff. Only 20 of our juniors were there and we will be looking for a lot more representing the club in the remaining fixtures this winter. What we lacked in quantity we more than made up for in quality with plenty of personal bests set and lots of medals won too. Our top performer in each age group and event, plus any West Wales medallists were as follows;
U13B Max Burton 1.10m High Jump & 33.91 200m & West Wales GOLD! & 4.96m Shot.
U15G Taylor Shelmerdine 4.32m Long Jump & 27.85 200m & West Wales GOLD! & 44.88 300m & West Wales GOLD!; Carys Pritchard 1.35m High Jump & 27.89 200m & West Wales SILVER!; Hannah Jones 29.30 200m & West Wales BRONZE! & 47.03 300m & West Wales SILVER! Tabitha Ventress-Brett 9.02m Triple Jump & 47.26 300m & West Wales BRONZE!
U17M No entries.
Very well done once again to all those juniors who took part, click here for the full results.
Sunday 3rd December was the Valencia Marathon in Spain where M35 Geraint Williams comes home in a lifetime best of 2.30.39 and SW Hannah Munday in a lifetime best too of 3.10.18, congratulations both!