Results Round Up From Antrim, Cardiff, Telford & Sheffield

Saturday 6th January was the British Athletics Cross Challenge at Antrim, Ireland, incorporated into the match was an international fixture, and the club was proud to see 4 runners selected for Wales and 1 for England! In the U20M for Wales Dominic Smith had a great run to finish 7th and just 2 places behind was 9th Elliot Lawrence having an equally impressive run; the main highlight was an incredible 4th place for Verity Ockenden who was also the first British athlete to cross the line, Verity was representing England Athletics, also in the senior ladies was 22nd Vicky Jackson and 36th Alaw Beynon-Thomas both representing the club. For Wales U15G Ashleigh Willis running against competitors 2 age groups older had a great result for 23rd; in the same race also for Wales was U17W Bronwen Stratton-Thomas placed 46th. All performed excellently against the best cross country runners in the UK and beyond. Click here for the full results.
Saturday 6th January was the Welsh Athletics U13, U15 & U17 Indoor Athletics Open Meeting at Cardiff, and it was great to see such a large turnout from the club. There were lots of great results as well as many of our juniors making their first ever competition for the club. Highlights included overall to performers in each age group and event set by:
U17M Dafydd Jay (4.20.87) 1500m; Steffan Jones (2.15.71) 800m; Thomas Payne (7.38) 60m & (5.73m) Long Jump and Sam Fenwick (3.52m) Pole Vault.
U17W Mollie Jones (2.26.83) 800m; Macey Morris (7.97) 60m; Tiana Evans (4.67m) Long Jump and Evie Lawrence (2.52m) Pole Vault.
U15B Aled Tumelty (5.18.03) 1500m; Sam Petherbridge (9.42) 60m Hurdles & (4.97m) Long Jump; Charlie Holland (2.11.31) 800m; Harvey James (7.74) 60m and Noah Osborne (2.92m) Pole Vault.
U15G Ella Davies (5.21.26); Freya Morgan (10.00) 60m Hurdles; Georgia Wilson (8.62) 60m; Chloe Jones (8.92m) Shot and Millie Carter (2.22m) Pole Vault.
U13B Reuben De Vall (2.50.68) 800m; Matt Gudgeon (12.33) 60m Hurdles and Oliver Clarkson (8.50) 60m & (3.77m) Long Jump.
U13G Mai Davies (5.39.18) 1500m; Hannah Shepard (3.07.96) 800m; Katie Lake (10.68) 60m Hurdles; Katelyn Thomas (9.11) 60m and Lily Ford (6.92m) Shot.
Our thanks and well done to all those juniors who represented the club, click here for the full results.
Sunday 7th January at the Telford 10K Joshua Griffiths set a lifetime best of (29.29) for a great 5th place, and was followed home by 26th Paul Tobin (31.21) also a lifetime best and Caryl Jones had an immense run to win the ladies race in a great time of (33.18) and placed 63rd overall. Click here for the full results.
Sunday 7th January at Sheffield Megan Stratton-Thomas set a time of (15.58.35) indoors in the 3000m Walk to place 6th.