Northern League Match 2 - 09/06/13
Report by Patricia Speedie
Claireville Stadium – 9th June 2013
If we can match this in the final two fixtures we will have consolidated our position in the division!
Amy Carter won a silver medal for 70m hurdles at NECAA T&F Championships at Gateshead 25-26 May. Her time also beat her own recent club record- setting a new mark of 12.52s.
Other New Marske Harrier Medallists :
Charlie Pasco – Bronze 1500m – 4:00.99, Alan Piggford –Bronze 1500m 4:05.26, Dan McBride 100m 11.77s, Lucy Bennett – Gold Discus 24.99m, Daisy Trenchard – Gold Javelin 9.90m, Beth Long – Silver Javelin 22.64m and Bronze Long Jump 4.76m, Chris Duley – Bronze Hammer 41.10m, Jess Rogers Gold Hammer 32.68m, Jess Simon Silver Triple Jump 9.40m
Full results www.necaa.info
At the British Universities Outdoor Athletics Championships held at Bedford held between 4-6 May 2013 Bobbi Philips won her semi final 5000m in a club record 17m42.52s - nearly a minute quicker than her previous best. Two days later in the final she ran a superb 16m50.09s lowering her record by nearly another minute! This also earned her a Bronze Medal.
Other club records so far this season have been achieved by Amy Carter -12.7s in 70m Hurdles, and Ruth Barnes - 13.80m in Javelin both at NEYDL Shildon on 28th April.
Well Done to all three!
In senior men’s competition Adam Walker retained his title with a pb points score of 2095 beating his previous best by 38pts. He also beat his dicus pb by 38cm by throwing 23.47m.
Hannah Raine in the Under 13 Girls won the bronze medal with a score of 1932, with a pb 800m.
Josh Baines also finished in bronze position with a score of 905 – all 5 events were pbs (to be fair it was the first time he had competed in HJ, 80mH and SP).
Elena Heath finished in 6th in the Under 15 Girls with a score of 1448. She would have had a significantly better score had she not no-heighted in the high jump but set pbs in the long jump and shot.
Well Done to all four!