Tara Bird 2nd in South Africa

Taking a break from warm weather training in South Afica,Tara Bird competed in the first "Yellow Pages" meeting of the South African season in Potchefstroom on Friday evening, and placed 2nd over 800m in 2m05.88, just behind Dutch international Yvonne Hak.

Essex Schools XC Championships

Loyalties were divided as the Essex Schools Championships pitted training partners against each other as 30 of our young athletes competed for five different Essex districts at Basildon last Saturday.  The fixture also clashed with the Met League fixture at Stevenage and Karim Ali was the sole participant for the club there, finishing a creditable 15th in a depleted field of 37 in the U17 Men’s event.

More Indoor News

At the Scottish Closed Championships this weekend, Francis Smith took the 60mH title with 8.22 secs, and made the final of the 60m flat where he placed 6th in 7.26 secs after clocking 7.17 sec in qualifying. Alasdair Strange picked up silver in the pole vault with 4.50m, and 800m man Andy Brown made the 400 final where he placed 5th in 50.96 secs. In Kentucky, Joice Maduaka got her indoor season underway with a 7.45 secs clocking over 60m.

South of England Indoor Championships

This weekend saw the second part of the Southern Indoor Championships at  Lee Valley. Many fine WGwEL results were led by Olympic 100mH finalist, Sarah Claxton who took the 60mH title in a CBP whilst other titles were won by Richard Alleyne and by Rachel Dean amongst a host of other fine WGwEL performances.

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