Athletics

Athletics

Scott is king of the road once again in big race at Stamford

Aaron Scott can’t stop winning since leaving Notts AC to join Lincoln Wellington.

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Oundle School's Anglian Trophy contestants, from left, Eleanor Macintosh, Archie Parkinson, Dylan Page.

CROSS COUNTRY: Archie stars in Oundle success

Three Oundle School students competed strongly in the prestigious Anglian Trophy cross country event at Abington Park Northampton last weekend (February 4).

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Northern champion Donovan Capes.

Capes shines in Sheffield and McNally strikes at Lee Valley

Shot-putt star-in-the-making Donovan Capes won the biggest title of his feldgling career when landing the Northern Indoor Championships crown in Sheffield at the weekend.

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First lady Claire Steels.

Heron swoops to claim a third Frostbite win

While many of his rivals got bogged down in the swampy conditions, Ben Heron proved to be no stick in the mud as he strode to victory in the Bourne Woods Frostbite League race on Sunday (writes Barry Warne).

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Donovan Capes in action.

Young Donovan is next to step up in the Capes family circle

There’s another Capes looming large on the shot-putting horizon.

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The Eye Community Runners contingent at Rockingham Motor Speedway.

McCrae just outside the Midlands medal placings

Nene Valley Harrier James McCrae secured an impressive fifth place in the Under 20 men’s race at the Midlands Cross-Country Championships at Prestwold Hall near Loughborough at the weekend, writes Barry Warne.

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Alex Pullan on top of the podium.

Harriers have three golden girls

A handful of local athletes got among the medals at the annual Keith Ward Memorial indoor meeting at King’s Lynn, which also incorporated the Norfolk County Championships.

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Aaron Scott won the Folksworth 15. Picture:  athleticspics.com

It’s a high five as Scott scorches to another easy win

Aaron Scott delivered a five-star performance on Sunday as he won the Folksworth 15 for a record fifth time.

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William Hughes.

Silver medals for Hughes and Stephens

Three athletes from Peterborough clubs got among the medals at regional indoor championships over the weekend.

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Nene Valley Harriers all-conquering Under 17 girls team . From the left they are Megan Ellison, Josie Fortune and Ellie Piccaver.

Girl power earns Nene Valley a glittering haul of medals

Nene Valley Harriers girls went on a medal winning spree in the final North Midlands Cross-Country League fixture of the season at Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday.

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Leading the way at Ferry Meadows are (from the left) James Whitehead, James Mogridge, Paul Vernon and Lloyd Kempson.

Another dominant display by PACTRAC man

Yaxley Runners, Werrington Joggers and Eye Community Runners took full advantage of a late change in the Frostbite League race venue to Nene Park, finishing second, third and fourth teams respectively in what was effectively a home race.

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Sam Oakley.

Golden boy Oakley leads the way for Nene Valley Harriers

Sam Oakley of Nene Valley Harriers was the only local gold medallist at the Cambridgeshire Cross-Country Championships held in St Neots on Sunday.

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Alex Hampson.

Silver medal for Ellison, bronze for Hampson

Nene Valley’s Under 20 men won team gold at Sunday’s Lincolnshire Cross-Country Championships at Biscathorpe.

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The PAC Under 11 girls team. From the left are Fearne Starr, Jaia Bull, Harriet Smith and Eliza Mardon.

ATHLETICS: PAC in good form at the county championships

Peterborough Athletic Club’s good form continued at the Cambridgeshire Cross-Country Championships held at St Neots with four team and two individual medals,

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Aaron Scott.

King of the road Scott makes it an awesome foursome in Ely

Aaron Scott began his new year celebrations early with a comfortable win in the Ely New Years Eve 10k.

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Maria Sharapova is a villain of 2016.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The heroes and villains of 2016

All good columnists use their last page of the year to remember the best and worst from the previous 12 months.

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Lewis Davey.

Davey rockets up the UK rankings to number two

Peterborough Athletic Club all-rounder Lewis Davey was celebrating a major championship win at the weekend.

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Charlotte Taylor running for her university team.

Nene Valley star Taylor helps England strike gold in Sardinia

Nene Valley Harrier Charlotte Taylor announced her arrival into the big time with a fourth place finish at the European Cross-Country Championships Under 23 race at Chianti in Sardinia on Sunday.

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Fristbite League winner Ben Heron.

Heron swoops and Ellard makes it a double for Eye Runners

Ben Heron of Eye Community Runners winged his way to victory in Sunday’s Frostbite League race at Hinchingbrooke Park in Huntingdon.

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Alex Hampson.

Hampson shines bright for Harriers at sunny Shipley Park

Alex Hampson’s finest hour in a Nene Valley Harriers vest came back in 2013 when he won the Under 17 South of England Cross-Country Championship.

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