Athletics

Athletics

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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Dan Mees (left) won the senior boys race and Isaac Ellard (right) the intermediate boys run.

Monaghan completes an awesome foursome

The annual Peterborough Schools Cross-Country Championships at Ferry Meadows produced some cracking races this year.

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Philippa Taylor won the Wolverton 5.

Philippa’s first place was certainly no shoe-in

Philippa Taylor won the Wolverton 5 on Saturday but her race was nearly undone by a flapping shoelace.

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Phil Martin.

Brian leads Joggers home in third spot

The popular Hereward Relay took place last Sunday with some fine displays from local distance runners.

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The victorious Peterborough Athletic Club senior mens team. From the left they are Nathan Popple, James Sadlier, Shaun Walton, Steve Hall, Stuart Haw and Steve Robinson.

It’s mud glorious mud for the Peterborough AC runners

Rachel Gibbs led the charge for Peterborough Athletic Club as they enjoyed a glorious day in the mud at the Eastern Counties Cross-Country Championships at Keysoe near Kimbolton on Saturday.

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Yvonne Scarrott.

Greece lightning!

Two local runners featured in the prizelist at the Athens Marathon at the weekend.

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Megan Ellison (left) finished second.

When the going gets tough the Harriers get going

Nene Valley Harriers ‘ cross-country team were one of the star attractions at a soggy Wicksteed Park on Saturday.

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Nicky Morgan in action for England in Glasgow.

Morgan makes England debut and Oakley wins English Schools Cup race

Nene Valley Harrier Nicky Morgan impressed on her England debut in the British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Glasgow on Saturday.

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Paul Vernon in Frostbite League action.

Triathlete Vernon a Frostbite flyer

Nene Valley Harriers and Werrington Joggers predictably led the local team challenge in Sunday’s Frostbite League race organised by Bushfield Joggers at Ferry Meadows.

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