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Thank goodness that’s over.

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Donovan Capes broke his own club record in the discus.

Harriers safely through to the end-of-season play-off finals

Nene Valley Harriers’ youngsters were able to congratulate themselves on a job well done after their Eastern Young Athletes League fixture at Bedford on Sunday.

Andrea Jenkins wins gold.

Jenkins wins Euro gold for Nene Valley Harriers

Nene Valley Harrier Andrea Jenkins has just returned from Denmark as a double European champion.

Usain Bolt (left) and Justin Gatlin embrace after the World 100m final in London.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The death of athletics

If Usain Bolt really did ‘save athletics’ (copyright Steve Cram), Justin Gatlin has just killed it again.

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Great Britain's Charlotte Taylor competes in the women's 10000m during day two of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Great experience for Nene Valley Harrier Taylor

Charlotte Taylor stepped out of her comfort zone at the World Championships on Saturday night (August 5) - and claimed it will only make her a better athlete.

Charlotte Taylor runs in the World Championships.

All-rounder Reidy leads Nene Valley into the Eastern Vets League finals

Nene Valley Harriers hunted down their prey at the Embankment track on Monday night as their veteran men emerged from a vital Eastern Masters League match as joint winners with Peterborough AC.

Olivia Mead ran well for Nene Valley Harriers at Ware.

Young Harriers remain on course for a play-off spot

Nene Valley Harriers gained their third Eastern Young Athletes League victory of the season at Ware on Sunday.

Peterborough Grand Prix 5K champion Michael Channing (right).

Heron swoops at Stamford but it’s Channing who takes the title

Ben Heron returned to winning ways with a fine performance in the Stamford 5k, the fourth race in the 2017 Peterborough Grand Prix Series.

Amber Park was in top form in the East Anglian League.

EAST ANGLIAN LEAGUE: Consistency is the key to Nene Valley success

Consistency was the name of the game for Nene Valley Harriers as they notched up a convincing East Anglian League victory at Bury St Edmunds (July 16).

Nene Valley Harriers were represented at Bedford by, from left, Isaac Huskisson, Lloyd Kempson. Harry the Harrier and Adam Fidgett.

RESULTS ROUND-UP: Tinkler invincible for Nene Valley, a 1-2-3 for PAC

Nene Valley Harriers are looking well placed for a return to Division Three of the British Athletics League after a fine performance in their League Two match at Bedford.

Andrea Jenkins.

ROUND-UP: Master-ful performance by Nene Valley veterans

Nene Valley Harriers and Peterborough AC went head to head again in the third match of this season’s Eastern Masters Track and Field League at Corby.

Ellie Mae Stokes was in top form for Nene Valley harriers in Crawley.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Nene Valley close in another title, Ella and Nicola at the double for PAC

Nene Valley Harriers are on the verge of winning a Southern League title for the second time in three years.

Runners in the 5K Grand Prix series at Ferry Meadows.

GRAND PRIX: Former boxing champion is a knockout at Ferry Meadows

Michael Channing and Grace Mullins picked up where they let off at Eye two weeks ago, when winning the third race of the Peterborough Grand Prix Series at Ferry Meadows.

Charlotte Taylor.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Spalding athlete makes Team GB

Nene Valley Harrier Charlotte Taylor has been selected to run the 10,000m for Great Britain in the World Athletics Championships in London next month.

William Hughes just missed out on another medal.


Lewis Davey became the second local athlete to win a medal at the big English Schools Track & Field Championships in Birmingham today (July 8).

Daniel Mees won through to the senior boys 800m final.

ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Bronze medal for Nene Valley Harrier Priscilla

Nene Valley Harrier Priscilla Dadzie won a medal at the English Schools Athletics Championships in Birmingham this afternoon (July 7).

Philippa Taylor.

Flying Philippa gains Black Country win

Philippa Taylor is determined to prove herself as the fastest 50 year-old in the business, writes Barry Warne.

Amber Park won both the 300m and 800m for Nene Valley Harriers.

Young Harriers make home advantage count

Nene Valley Harriers’ youngsters did the club proud yet again with an impressive victory in their Eastern Young Athletes League fixtures at the Embankment on Sunday.

Ronan Rawlings (left) in action for Nene Valley Harriers.

Whizzkid William can conquer All-England

Nene Valley Harriers sprint pair William Hughes and Ronan Rawlings, and Peterborough Athletic Club middle-distance runner Lewis Davey are the local athletes most fancied to win a medal at the big English Schools Track & Field Championships taking place in Birmingham tomorrow (July 7) and Saturday.

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