Athletics

Athletics

Capital punishment for Scott but it was well worth the pain

Aaron Scott ran the race of his life at the London Marathon on Sunday, knocking a massive 90 seconds off his previous fastest time to win the bronze medal in the English Marathon Championship with a time of 2:17.46.

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Elizabeth Taylor.

Record for Taylor and a treble for Muchina

Elizabeth Taylor played a starring role for Peterborough AC as the club finished second behind Cambridge & Coleridge in Sunday’s East Anglian League meeting at the Embankment.

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Megan Pusey.

Harriers sprinters are in red-hot form

Nene Valley Harriers had a pleasing start to their East Anglian League campaign as they finished runners-up to City of Norwich in Sunday’s opening fixture at King’s Lynn.

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The Duke of Cambridge (left), Prince Harry (right) and the Duchess of Cambridge watch the runners cross at the start line of the Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

LONDON MARATHON: Scott smashes his personal best

Aaron Scott was, as expected, the top local finisher in the London Marathon yesterday (April 23).

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Karl Eve in action.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Double joy for Eve as a coach and competitor

Peterborough AC coach and veteran competitor Karl Eve certainly had plenty to celebrate when the club kicked off their Southern League campaign with a Division Three North fixture in Watford.

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Megan Porter hands over to Georgia Price in the 4x400m relay.

Double joy for Eve as a coach and competitor

Peterborough AC coach and veteran competitor Karl Eve certainly had plenty to celebrate when the club kicked off their Southern League campaign with a Division Three North fixture in Watford.

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Georgie Ivens won the 400m.

Nene Valley Harriers on track for more Southern success

Nene Valley Harriers got their track and field season off to a flying start with an impressive victory in Saturday’s Southern League Division One fixture at the Embankment.

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Paul Halford.

Werrington winners in Norwich

A coach full of Werrington Joggers travelled to Norwich on Sunday for the city’s big half-marathon, writes Barry Warne.

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Ruth Jones.

Harriers have plenty in reserve

Nene Valley’s ladies squad took on the nation’s elite when contesting the National Road Relays at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday, writes Barry Warne.

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Tim Needham (left) and Ray Church with their commemorative trophies.

World Masters champ Andrea takes top award

Nene Valley Harriers celebrated 40 years of athletics excellence at their annual presentation night on Saturday, writes Barry Warne.

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Donovan Capes is second in the UK Under 13 discus rankings.

Donovan makes a cracking start to the outdoor season

Young Donovan Capes is continuing to follow in his famous family footsteps.

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Charlotte Taylor.

Taylor makes a flying start to her track season in California

Nene Valley Harrier Charlotte Taylor continued to enhance her reputation on the world stage with a stunning run over 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational meeting in California.

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Flo Brill.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE OPEN: Harriers are on the right track

Nene Valley Harriers’ all-conquering track and field squad started their preparations for the league season with a number of fine performances at the Peterborough Athletics Arena on Sunday (April 2).

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The first three home in the boys and girls races at the Peterblorough Primary Schools Cross-Country Championships.

CROSS-COUNTRY: Barnack are Brill at Peterborough Primary Schools Championships

Barnack emerged as the top school when almost 200 youngsters ran in the Peterborough Primary Schools Cross-Country Championships at Ferry Meadows yesterday (March 31).

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The start of Sundays Thorney 10k, won by Phil Martin (hand on watch).

Local veterans lead the way in the Thorney 10k

Phil Martin, the 2015 British Masters marathon and half-marathon champion, returned to winning ways when crossing the line first in the Thorney 10k on Sunday.

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Giovanni Rizzo.

Harriers celebrate 40th anniversary

Nene Valley Harriers will celebrate 40 years of athletics success on April 1 2017.

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Rachel Gibbs.

PAC’s deadly dozen make national final

For the first time in a sporting generation the Peterborough Athletic Club men’s team have qualified for the national 12-stage road relays.

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The start of last year's Langtoft 10k road race.

ROAD RACE: Langtoft 10k set for another record year

Entries are filling up fast with just a month to go until this year’s Langtoft 10k and 3k fun run on Sunday April 30.

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Action from the Thorney 10k road race. Picture: David Lowndes

RACE RESULT: PAC man Martin wins the Thorney 10k

Local runners filled the first three places in yesterday’s (March 26) Thorney 10k.

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James McCrae.

McCrae picked for International

Local athlete James McCrae has been selected to run for a select England Midlands team at the end-of-season Home Countries Cross-Country International.

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