Athletics

Athletics

PAC pair are ‘incredible’

Lewis Davey and Elizabeth Taylor took pride of place when Peterborough Athleic Club honoured their finest at the club’s annual presentation night.

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The victorious Nene Valley Harriers Under 13 girls team. From the left, back, are Niamh Hodgson, Alexa Boole, Niamh Rushton, Josie Knight, front, Lottie Hemmings, Chelsea Bole and Amelia Devine.

High-flying Harriers in dazzling display in the Derby sunshine

Nene Valley Harriers produced some sizzling performances at sunny Derby on Saturday at the opening North Midlands Cross-Country League meeting of the season.

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Matt Clarke wins the wheelchair race. Picture: David Lowndes

GREAT EASTERN RUN 2017: Clarke wheels his way to another win

Matt Clarke won the wheelchair race at the Great Eastern Run today (October 8) for the second time.

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Tom Evans wins today's Great Eastern Run. Picture: David Lowndes

GREAT EASTERN RUN 2017: Good Evans! An ‘unknown’ soldier storms to victory

An ‘unknown’ soldier sprang a big surprise at the Perkins Great Eastern Run today (October 8).

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The start of last year's Great Eastern Run.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Who wins what . . . the big race prizemoney

The winners of Sunday’s Great Eastern Run (overall and first female finisher) will each receive £750 plus a trophy.

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A familiar sight in the Great Eastern Run in recent years as 2007 joint winners Raymond Tonui and John Mutai  from Kenya battle it out at the front. That wont be the case this year.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: It may be a case of sweet Caroline in the women’s race

Normally previewing the Great Eastern Run is straightforward . . . perm any one from three Kenyans and go fo Aaron Scott as top Brit.

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Eric Winstone after finishing the 2015 race.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Winstone will be number 1

Golden oldie Eric Winstone has been given the honour of wearing number one on his vest in Sunday’s Great Eastern Run.

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Giovanni Rizzo on his way to victory.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: It was wizzo Rizzo for four years running

Giovanni Rizzo of Nene Valley Harriers is the best-known local winner of the Great Eastern Run with four successive victories from 1989 to 1992.

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Runners always get plenty of support out on the course.

GREAT EASTERN RUN: Where and when to follow the leader in Sunday’s big race

The 2017 Perkins Great Eastern Run course is the same as last year. Here’s a list of suggested spots to see the leaders across Peterborough.

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Race winner Molly Peel.

Bourne Grammar win three out of four

Bourne Grammar School came out on top in the first Nene Valley Harriers Fenland Cross-Country League meeting of the season.

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Ben Heron.

Cambridge ace off to a flying start

Nene Valley Harriers were the pick of the Peterborough clubs in Sunday’s Frostbite League season opener at Priory Park, St Neots (writes Barry Warne).

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Donovan Capes with some of his trophies.

TRACK & FIELD: Debut delight for Donovan

Young Nene Valley Harrier Donovan Capes has just completed a terrific first competitive season of track and field athletics.

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Simon Fell.

Harrier Jones tames The Monster

Ruth Jones continued her winning streak when crossing the line as first lady in The Monster Half-Marathon at Ely on Sunday.

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Phil Martin ran in the Berlin Marathon.

Harriers miss out on their trip to the Palace

Athletes from Nene Valley Harriers and Peterborough AC hit the tarmac at the South of England Road Relays on Sunday.

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Ruth Jones.

Jones maps out an impressive off-road victory

Nene Valley Harrier Ruth Jones is rivalling her namesake Indiana when it comes to unusual adventures.

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Ronan Rawlings won the 100m.

Harriers finish on a high at end-of-season finals

Nene Valley Harriers signed off their track and field season with a fine showing in the East Anglian League finals at Bury St Edmunds on Sunday.

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Geoff Capes (left) and Lewis Capes (right).

ACADEMY: Expert coaching from former Olympian available

The successful Lincs Throws Academy run by father and son team Geoff and Lewis Capes is opening its doors again this winter.

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Nene Valley Harriers awesome foursome, from left, Sean Reidy, Adam Fidgett, Julian Smith, Dave Brown.

ROUND-UP: Awesome foursome smash a league record

Nene Valley’s veteran track and field team’s medal hopes were dashed after injuries to key athletes Ricky Huskisson and John Spriggs at Sunday’s Eastern Masters Track and Field finals in Bedford (September 12).

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Donovan Capes.

Plenty to celebrate for the young Harriers on finals day

Nene Valley’s young track and field team enjoyed their day in the spotlight at Bedford on Sunday in the finals of the Eastern Young Athletes League.

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Aaron Scott.

Scott wins himself a food blender

Local road racer Aaron Scott won a food blender and Ruth Jones bagged herself a kettle at the Bassingham Bash five mile road race in Lincolnshire on Saturday, writes Barry Warne.

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