Athletics

Athletics

Sumskis pipped at the post by an England international

Nene Valley Harriers star Edgar Sumskis provided the excitement in Nottingham on Saturday at the final round of the North Midlands Cross-Country League.

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Sarah Caskey finished fifth.

Harriers knocked off the top by Riverside Runners

Nene Valley Harriers were knocked off their perch at the top of the Frostbite League on Sunday.

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Gold medal winner Elizabeth Taylor.

Golden delicious for Taylor and Fraser

Two local athletes struck gold at the South Of England Under 15 and Under 17 Indoor Championships at Lee Valley over the weekend.

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County champion Edgars Sumskis.

Sumskis takes it all in his stride to claim the county title

Edgars Sumskis strode to a convincing win in the Cambridgeshire Cross-Country Championships at St Neots on Sunday.

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Aaron Scott.

Great Scott scorches to another easy win in the Ely 10k

Aaron Scott, a big contender in the Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards Sportsman of The Year category, was in a class of his own when winning the Ely New Year’s Eve 10k.

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City of Peterborough Ladies hockey team.

SPORTS AWARDS: Jolly hockey sticks at City of Peterborough as voting hots up

Wow! It’s all change on the 2017 Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards voting front.

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Steve Robinson.

The loneliness of the long-distance runner

Steve Robinson finished runner-up in the Waterside 10k at Grafham on Sunday.

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Action from the Langtoft 10k road race.

LANGTOFT 10k: Six charities benefit from annual road race

The efforts of hundreds of runners have helped provide a cash boost to six local charities.

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Charlotte Taylor.

Terrific Taylor repays the faith of GB selectors to lead GB to gold

Charlotte Taylor stormed to sixth place and led Great Britain to team gold in the European Cross-Country Championship held in Slovakia on Sunday.

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Charlotte Taylor.

EUROPEAN CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Nene Valley Harrier strikes gold

Charlotte Taylor stormed to sixth place and led Great Britain to team gold at the European Cross-Country Championships in Slovakia today (December 10).

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The PAC team which finished third. From the left are Steve Robinson, Kirk Brawn, Simon Fell, Nick Stone and Shaun Walton.

When the Harriers get cross they’re the team to beat

Nene Valley Harriers are rapidly becoming the team to beat in the North Midlands Cross-Country League after another fine showing in the penultimate fixture of the season at Heanor on Saturday.

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Peterborough AC award winners. From the  left they are Nichola Gibson, Kirk Brawn, Steve Hall, Colin Pettit and Elizabeth Taylor.

Taylor picked for the Europeans

Despite a disappointing run in the trials at Liverpool, Nene Valley Harrier Charlotte Taylor has been selected for the European Cross-Country Championships in Slovakia next weekend.

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Jermain Defoe with Bradley Lowery.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Defoe, Mata and Aluko are more worthy than Kane

As usual those charged with compiling the 12-person shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year contest have made some baffling decisions.

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Charlotte Taylor in action at the European Championship trials.

Soggy Sefton Park was not Taylor-made for Nene Valley star

Nene Valley Harriers ace Charlotte Taylor got bogged down in the Liverpool mud at the weekend.

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Steve Robinson won the Eastern Cross-Country Championships at Bury St Edmunds.

Robinson recovers just in time to take the Eastern title

An eleventh hour decision to run proved the right choice for Peterborough AC’s Steve Robinson as he ran out an easy winner of the Eastern Cross-Country Championships on Saturday.

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Nandeli Pelembe.

Whitton is on the run for 24 hours

Eye Runner Lee Whitton is no stranger to bizarre challenges, but he topped the lot of them on Saturday winning a 24-hour running competition.

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Phil Martin.

Martin is third in only his second cross-country run

An Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman travelled from Peterborough to Northern Ireland to compete in Saturday’s deadly serious British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International in Derry.

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Aaron Scott was an impressive race winner.

Team success for Nene Valley Harriers girls and PAC men

Nene Valley Harriers’ Under 17 girls showed their mettle at West Glebe Park, Corby, on Saturday with victory in the North Midlands Cross-Country League.

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The Nene Valley Harriers team at the Frostbite League race.

Sumskis back with a bang on Guy Fawkes Day

Edgars Sumskis celebrated his first race back in a Nene Valley Harriers vest with victory in the Frostbite League at Ferry Meadows on Sunday.

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Philippa Taylor.

Taylor top local in big Leeds race

Close to 9,000 runners pounded the streets of Leeds on Sunday morning in the annual Abbey Dash 10k.

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