Athletics

Athletics

Local leading ladies

Two local runners were leading ladies in weekend road races.

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Jake Richardson.

Three home in the first five for PAC

Former Nene Valley stars Jake Richardson and Alex Hampson battled for victory in the opening race of the 2018 Peterborough 5k Grand Prix series at Ferry Meadows with Lincoln Wellington ace Richardson eventually coming out on top.

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North of England 200m champion William Hughes.

Regional titles for Nene Valley Harriers trio

Nene Valley Harriers’ track and field stars enjoyed success nationwide in the regional championships held at the weekend.

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Jason Bogle storms to victory in the Under 15 Boys 200m.

Bogle scorches to a golden double

Nene Valley Harriers youngsters bagged a hoard of medals in the Cambridgeshire County Schools Track and Field Championship held at the Embankment on Saturday.

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Donovan Capes in action in the shot.

LINCOLNSHIRE SCHOOLS: Donovan’s double delight

There was double delight for outstanding young athlete Donovan Capes at the Lincolnshire Schools County Championships in Boston yesterday (June 6).

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Lloyd Kempson won his 1500m race.

A good weekend for Nene Valley men as well

Nene Valley’s men were in British League Division Three action at Chelmsford on Saturday and finished third out of eight teams in a tightly contested fixture, writes Barry Warne.

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Becki Hall was a winner in the discus and was runner-up in the shot.

Debut delight for Devon on Harriers’ finest day

“The finest day ever for Nene Valley Harriers ladies” was how chairman Tim Needham excitedly described the club’s UK Women’s Athletics League debut on Sunday.

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Action from the girls Under 15 1500m featuring Ellie Rainbow (MM) and Chelsea Bole (M).

Good golly! Miss Molly smashes her 1500m best

A strong performance across the age groups saw Nene Valley Harriers finish as runners-up to City of Norwich AC in the Eastern Young Athletes League match at the Embankment track on Sunday.

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Elizabeth Taylor wins the 300m.

Roe races to new personal best in 100m victory

Peterborough AC were fifth in Sunday’s Eastern Young Athletes League match.

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Daniel Nobbs.

PARALYMPICS: Optimax give Daniel a massive confidence boost

A Paralympic athlete from Norfolk is singing the praises of a Peterborough company for improving his eyesight and thereby boosting his confidence.

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Chloe Finlay.

Peterborough Athletic Club trio help smash a world record

Three members of Peterborough Atheltic Club have raced their way into the Guinness Book of Records.

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Tracy McCartney.

ULTRA-MARATHON: The McCartneys are coasting home . . .

Runaholics Tracy McCartney and her husband Ian made the decision to enter an ultra-marathon while enjoying the 2017 Christmas festivities.

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Maggie Skinner was first lady.

Brian batters his chip shop rival Rob

Brian Corleys of Bushfield Joggers won the Deeping Rotary 10k on Sunday, battering the runner-up Bretton chip shop owner Rob Brownlee, writes Barry Warne.

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Mollie Fletcher set new personal nests in the 400m and the pole vault.

Southern comfort all the way home for PAC athletes

Peterborough Athletic Club stormed to victory when they hosted the second Southern League Division Three North meeting of the season at the Embankment on Saturday.

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Eleanor Smith won the javelin.

Teenage talent shines through for Nene Valley

The future of Nene Valley Harriers looks to be in very safe hands after several youngsters stepped up to the senior team and helped their club to second place in the Southern League Division One fixture at Reading on Sunday.

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Elizabeth Taylor strides to success in the 300m.

PETERBOROUGH ATHLETIC CLUB: Girl power ensures plenty of County Championship medals

Peterborough Athletic Club’s girls dominated the Cambridgeshire County Championships at the Embankment last Saturday with Megan Sims, Harriet Fenton Lake and Elizabeth Taylor all becoming double gold winners,

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Beckie Hall broke a Lincs County record and a Nene Valley Harriers club ecord in the shot

NENE VALLEY HARRIERS: City club collect 38 County Championship gold medals

Nene Valley Harriers racked up a mightily impressive number of County Championship medals last weekend.

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Jordan Foster romped away with the ladies race at the Eye 10K.

RESULTS ROUND-UP: Jordan flies home in spectacular style

Despite the spectacle of a flypast by a Lancaster Bomber, Nene Valley’s Jordan Foster was the one to watch in the Eye 10k winning the ladies race by over two and a half minutes in a time of 38.06.

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Caroline Woods was first female finisher in the Sleaford Half-Marathon.

A piece of cake for Whitton!

Two local endurance runners trod the thin line between total commitment and foolhardiness when racing a combined total of 91 miles on a baking hot Saturday, writes Barry Warne.

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Aiden Painter had an excellent day with three new personal bests.

Lewis wings his way back after injury with a hat-trick of wins

Peterborough Atheltic Club’s youngsters shone in the sunshine at the Eastern Young Athletes League meeting at St Albans on Sunday.

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