Becky Lyne: Coaching Sessions at Chatsworth

Becky Lyne, one of HHS’s finest ever athletes, is now offering running sessions at Chatsworth Park on Mondays 12.00-1.00 pm, Saturdays 10:30-11:30 am and at Longshaw Estate Thursdays 6.00-7.00pm. She is also offering children’s multi-event athletics in Chatsworth Park (‘Wild Athletics’!) on Saturdays 9:30-10:30am.

More details can be found on her website

Contact Becky by email if you would like any more information. 

Success for HHS Athletes at Northern U15/U17 Championships, Wigan

Saturday 16-Sunday 17 August 2014

It was good to see HHS well represented at the North of England U15/U17 championships and a host of fine performances.

Oscar Bryce had a very successful weekend taking silver in the U17M hammer with a throw of 49.45, bronze in the shot with 13.61and bronze in the discuss with 40.95.

James Lee took the Northern title in the U17M high jump with a leap of 1.90 and Thomas Hughes claimed the bronze medal with 1.85. Thomas also won the bronze medal in the U17M long jump with 5.85, was 5th in the triple jump with 11.13, 6th in the 100m hurdles final in 17.32 and 7th in heat 3 of the 100m in 12.44.

Essa Ahmed finished 4th in the final of the U17M 800m in 2:01.09, having qualified 2nd in his heat in 2:05.23. He was also 5th in the 400m final in 54.51, having run 54.98 to qualify in 3rd place in his heat.

Evelyn Williams was 7th in the U17W long jump with 4.80 and Elaine Williams was 12th in the shot putt with a throw of 8.14. Caitlin Tevendale was 9th in the final of the U17W 800m in 2:33.71.

Tilly Simpson continued her fine season, winning th U15G 800m in 2:13.66, having won the heat in 2:19.32. Tatjana Wilson, moving up an age group, was 6th in heat 1 in 2:31.29 and Saskia Huxham was 5th in heat 2 in 2:31.02. Saskia was also 8th in the U15G javelin with 20.69.

Gabby Craft had a busy weekend, finishing 10th in the U15G long jump with 4.65, 11th in the shot with 8.14, and 7th in the final of the 75m hurdles in 12.60, having run 12.31 to qualify in 2nd in her heat.

Northern Road Relay Championships: Contact Team Managers

Wednesday 13 August 2014

The Northern Road Relay Championships are at Birchwood, Warrington on 20th September. Please contact your team manager to ensure that you have been entered before you go away on holiday. You cannot enter has an individual but have to be entered by one of the team managers. The team managers will require the following information: full name, age group entry and athletics registration number.
Andy Challenger (Senior Men/U20 Men; email: asc150583@yahoo.co.uk); Hannah Whitelam (Senior Women/U20 Women; email: h.whitelam@gmail.com); Louise Slack (U13-17; email: louise_slack@yahoo.com) 
 
The timetable is as follows:
11.30 Under 13 Boys              3 x 3000 metres

11.35 Under 13 Girls               3 x 3000 metres

12.15 Under 15 Boys              3 x 3000 metres

12.20 Under 15 Girls               3 x 3000 metres

13.00 Under 17 Men               3 x 3300 metres

13.05 Under 17 Women         3 x 3300 metres

14.00 Senior Men  6 stages approximately 6K per stage

14.05 Senior Women 4 stages approximately 4.9k per stage

North of England Track & Field League 4, Wakefield

Saturday 9 August 2014

The senior team finished 3rd in the final league meeting at Wakefield to retain their place in Division 3EC. Congratulations to Craig Wolstenholme as team manager who has worked hard to produce teams for each of the meetings and the athletes who have taken part. Many thanks to all the officials and parents who have helped with the team and officiate at the various meetings.

Results are available here.

The final league standings are available here.

Andy Sets New Course Record for Sale Sizzler 5k, Wythenshawe Park

Thursday 31 July 2014

Andy Heyes set a new course record—held by Jason Ward since 2006—for the Sale Sizzler 5k. After a fast opening 1k, Andy had a significant lead and came home to win by a comfortable margin in 14:20.

Ben Beattie finished 23rd in 16:00 with Pete Hodges 36th with a new pb of 16:55.

Hannah Whitelam continued her return to racing finishing 12th woman in 19:18.

HHS Athletes Help Yorkshire to Northern Intercounties Title, Derby

Saturday 1 August 2014

Congratulations to Oscar Bryce, Cameron Bell, Caitlin Tevendale, Jacques Etia and Tilly Simpson who helped Yorkshire win the Northern Intercounties championship.

Oscar won the U17M shot with a putt of 12.87. Cameron was 2nd in the U17M 800 A race in 158.51.

Caitlin was 2nd in the U17W B 800m in 2:26.90.

Jacques Etia was 2nd in the U15B 100m in 11.56 and 3rd in the 200m in 23.79.

Tilly Simpson won the U15G A 800m in 2:13.89.

The report in the Star can is available here.

U17/U20 Team Win Promotion, Youth Development League 4, Cleckheaton

Sunday 27 July 2014

The U17/U20 team clinched promotion from Division 2 of the Youth Development League after winning the most recent meeting at Cleckheaton and a successful campaign overall.

Results are available here (note: there are some mistakes in the published results).

Congratulations to the team manager Maxine Philips and thanks to all who have helped with the team and acted as officials at the various meetings.

Stretford Grand Prix

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Andy Heyes finished 2nd in the BMC A 1500m in 3:46.58. After ab opening lap by the pace maker that was much too fast, Andy did well to hold on to 2nd place.

Connor Milnes, running his first serious 3k on the track, finished 4th in the Northern Athletics U20 championships. With 5 runners still in contention at the bell, Connor took the lead at the bell but just missed out in the sprint to the line, finishing in 8:50.48.

Adam Dyson ran a season’s best in the B 3k, running strongly to finish 7th in 9:08.83.

Mat Hobbs ran a season’s best to finish 5th in the 1500m in 4:09.30.

Charlotte Slack finished strongly in her heat of the 800m to take 4th in 2:18.31.

Cameron Bell ran his second fastest 800m, very close to his pb,  finishing 9th in 1:57.40.

Caitlin Tevendale was also 4th in her heat in 2:22.99, battling to get past some senior men in the last 200m.

David Lewis was very positive in the U15 1500m, running two fast opening laps, eventually finishing 8th in 5:00.82.

Silver for Tilly at England Schools Championships, Birmingham

Saturday 12 July 2014

Congratulations to Tilly Simpson on winning the silver medal in the JG 800m with a new pb of 2:12.06. Tilly had won her heat on Friday with a then new pb of 2:12.98.

Oscar Bryce finished 10th in the IB hammer with a throw of 49.98. Essa Ahmed was 6th in his heat of the 800m in 1:58.40.

Jacques Etia was 7th in his heat of the JB 100m in 11.63.