London Marathon and Mini-Marathon

Sunday 13 April 2014

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Tom Jenkins had an outstanding run, finishing 49th overall (including the elite field) with a new pb of 2:28:18. Andrew Challenger improved his pb to 2:32:12 in finishing 71st with Ben Beattie also producing a new pb of 2:34:01 in 91st. Zak Mellard improved his time by a massive 10 minutes to 2:43:44 (328th). Mike Sprot ran 2:56:12 to finish 981st. Eric Latham ran 3:27:49 (4649th) with Samya Armoush 3:48:09 (8565th), Richard Tompkins 3:44:40 (7781) and Hilde Storkse 4:44:40 (22289).

In the mini-marathon over 3 miles, representing Yorkshire and Humberside, Charlotte Slack was 56th in the U17W race in 19:14, Cameron Bell was 23rd in the U17M race in 15:54 and Tilly Simpson a fine 4th in the U13G race in 17:34.

The report in the Star can be found here. Note that the positions in the Star do not include the elite field.

Sheffield Festival of Athletics

Saturday 12-Sunday 13 April 2014

Congratulations to Steve Marshall and his team of helpers from the club for a very successful and very well run Festival of Athletics at Woodbourn Road Stadium yesterday and the Festival 10k at Rother Valley on Saturday.

Results can be found here.

Wakefield Open

Saturday 5 April 2014

HHS athletes got their track season off to fine starts at the Wakefield Open. There were wins and pbs for Lucy Revitt (U13W 200m and LJ), Sam Lawford (U17M 100m), Elaine Williams (U17W 100m), Thomas Hughes (U17M LJ), Oscar Bryce (U17M SP) and Connor Milnes (U20M 1500). There were a number of other very encouraging performances including HHS athletes who won their heats or produced new pbs.

Full results can be found here.

Andy Wins Home Countries Cross Country International, Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Saturday 22 March 2013

IMG_1565Andy Heyes led England to the team title in winning the Home Countries cross country at Wollaton Park. Andy led the 10k race, run over a very tough and hilly 2k lap, from the start alongside Dan Garbutt. On the 3rd lap, Andy managed to open up a small gap and then increased the lead to 10 seconds on the final lap, winning in 31:33.

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Julia Jagger produced a strong run to help the North of England to 2nd team place ahead of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the South of England. Julia covered the 8k course in 31:06 to finish 19th.

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