Midlands League Division1 Match No. 4 at Nottingham AC 5th July 2017

Tamworth athletic club performed well in the final Midlands Division 1 fixture on Saturday at Notts AC.  Tamworth knew this was going to be a crucial fixture as to who was going to stay in the league or be relegated.

Tamworth had a few stand out performers who always put their bodies on the line to score points for the team.  In the ladies, Olivia Woodward competed in six events. She ran the 200mtrs in 27.1 seconds, heaved the shot out to 9.34mtrs for 3rd place, threw the discus 18.51mtrs, pushed the hammer out to 15.63mtrs and took another 3rd place in the javelin with 25.58mtrs.  Olivia also ran the anchor league of the record breaking 4 x 100mtr relay team, taking the title with excellent baton changing.

Tamworth had 2 men that did all they could to secure massive points for the team.  Doug Stark took 2nd in his 110mtrs hurdles in 16.5seconds, then out in the field Doug ripped the opposition apart jumping 6.11mtrs in the long jump, 12.48mtrs to give him 2nd place in the triple jump, 1.80mtrs in the high jump, 1st place in the shot putt with 13.76mtrs, 42.18mtrs in the discus for another 2nd place finish and a mighty 48.29mtrs in the javelin.

Kane Densley spent most of his day on the track taking first place in his 400mtr hurdles in 56.5seconds, first place in the 110mtr hurdles in 16.7seconds and 2nd place in the 100mtrs in 11.14seconds. Kane also ran the last leg of the 4 x 100mtr relay team that took 2nd place to Birchfield Harriers in 43.8seconds and the first leg of the 4 x 400mtr relay team that took gold in 3min 25seconds. In the field Kane cleared a height of 1.55mtrs in the high jump and in the triple jump he did a distance of 10.38mtrs,

Harry Everitt ran 11.8seconds for 4th place in his 100mtrs, bur improved for a silver in the 200mtrs with a time of 23.3seconds.  Harry then ran the first leg of the winning 4 x 100mtr relay team.

International athlete, Tom Burton, made an appearance for Tamworth and won his 200mtrs in 22seconds, he also helped Tamworth to the win in the 4 x 400mtr relay and their second place in the 4 x 100mtr relay.

Tom Ainsworth took 2nd place in the 400mtrs and ran the anchor leg of the wining 4 x 400mtr relay team.

Anthony Parkes took 3rd place in the 400mtrs with 53.7seconds, finished with a time of 2min 1second in the 800mtrs and ran the third leg of the 4 x 100mtr relay,

Marathon runner Ben Evans, competed in the 800mtrs and finished in 2minutes 19.7seconds and followed this up with 9minutes 46.7seconds in the 3000mtrs.

Newly wed Stephen Parkes, was back from his honeymoon to take 2nd place in the 3000mtr steeplechase in 9mins 56.1seconds, and another 2nd place in the 1500mtrs in 4minutes 15.4seconds. Stephen finished his day as part of the winning 4 x 400mtr winning relay team.

Tri-athlete David Brayer stayed on the track to run the 1500mtrs in 5min 22.5seconds and the 3000mtrs in 11mins 18.5seconds.

Gavin Showell jumped 5.11mtrs in the long jump and heaved the hammer out to 19.79mtrs.

Alex Berrow took first place in the shot putt with 12.32mtrs, 2nd place in the discus with 26.21mtrs and a mighty 52.03mtrs in the hammer to take 2nd place.

Youngster Ethan Aidney, in his first A team appearance, took 2nd place in the javelin with 38.74mtrs.

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 The winning 4 x 400mtr relay team of Kane Densley, Tom Burton, Stephen Parkes and Tom Ainsworth.

In the ladies team, Alice Mellor took 2nd place in the 100mtrs in 13.4seconds and third in the 200mtrs in 27.5seconds.

Laura Langowski ran her 400mtrs in 59.8seconds and leapt out to 4.59mtrs in the long jump and 9.74mtrs in the triple jump.

Isabelle Neville took 2nd place in the 400mtrs in 59.8seconds, 3rd place in the 400mtr hurdles in 64seconds and jumped 8.94mtrs in the triple jump.

Beth Devonshire ran her 100mtr hurdles in 19.2seconds and cleared a height of 1.30mtrs for 2nd place in her high jump.

Emily Findlater took 4th in the 100mtr hurdles in 19.7seconds, 3rd place in the 400mtr hurdles in 70.5seconds and scored important point for the team by running the 800mtrs.

Sprinter, Lucy Wheeler, jogged an 800mtrs for vital points, heaved the shot out to a new p.b of 8.57mtrs for 3rd place and threw the discus 20.35mtrs.

Hannah Brayer ran her first A team race in the 1500mtrs and finished with a time of 4minutes 54.6seconds. Older sister, Rebecca Brayer, did the distance double and ran the 1500mtrs in 5min 16seconds followed by the 3000mtrs in 11mins 1.2 seconds for 3rd place.

Charlotte Vincent long jumped her way to 3.98mtrs and cleared a season’s best height of 1.40mtrs in the high jump.

Isobel Spencer threw the javelin 23.22mtrs for 2nd place and helped the team with a great heave in the hammer.

The record breaking 4 x 100mtr relay team of Hayley Mills, Wheeler, Mellor and Woodward took first place in 49.2seconds. With the 4 x 400mtr relay team of Findlater, Neville, Langowski and Mills also breaking the club record from 2008 by 4 seconds with a time of 1mins 0.3seconds, this secured top flight competition for next season.

Tamworth finish 2nd in the league in their first year if division 1 competition.  With many youngsters coming through the ranks ready to compete for next season, the future is looking good at Tamworth Athletic Club.

Midland League Division 6 at Tamworth Stadium 6th August 2017

Men
In his 100m race Harry Cox came 6th with a PB of 12.4secs

Daniel James came 2nd in his 100m race with a time of 12.1secs and in his 200m race Daniel came 3rd with a time of 25.2secs. Daniel came 3rd in this Long Jump with a jump of 5.13m

Christian Bruss clocked a NS time of 13.4secs and in the 400m race he was 3rd with a SB time of 62.0secs. In his Long Jump he came 4th with a jump of 3.72m

Jake Allman ran in his 200m race coming 3rd with a time of 23.7secs and in his 400m race Jake came 2nd with a time of 51.8secs

In the 800m race Adam Smyth was 5th with a time of 2mins 16.8secs and in the Triple Jump Adam came 3rd with a jump of 11.25m

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Adam Smyth

Steven Gunn in his 800m race came 2nd with a PB time 2mins 23.4secs and in his 1500m race he came 5th with a time of 5mins 8.8secs

Derek Bolton was 4th in his 1500m with a PB time of 5mins 30.0secs and in his 3000m race Derek came 4th with a time of 12mins 6.9secs

Andrew Woods in his 3000m race was 6th with a PB time of 11mins 6.1secs

In the 110m hurdles Adam Young was 1st with a time of 19.2secs and he came 1st in his High Jump leaping to a best height of 1.78m

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Adam Young

Lewis Johnson leapt to 1.65m in his high jump coming 1st and in his Hammer he threw a PB of 20.78m taking 1st.

Richard Johnson in his Shot Putt came 3rd with a throw of 7.91m and in his Discus Richard had a throw of 22.75m to take 4th place. In his Hammer event he had a throw of 21.05m taking 3rd place

In his Shot Putt Stephen Hollis (F46) came 3rd with a throw of 6.91m and in his Discus he took 2nd place with a throw of 18.87m. In his Javelin he threw 29.27m taking 1st
Luke James in the Discus NS had a throw of 20.39m and in the Discus Luke came 1st with a PB throw of 40.31m

In the 4 x 100m men’s relay the Tamworth Men were 2nd with a time of 48.0secs and in the 4 x 400m men’s relay the Tamworth team came 1st with a time of 3mins 46.6secs

Women

Eve Clawley came 1st in her 800m race with a time of 2mins 21.7secs and in her 1500m she came 3rd with a time of 5mins 22.8secs. In her Triple Jump Eve came 1st with a jump of 8.43m

Charlotte Barnard was 3rd in her 100m race with a time of 13.4secs and in the Long Jump she came 3rd with a PB jump of 4.08m. In her Triple Jump Charlotte leapt out to 8.60m coming 3rd

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Charlotte Barnard

In her 100m race Rachel West was 2nd with a time of 14.1secs and she had a time of 29.2secs in her 200m race finishing 4th.

Hope Spooner had a time of 15.3secs in her 100m NS race and in her 200m NS race Hope had a time of 32.0secs

Lauren Swindell came 3rd in her 200m Race with a time of 30.7sec. In the 400m race Lauren came 4th with a time of 69.5secs. Lauren in her Javelin had a PB of 22.03m taking 2nd place

Caroline West gained a PB of 14mins 9.8secs in her 3000m race
Field specialist Laura Allen ran in her 3000m race with a SB time of 16mins 30.6secs and in the Discus she came 1st with a throw of 20.13m. In the Hammer NS Laura had a throw of 20.78m

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Caroline West

New girl Hollie McKay came 2nd in her Long Jump with a PB jump of 3.04m

In her Shot Putt Sophie Allen threw a SB of 6.29m winning 4th place and in the Discus NS she threw a SB of 16.56m. Sophie came 2nd in her Hammer with a throw of 31.02m

Carmen Hollis in her Shot Putt had a Sb of 6.15m putting her in 1st place and in her Discus she came 1st with a throw of 15.76m. Carmen had a PB throw of 27.12m taking 1st place in her Hammer event and rounded off the day throwing her Javelin out to a PB of 15.04m taking 2nd place.

In the women’s 4 x 100m Relay the Tamworth team came 3rd with a time of 57.1secs and in the women’s  4 x 400m the Tamworth team came 1st with a time of 4mins 44.4secs

Midland League Division 6 at Pingles Stadium, Nuneaton 15th July 2017

Senior Men

Christian Bruss In the 100m A race finished in 13.3secs and in his 200m race Christian came 3rd with a time of 26.5secs

Adam Smyth in his 200m race had a time of 26.2secs and in his 800m race he came 4th with a time of 2mins 35.6secs. Adam in his Long Jump event was 6th with a SB jump of 4.84m. He was also in the Triple Jump finishing with a jump of 8.84m.

Nathan Moore in his 400m race came 5th with a PB of 57.3secs and in his Long Jump he came 4th with a jump of 4.39m

Steven Gunn in the 800m race came 5th  with a time of 2mins 20.6secs and in his 1500m race he finished with a time of 5mins 12secs

Veteran Derek Bolton came 4th in his 1500m race with a PB of 5mins 30.1secs and in his 5000m race Derek finished in 21mins 0.4secs

Lewis Johnson came 5th in the High Jump with a jump of 1.60m and in his Hammer event Lewis had a throw of 17.16m and finished 2nd.

Richard Johnson in his Shot Putt event came 3rd with a throw of 7.19secs and in the Discus Richard was 4th with a SB throw of 23.68m.  In is Hammer event he came 4th with a PB throw of 21.57m

Stephen Hollis (F46) was 3rd in his Shot Putt with a throw of 6.63m and in his Javelin event Sytephen was 3rd with a throw of 27.23m

Ethan Aidney came 2nd in his Discus event with a PB throw of 19.50m and in theJavelin NS event Ethan threw a PB of 39.08m

Luke James in his Javelin event was 2nd with a throw of 36.38m

In the 4 x 100m Men’s Relay the Tamworth men were 3rd in 52.4secs and in the 4 x 400m mens’s relay the team came 4th in a time of 4mins 6.4secs

Senior Women

Charlotte Barnard came 3rd in her 100m race with a PB time of 13.0secs and in her Triple Jump Charlotte came 3rd with a jump of 8.57m

Hope Spooner in her 100m race came 3rd with a PB of 15.0secs and in her 200m race she came 4th with a time of 31.3secs. In her Long Jump event Hope had a PB jump of 3.32m

In her 800m race Caitlin Wardale came 5th with a time of 2mins 50.4secs and in her 1500m race she was 3rd in 5mins 46.5secs

Kate Pearce returning to the track after a long break ran in her 3000m coming home in 4th with a PB of 14mins 4.5secs

Sophie Allen in her Shot Putt came 5th with a throw of 6.11m and in her Discus she was 5th with a throw of 16.35. In her Hammer event Sophie bagged 2nd place with a throw of 28.44m#

Isobel Spencer in her Javelin event was 4th with a throw of 24.0m

Carmen Hollis in her Shot Putt came 4th with a throw of 6.0m and in her Discus event she came 2nd with a throw of 16.24m. In her Hammer event Carmen came 1st with a throw of 20.4m and in her Javelin event she came 3rd  with a PB throw of 13.52m

In the Women’s 4 x 100m relay the Tamworth team of Catlin Wardale, Sophie Allen, Charlotte Barnard and Fiona Meldrum came 3rd in 56.7secs and in the 4 x 400m relay the team of Fiona Meldrum. Catlin Wardale, Hope Spooner and Kate Pearce came 4th in 5mins 25.9secs

Midlands Track and Field League Division 1 Match No. 3 at Yate Stadium 16th July 2017

 

Tamworth AC travelled all the way to Bristol on Sunday for the third match in the Midlands League Division 1 fixture.  With a strong team, Tamworth were hoping for some good results on what turned out to be a blistering hot day,

Lauren Swindell made her debut for the A team, and did not disappoint taking 2nd place in the javelin with 20.06mtrs, 4th place in the long jump with 3.78mtrs and ran a time of 29.08 seconds in her 200mtrs.

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Lauren Swindell

Charlotte Vincent competed in 2 of the jumps, finishing with 1.35mtrs in the high jump and 3.78mtrs in the long jump.

Isabelle Neville triple jumped her way to a massive 9.26mtrs in the triple jump, took 2nd place in the 400mtr hurdles in 66.42 seconds and repeated that 2nd place in the flat 400mtrs in 60.09sec.

Eve Clawley ventured into the field to take 2nd in the triple jump with 8.85mtrs, then on the track took 3rd place in the 800mtrs with 2min 22.17sec and 5min 14.5secs in the 1500mtrs.

Beth Devonshire took 3rd place in her high jump with 1.25mtrs, she was place 4th in the 100mtr hurdles with 19.61seconds and 2nd in the 400mtr hurdles in 78.06 seconds.

Young Lucy Wheeler vaulted well for 2nd place in the pole vault with a new p.b. of 1.80mtrs, then ran 12.69seconds for 3rd in the 100mtrs.

Our new club heptathlete, Olivia Woodward, took 3rd place in the shot with a season’s best 9.36mtrs, followed with 20.09mtrs in the discus, 13.90mtrs in the hammer and 2nd place in the javelin with 24.55mtrs.  On the track Olivia took 2nd place in her 200mtrs in 26.30 seconds.

Laura Allen heaved the hammer out to 25mtrs for 4th place, followed with a discus of 19.45mtrs and a shot of 4.89mtrs.  She then took one for the team and ran the 3000mtrs to finish 4th in 16min 54.7seconds.

Coming back to form on the track was Alice Mellor who took a brace of second place’s with new seasons bests in both the 100mtrs and the 200mtrs, running times of 12.78sec and 25.81sec respectively.

The hard working Laura Langowski gave her all to take 2nd place in the 400mtrs in 59.13seconds.

Charlotte Bush ran the middle distance double with times of 2min 44seconds in the 800mtrs and 5min 17.33seconds in the 1500mtrs.

Finally Bride to be Laura Lewis ran 13min 35.25seconds for 4th place in the 3000mtrs.

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Laura Lewis (right)

The ladies relay teams performed well with Woodward, Neville, Mellor and Langowski taking 2nd place in the 4 x 400mtrs in 4min 7.68seconds.

With the 4 x 100mtr relay team of Wheeler, Neville, Mellor and Woodward going one better, with fantastic baton changing to give them first place in 49.72seconds.

Adam Smith competed in the field for the men, taking first place in the high jump with 1.70mtrs, 2nd place in the pole vault with 2.80mtrs, jumping 11.41mtrs in the triple jump and 5.34mtrs in the long jump.

James Woolley leapt out to 5.95mtrs in the long jump and ran his 100mtrs in 12.33seconds.

Big Doug Stark, tripled jumped out to 12.03mtrs, took 2nd place in his high jump with 1.80mtrs, heaved the shot to 13.15mtrs for 2nd place and repeated that in the discus with 39.11mtrs for 2nd place.  Doug’s javelin was good enough for third place with 43.81mtrs.  Doug then won his 110mtrs hurdles race in 16.84seconds.

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Doug Stark

Gavin Showell threw his hammer out to 20.06mtrs for 4th place and then vaulted over 3.30mtrs for 2nd place in the pole vault.

The club field athlete of the year, Alex Berrow, took first place in his shot with 12.62mtrs, first in the hammer with a seasons best 51.64mtrs and was just pipped into 2nd place in the discus with 30.47mtrs.

Greg Richards took 3rd spot in the javelin with 38.05mtrs and ran is 200mtrs in 25.30seconds.

On the track, Kane Densley took first place in the 400mtr hurdles in 56.78seconds, followed up with 11.14 seconds in the 100mtrs and a new p.b. in the 100mtrs in 16.45seconds.

Dan James performed well after being thrown in at the deep end. Dan ran a personal best in the 200mtrs in 24.10seconds, and followed up with 12.06 seconds in the 100mtrs.

Tom Ainsworth was first in his 400mtrs in 49.1seconds.

Tom Randolph, took first place in his 400mtrs in 51.88 seconds and first in his 800mtrs after a lot of barging to come home in a tactical race with a time of 1min 59.85seconds.

Owen Sheriff, back from English schools, won his 400mtr hurdles in 60.91 seconds.

Anthony Parkes was back from a foot injury that had kept him off the track for 2 months. He ran an excellently timed race to win his 800mtrs in 2min 3.90seconds, and followed it up with a 3rd in the 1500mtrs in 4min 42.14seconds.

Max Kent put his heart as usual into his 1500mtrs and finished in a time of 4min 40.42 seconds.

Tamworth’s great distance runners then sprang into life with Scott Hudspith taking 2nd place in the 5000mtrs in 16min 23.64seconds.  Ben Evans followed suit in his 5000mtrs and took 2nd place in 16min 57.60seconds. The 2000mtrs steeple chase saw Howard Bush run 7min 48.99seconds for 3rd place, with Dave Williams matching him with 3rd place in his race with a time of 7min 56.50seconds.

Tamworth’s men’s relay team’s scored good points for the club. With the 4 x 100mtr relay team of Randolph, Ainsworth, Sheriff and Densley taking 3rd in 44.25seconds.

The 4 x 400mtr relay team of Densley, Parkes, Ainsworth and Randolph took 1st place in 3mins 30.68seconds.

Tamworth finished 2nd overall behind the home team Bristol & West / Yate. They now lie third equal in the league with the final meeting on Saturday 5th August at Nottingham.

Midlands County Athletics Championship

The Midlands County Championships were held at Pingles in Nuneaton on Sunday. There were several Tamworth AC athletes competing.
The conditions were not good for the athletes with very high winds on the back straight.
The day started with 400mtr hurdles and Isabelle Neville taking bronze in the under 20 ladies race in 64.50 seconds. Kane Densley then competed in the senior men’s 400mtr hurdles and finished with a silver medal in a time of 56.62 seconds.
Thomas Randolph, returning from injury, was running in the under 20 men’s 800mtrs and was just pipped at the post to be left off the podium in 4th in a time of 1min 56.4seconds.

The senior men’s 800mtrs followed this with Luke Jones running a tactical race to come off the final bend sprinting for the line. In a dramatic finish, both Luke and Adam Wright from Rugby ended up diving through the line onto the track. Luke took the silver medal just behind Adam, who was taken away in an ambulance with a broken collar bone.

Laura Langowski ran in the senior ladies 400mtrs and took 2nd place for the silver medal in  58.47seconds. She followed this up with 26.31 seconds in the 200mtrs that got her into the final  later in the day. Unfortunately due to Achilles problems, Laura had to pull out of the final.

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Tom Randolph

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Kane Densley and Isabelle Neville

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Laura Langowski

 

 

Athletics Direct Midland League Division 6 at Telford Stadium 3rd June 2017

Senior Men Track Events

In the 100m A race Ben Hogan came 6th with a PB time of 12.8secs

Christian Bruss took 6th place in the 100m B race with a SB time of 13.1secs and in the 200m A race he came 6th with a SB time of 26.4secs

Andrew Woods in the 400m A race was 3rd in a time of 57.5secs and in the 800m A race Andrew came 5th with a time of 2mins 11.6secs

Adam Smyth in the 800m B race came 4th with a time of 2mins 16.7secs and in the 3000m A race he finished with a time of 10mins 42.0secs

Owen Williams in the 400m B race was 2nd with a time of 63.2secs

Derek Bolton in the 300m B race came 4th with a PB time of 11mins 37.8secs.

In the 4 x 100m relay team of Owen Williams , Chris Bruss, Andrew Woods and Ben Hogan finished in 2nd place with a time of 51.2secs

In the 4 x 400m relay team of Andrew Woods, Paul Tasker, Owen Williams and Adam Smyth. finished in 2nd place with a time of 4mins

Senior Women Track Events

Hope Spooner came 5th in the 100m A race in 16.9secs and in the 200m B race she came 2nd with a PB time of 30.8secs

Lauren Swindell was 4th in the 200m A race with a PB time of 29.4secs and in the 400m A race Lauren came 3rd with a PB time of 68.0secs.

Senior Men Field Events

Lewis Johnson came 2nd in the High Jump with a jump of 1.60m

Ben Hogan came 3rd in the Long Jump A event with a jump of 5.23m

Christian Bruss came 4th in the Long Jump B event with a jump pf 4.06m

Adam Smyth was 2nd in the Triple Jump with a jump o 11.18m

Richard Johnson came 4th in the Shot A event with a throw of 7.84m and in the Discus B event Richard came 1st with a SN throw of 23.43m

In the Shot B event Stephen Hollis (F46) came 2nd with a throw of 6.76m

In the Discus A event Luke James came 3rd with a PB throw of 24.10m

In the Discus NS event Neil Ash threw 20.53m

Senior Women Field Events

Hope Spooner came 5th in the Long Jump with a PB jump of 3.25m

Cameron Hollis in the Shot A came 3rd with a throw of 6.38m and in the Discus B event she came 2nd with a throw of 14.50m

Fiona Meldrum in the Shot B came 3rd with a SB throw of 5.16m and in the Discus A event Fiona had a SB throw of 15.29m.

League standings not available at the time of publication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midlands County Athletics League Division 1 – Meeting 2 at Alexander Stadium 4th June 2017

Tamworth Athletic Club Senior A Team competed in the 2nd match Division 1 fixture, after getting promoted again last year for the third year in succession, bringing them into the Midlands Elite League.

Tamworth were competing against Birchfield Harriers, Bristol & West / Yate, Cannock & Stafford AC, Notts AC and Rugby & Northampton AC.

The match was held at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, home of Birchfield Harriers.

The old soldiers Howard Bush and Dave Williams performed well in the 3000mtrs steeple chase, with Howard finishing in 12min 9.89 secs and Dave coming over the line in 12mins 28.09 seconds.

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Howard Bush and Dave Williams

The 3000mtrs flat race saw Scott Hudspith come in a spirited 3rd in 9min 13.26secs and Ben Evans finish just behind in 9min 58.23sec.

The 1500mtrs had Stephen Parkes take 2nd place in 4min 7.46secs with Bikram Singh also taking 2nd place in his race in a time of 4min 13.46sec. Stephen also ran a leg of the 4 x 400mtr relay team.  Max Kent once again helped the team out with an 800mtr time of 2min 17.18sec.

Tom Randolph was a little under the weather after coming back from injury finishing his 800mtrs in 2min 2.91secs and his 400mtrs in 53.96sec., finishing off with the 4 x 400mtr relay alongside team mate Dan James.

Kane Densley had a very busy day, starting off with 2nd place in the 400mtr hurdles in 56.06sec, followed with a 200mtrs in 22.97sec, and a PB in the 100mtr hurdles with 16.51 seconds. He then took 3rd place in the triple jump with 10.96mtrs, and 2nd in the 100mtrs in 11.25seconds.  Kane finished off the day as part of Tamworth’s 4 x 100mtr relay team and then the final event of the day the 4 x 400mtr relay.

Owen Sheriff ran in the A team for the first time this year and ran 61.71 sec in the 400 hurdles, followed by a strong third in the 400mtrs with 53.82seconds.  Owen also ran the first leg on Tamworth’s 4 x 100mtr relay.

It was great to see Adam Young back in the team, scoring valuable points in the 110mtr hurdles with a win in 19.71seconds, a leap of 10.98mtrs in the triple jump, 3rd in the high jump with 1.70mtrs and 2nd in the pole vault with 2.70mtrs.

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Adam Young

Myles Richardson was pulled out of early retirement and with hardly any training, still ran some good races.  He ran the 100mtrs in 11.65sec followed by the 200mtrs in 23.88seconds.  He long jumped a distance of 5.32mtrs and ran the anchor leg of the 4 x 100mtr relay.

Decathlete Doug Stark was carrying some injuries again but still managed to pull some great results out of the bag for the team.  Doug started with a hammer throw of 17.97mtrs, followed by 2nd place in the shot with 13.22mtrs. He then cleared a height of 1.75mtrs in the high jump.

Long jump specialist James Woolley leapt out to 5.90mtrs.

Reliable Gavin Showell managed 2.50mtrs for 2nd in the pole vault whilst carrying a calf injury, he carried on through the pain to take 2nd in the discus with 20.40mtrs.

Tamworth’s ace hammer thrower Alex Berrows heaved hammer out to 49.78mtrs, followed that up with 1st place in the shot with 11.35mtrs.  The afternoon saw Alex throw the javelin 31.20mtrs and the discus 26.15mtrs and we all wish Alex good luck in his new job.

Greg Richards speared the air with his javelin to a distance of 38.21mtrs.

The ladies team saw Olivia Woodward throw the javelin 26.11mtrs, have the shot to 8.99mtrs and finish her 400mtrs in 63.13seconds.  Olivia was also part of the 4 x 100mtr relay team.

Sophie Allen threw the hammer 27.21mtrs and the discus 15.10mtrs in very wet and slippery conditions.  She was supported by Laura Allen who tossed the hammer 25.11mtrs, threw the javelin 13.27mtrs and the discus17.67mtrs.

Lucy Wheeler putted the shot 7.47mtrs, she cleared a height of 1.70mtrs in the pole vault and ran 13 seconds in the 100mtrs, ending as part of the 4 x 100mtr relay team.

Beth Devonshire cleared a height of 1.25mtrs in the high jump and ran 19.7seconds in the 100mtr hurdles.  She also ran the third leg of the ladies 4 x 100mtr relay.

Isabelle Neville leapt out to 7.92mtrs on the triple jump, took 4th place in the 300mtrs in 26.44seconds and ran a PB in the 400 hurdles for 2nd place in 63.24seconds.

Charlotte Barnard competed well in her first A team match, with a long jump of 3.72mts, a triple jump of 8.66mtrs and a strong first leg of the 4 x 100mtr relay.

Emily Findlater had a full card of events starting with a 3rd in the 400 hurdles, where she nearly fell but continued to finish in 70.14seconds.  She followed that up with another 3rd in the 100mtr hurdles in 20.23seconds and leapt out to 3.46mtrs in the long jump. Emily finished her day running the anchor leg of the 4 x 400mtr relay.

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Emily Findlater

Laura Lewis had the most gruelling double of the day running in both the 3000mtrs and the 1500mtrs.  She finished them in times of 13min 25.99seconds and 6min 4.81seconds respectively.  Laura’s partner in the 3000mtrs was Charlotte Bush who ran a time of 11min 53.8sec, after earlier running a time of 2min 31.94sec for 3rd place in the 800mtrs.

Eve Clawley  took 3rd place in her 800mtrs with a new PB of 2min 21.65seconds and followed that up with 5min 20sec in the 1500mtrs.

Laura Langowski again proved her class with times of 59.39sec in the 400mtrs and 26.75sec in the 200mtrs.  Laura finished her day with a blistering leg of the 4 x 400mtr relay.

Alice Mellor, improving every race after her broken ankle and torn hamstring, ran 13.04sec in the 100mtrs for 3rd place and was a valuable member of the 4 x 100mtr relay and the 4 x 400mtr relay.

This leaves Tamworth now 3rd equal overall in the league, looking forward to the next fixture at Bristol & Yate in the middle of July.