Track and field overview – June 2019 (updated 1st July)

Berkshire Schools – 8th June

Plenty of our junior athletes were representing their schools at Palmer Park. Medal winners include:

  • Gold for Maisie Jeger in the U17 300m hurdles with a PB time of 46.58s.
  • Gold for Trinity O’Connor in the U20 pole vault with a PB clearance of 3.30m.
  • Gold for Phoebe Ryder in the U15 long jump with a PB jump of 4.77m.
  • Gold for Charlotte Payne in the U20 hammer with a championship record throw of 60.35m.
  • Silver and bronze in the U20 100m hurdles for Bo Stewart and Lilly Gohara, both running PB times of 17.41s and 17.48s respectively.
  • Silver and bronze for Kitty Shepard-Cross and Emma Downie in the U20 1500m.
  • Silver for Ben Newman in the U17 long jump.

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ESAA South East Region Combined Events Finals June 2019

Four Newbury Athletic Club athletes represented Berkshire at the ESAA South East Region Combined Events Finals in Basingstoke.

Reuben Langdon had a great weekend with seven PBs in the Senior Boys Decathlon including a 52.37 400m and 41.34 javelin for sixth place.

In the Senior Girls, competition Trinity O’Connor equalled her high jump best with 1.61, along with 3 other PBs, coming fifth. Bo Stewart acquitted herself well to her first combined events competition, for ninth.

In the Intermediate Girls competition, Maisie Jeger broke the Newbury AC U17G heptathlon club record with 4076 points, helping Berkshire to third overall behind Kent and Hampshire.

Juniors summer holiday info

Last session will be Thursday 25th July (we’ll do the summer olympics again at Fifth Road)

First session back will be Thursday 29th Aug – this is up at the track for the Club Champs, 5:30pm (same as last year with relays and field events with the rest of the club)

Track and field overview

There’s been plenty of track and field action over the last week, below is a brief report from Mike Robbins:

Loughborough International – 19th May

Two Newbury AC athletes were in action at this world class meet. Charlotte Payne continued her impressive start to the season with another club record in the hammer, throwing 61.83m for third place, and earning herself a call up to the Great Britain U20 team for the forthcoming Halle Throws International in Germany. Continue reading

Club notices – 14th May 2019

The social events section of the club website has been updated to include details of the upcoming social events.

The road running section of the club website now has details of the summer training routes

Club fun championship – Following on from last years success the Events committee is once again organising the event for 2019 to be held at CCAT. Further details to follow, but please save the date Thursday 29th August from 17:30 onwards.

Weekend Overview 11th/12th May 2019

A busy weekend of racing on the roads and track for the club

Chieveley Chase – 11th May

The first round of the Run West Berkshire Series was held on Saturday. Leading the club home in the 5.7 mile multi terrain race was Barry Regan with a 2nd place finish, followed by Mike Wheeler (4th), Nigel Popplewell (11th / 3rd Vet), Richard Kennedy (16th), Rachel Allen (18th / 1st Female), Geoff Anderson (25th / 1st V60), Stephen Ferriday (29th), Christopher Culley (32nd / 2nd V60) and Julie Kaessar (71st)Full results can be found here.

The next round of the series in the Kintbury 5 on the 2nd June 2019.

Berkshire Athletics Championships – 12th May

The club had a lot of success in the Berkshire Championships held at Palmer Park, Reading.  Continue reading