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.
Mike Robbins 2nd SM 1500m, Craig Beecham 3rd SM Long jump, Oliver Hewitt 1st SM Hammer, Rebecca Downie 2nd SW 1500m, Jenny O’Connor 1st SW 400H, 2nd SW High jump, Helen Broadbridge 1st SW Hammer, 2nd SW Discuss, Trinity O’Connor 1st U20W Pole Vault, Charlotte Payne 1st U20W Shot, 1st U20W Discuss, 1st U20W Hammer, Emma Downie 1st U20W 1500m, Scarlett O’Connor 1st U17W Triple Jump, 4th U17W Shot, Maisie Jeger 2nd U17W Long jump, Luci Robertson 5th U17W 1500m, Phoebe Ryder 3rd Heat 2 U15G 100m, 7th U15G Long jump, Josie Robertson 2nd U15G 1500m and Sophie Bhatt 10th U15G 1500m
Marlow 5 – 12th May
5 club members participated in the 5th round of the club road championship and the Berkshire 5 mile championship race. Steve Barnes was the first club finisher (28:48 / 23rd), followed by Jeff Bird (29:14 / 36th), Wayne Lillis (32:52 / 98th), Chris Hobson (34:19 / 156th) and Liz Harkness (44:07 / 768th / 2nd V70).
Liz Harkness (1st V65) and Steve Barnes (3rd V40) were medal winners in the Berkshire championship race.
Ramsbury 5 – 12th May
Barry Regan finished in 2nd place in a time of 30:17