Sunday’s extremely wet weather meant that Sunday’s athletics had to cancelled which was a shame for those that had trained hard. Unfortunately with much of the track flooded along with the throwing circles the decision had to be made to cancel.
Saturday saw some great results in the U13 Championships for M&M athletes. In a competitive 100m two athletes performed brilliantly to make the final. Daniel Hardy (13.32) took bronze with Owen Rees (13.68) 5th. In a strong 800m race Noah Ryan (3.02.43), Ethan Rollings (2.34.50) and Kaz Gogol (2.28.36) ran well. Kaz then going on to make the final finishing in 5th place (2.38.60). There was a PB performance for Luke Hughes in the Long Jump (4.07m) finishing in 5th place with Daniel Culver (3.27m) in 15th place. Daniel also taking 7th in the Discus (15.33m). In the Shot Daniel Hardy finished in 4th (8.79m) then 4th in the Hammer (20.62m) and Max Thorne with a PB in 5th (20.55m).
In the 150m Evie Cameron and Princess Asemoto both ran well to make the semi-finals with Princess then going on to make the final and just missing out on bronze in 4th place (20.56). In the Javelin Abigail Royden finished in 5th (16.83m) and also contested the 1200m finishing 4th (4:21.33) and Grace O’Connell 6th (4:36.36). Grace along with clubmates Ruby Towler and Megan Currier also competed in the 70mh with Megan making the final and finishing in 8th after clipping the hurdle.
Three M&M athletes excelled in the U15 boys multi-events. Michael Uzozie (2198) finished with a well earned silver medal with Kai Prendergast (2081) in 4th followed closely by Finn Rodgers (2004) in 5th.
Not to be out done by the youngsters. In the Masters Championships there was strong performances. The M40 category saw Adrian Donnelly (27.94) take silver in the 200m whilst in the 800m Darren Wright ran a PB (2.20.8). In the 5000m Neill Wright took silver (17.12.06). In the M50 Richard Tomlinson ran for gold (16:44.80) with Gareth Williams (18:29.03) finishing 4th. In the M60 100mH Robert Sibley took gold in 18.57s.
In the W60 Fiona Argent took bronze in the Discus (13.17m) and silver in the Shot (6.01m).