Plantsbrook tonight

Posted: February 19, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

Even though it’s half term, Sprints Squad and those doing sportshall competitions are at Plantsbrook tonight 5.50 – 7.50pm.

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Sprint Stars

Posted: February 18, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

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Four of our sprint athletes were in action last weekend; Kane Howitt (senior men) in the British Championships and Isabel Male, Bethany Connelly and Lola Woodward (u15 girls) in the Midlands Counties Championships.

Kane ran 7.01 in the 60m and an indoor PB of 21.96 in the 200m.

Izzy came first in both her 60 m races, achieving a seasons best in the final of 8.03 to take the gold medal and Midlands Championships title (photo above).

Bethany and Lola both impressed, running 60m PBs (8.83 and 8.91).

Well done Kane, Izzy, Bethany and Lola.

Regional Sportshall Success

Posted: February 6, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

Well done to the RSCAC athletes who were part of successful Birmingham Teams at the Sportshall Regional Finals on Sunday.

All Birmingham Teams were either 1st or 2nd – a fantastic team effort from everyone!

Overall positions:

  • U11 girls 1st
  • U11 boys 1st
  • U13 girls 2nd
  • U13 boys 1st
  • U15 girls 2nd
  • U15 boys 2nd

Well done to the following RSCAC athletes who were part of the success:

  • U11 girls – Florence Male, Phao Taylor, Demi Wembley
  • U11 boys – Joel Bent, Joel Cartwright, Kyi Emery, Alfie Hall, Jack Lynch
  • U13 girls – Lexi Byrne, Bethany Connolly, Charlotte Prince
  • U13 boys – Max Chapelle, Ethan Cook, Jayden Humpreys, Harrison North, Scott Randall
  • U15 girls – Eve Curtis, Isabelle Male, Matilda Strachan
  • U15 boys – John O’Connor

20190209_133012Congratulations to Brian Higson who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sutton Sports Awards on Friday night. This is in recognition to the years of support he has provided to our young athletes. Well done Brian – thoroughly deserved!

Well done to Sian Duval and Caitlin O’Connor who qualified to run for Staffordshire at the English Schools XC Championships. Sian won the junior girls race whilst Caitlin was third in the senior girls.

Speedy Sprinters

Posted: January 30, 2019 by megsamaniac in Uncategorized

Some great performances this January by some of our sprinters.

Sheffield Festival of Athletics 

Nicholas Pryce (Senior Men)

  • 60m 3rd 7.15 race 1
  • 200m 3rd 22.44 race 1 (SB)

Midland Counties Open 

John Furber (Under 20)

  • 60m 1st 7.31 race 2 (PB was 7.49)

Joel Bent (Under 13)

  • 60m 2nd 9.35 race 1 (PB was 9.5)

Isabel Male (Under 15)

  • 60m 1st 8.04 race 1 (SB)

Lola Woodward (Under 15)

  • 60m 5th 9.08 race 3 (Equals PB)

Cardiff Met Grand Prix 2

Kane Howitt broke his own Senior Club Record with a time of 6.93 secs in taking 5th place in the Final.  This breaks his own record of 6.99 set in 2018. He also recorded 6.94 in his heat.

He won the number one 200m race too in a time of 22.07, which was the fastest time recorded at the meet of 13 races. This is a new indoor PB for Kane beating his previous best of 22.35.

Midland XC Championships

Posted: January 28, 2019 by RSCAC in Race reports

Sutton’s U13 girls followed up their success in the Schools’ races by taking team medals in the Midland cross-country championships at Leamington last Saturday 26th.  The team finished 3rd out of the 26 competing Midland clubs. The scorers and bronze medal winners were Martha Wood (10th), Mante Nausedaite (13th), Charlotte Prince (35th), and Emily Symes (42nd) in a field of 121 runners. Good back-up support came from Francesca Allen (59th) and Olivia Allen (61st). Good runs also from Sammie Wakefield, Eva Kelly, and Lucy Rigby.

In the U15 girl’s race, notable performances from Lucy Carey (16th) and Sian Duval (32nd) with excellent support runs from Elsa and Zara Buchanan, and Jess Hales in her first championship race.

The U20 race featured brave performances from WM Schools’ champion Ellen Humpherston (15th) and Georgia Delaney.