However, he won a silver medal today competing for France’s 4x400m relay team.
Great running guys!!!
Great running guys!!!
There were too many successes to mention everyone by name so I just want to say a big well done to everyone.
A special mention to our under eleven medalists (pictured here)….Evan Pritchard (75m silver, 11.2s ), Freya Liddington (75m silver, 11.6s and howler gold 30.04m) & Joe Creed (75m bronze, 11.5s). Elsa Buchanan also claimed two medals but was unable to come today. Gold in the long jump, 3.94m & bronze in 600m, 2.04.3).
Well done to everyone who ran in the Little Aston 5 this morning. The men’s race was won by Nick Corker (Royal Sutton Coldfield AC) in a time of 27.21, with James Jefferson from West Bromwich Harriers in 2nd place in 27.36. The women’s race was won by Danielle Hodgkinson (Birchfield) in a new course record time of 28.26. 2nd place was taken by Natasha Blunt (Taunton Forever Running Club). The team event was won by Birchfield.
Thanks to everyone who took part. The full results will follow.
It’s a big weekend of action for the club. The Little Aston 5 takes place this Sunday at 11am (with the 2 mile fun run starting shortly after). Entries are being taken on the day upto the race limit – if you are entering on the day please come down early to avoid disappointment. Race details
Elsewhere, our junior athletes are competing in the final Heart of England match at Leamington, whilst we also have Veterans competing at the Cup Final in Stoke and at the European Championships in Izmir (Good luck Rob, Fred and Donald!).
Please let us know how you get on – Tweet us at @Royal_Sutton_AC with your updates and photos.
Have a great weekend everyone – Go Team RSC!!!
The teams finished 7th (u13), 8th (u15) & 8th (u17) with good times and in close races. Well done.
Royal Sutton’s U11s coach Martin Phipps will be appearing on Panorama at 8.30 tomorrow evening (Wednesday 27 August) in a programme entitled “Last Chance Academy”.
For a sneak preview check out the link below:
Finish the track season off in style – The Royal Sutton “Dream Mile” track race will take place next Thursday (4 September) at 7pm.
The race, which is the final race in the Grand Prix series, is open to all senior club members and will be taking place at Wyndley track. For details please speak to Steve M or Nick C.
Entries on the day are available for the Little Aston 5 mile road race and 2 mile fun run. The 5 mile road race takes place this Sunday (31 August) at 11am and the 2 mile fun run starts immediately after.
Laura Whittle recorded a fast time of 9.49.75 in the 2 miles competing against the best in the world at the Birmingham Grand Prix. Needless to say, it is another club record – well done Laura!!!
At the European Masters Athletics Championships in Izmir, Turkey there were great performances by Donald Brown and Rob Andrew. Donald took the silver medal in the M50 100m in 11.67 in a very close final having won his heat in 11.85. Rob won his heat in the M1500m in the fastest heat time and goes in the final today.
Elsewhere, Nicholas Pryce reached the semi finals at the Inter County Championships, running 21.80 in the 200m heats and 21.87 in the semi final.
If you have tickets to the Birmingham Grand Prix at the Alexander Stadium today, get there at 1:15 so you can support our under 13, under 15 and under 17 mixed relay teams. Best of luck to: Regan, Patience, James, Luke, Jennie, Becky, Cameron, George, Mollie, Rachel, Michael and Will. Enjoy the experience. All spectators, CHEER LOUDLY for Royal Sutton.