Fred T sets new 800m club record at Tipton Open

A quick note from John T following some great results at the Tipton Open:

“Hi Everyone, Today Fred T broke his own M35 800m club record set in 2013, whilst competing at a BMC meeting at Tipton. His time was 1.56.8. Fred T_Tipton BMC 2015

Also competing at the same meeting were M50 Rob Andrew whose time of 2 06.1 was a seasons best and M40 Paul Thompson who recorded 2.14.

Well done Fred, Rob and Paul!”

New club record for Jasmine Walker at the Stoke Open

Stoke AC OpenBrian Higson reports on some great performances by our U13s at the Stoke AC Open:

“Jasmine Walker had a fantastic debut performance for RSC by winning the Under-13 girls’ javelin competition at the Stoke Athletic Club’s open meeting last Saturday. Her best throw of 27.06 metres not only broke the club’s long-standing record by over two metres, but also was the longest throw by an under-13 girl in the West Midlands this year. What is so remarkable is that Jasmine only took up javelin throwing four weeks ago and this was her first ever competition. There is plenty more to come!

Other successes at the Stoke meeting involving under-13 Royal Sutton athletes included Freya Liddington who won silver medals in the long jump (with a new PB of 4.40m) and the shot putt and Maddie Hammond with bronze medals in the 1200 metres and shot putt.”

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Gold medal and world record for Muninder Singh Hayer

Muninder_and_GrahamMuninder_Gold_1 Graham Felton reports on a fantastic day for Muninder Singh Hayer at the CPISRA World Games in Nottingham:
“Muninder Singh Hayer yesterday won Gold at the CPISRA World Games in Nottingham. In addition he also set a new World Record (subject of course to ratification). Muninder is an F31 Seated Club Thrower and this was his first International Competition.
Muninder is part of a very successful England team competing at these games and in spite of his nerves, the wet weather, and having just 2 weeks to get used to his new throwing frame he rose magnificently to the occasion and realised the first of his ambitions.
He will have 3 more competitions this year before settling down to a hard winter training schedule, aimed at getting him to the level needed for selection for The Paralympic Games in Rio next year.
This Gold Medal is the first at International Level. No doubt there will be more to come as Muninder is still only 20 years old and only started training 18 months ago.”

Midland league – 9 August

IMG_6354Here’s John’s match report following a great day at Solihull on Sunday for our senior team:

Hi Everyone, Please find the provisional results of yesterdays meeting. RESULTS – MATCH 4  You will see we won the meeting by the smallest of margins so I am delighted that I was able to persuade several of you to fill in events where we had gaps.

If you remained to see the last event (the Mens 4x400m) I am sure you were enthralled by the running of the last leg by Nick Pryce. Wow!!! I cannot recall ever being more excited when watching an event in this League before. He made up a very large deficit going from 5th to 2nd and ran his leg in 47.0secs . I have never seen him so exhausted after a run. What a way to finish the League for this year.
Thanks to all your efforts – athletes, officials, coaches, parents and supporters. We have avoided relegation and discovered some new talent and I look forward to 2016 with excitement.
As a result of everyones great performances yesterday there were many pbs and six new club records. Wow!!!
  • Sherri Smart – Senior Women Hammer (4K) 30.16 beats Sharon Ralph’s record of 25.08 set in 2009. This was also Sherri’s first competition.
  • Liam Goodall Under 17 Hammer (7.26K) 35.83 beats his own record of 33.02 set this year.
  • Andrea Deathridge W40 1500m 5.15.0 beats Rita Hinds record of 5.17.9 set in 1986. Rita and I were part of the same training group.
  • Sharon Ralph W35 Triple Jump 8.01 beats Mel Woodward’s record of 7.29 set this year.
  • Sharon Ralph W35 High Jump 1.30 beats Sandra McDonald’s record of 1.28 set in 1997
  • Nick Corker M40 3000m Sch 10.20 beats his own record of 10.36.6 set earlier this year.
All the best .  John T

100 club – the latest winners are……………………

The latest 100 club winners are ……………………..

  • £50 – Paul Williams
  • £30 – Nick Corker
  • £25 – Sarah Smewin
  • £15 – Katie Jennings
  • £15 – Linda Lord
  • £15 – Alison Evetts

Well done everyone. The next draw takes place on 26 November. If you would like to support the club and join the 100 club please speak to John Mills or ask at the coffee bar

World Masters Update – 10 August

WP_20150807_14_30_01_Pro[1]Great results from our guys out at the World Masters in France, with all reaching the Finals in their respective events:

  • Donald Brown was 5th in the final of the 100m in a time of 12.08 into a minus 3.8 headwind
  • Fred Tremblay was 7th in the M35 800m final in a seasons best time of 1.57.44
  • Rob Andrew was 8th in the M50 800m final in a time of 2.06.99.
Well done guys!!!
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One month to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race

LA5 2014 - startThere is just one month to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race and 2 mile fun run.

The Little Aston 5 is organised by Royal Sutton and takes place this year on Sunday 6 September. The route starts and finishes at Little Aston Primary School and takes in the undulating country lanes.

2015 LA5 Entry Form

A map of the course, together with links to race results and photos from previous events is available on our LA5 page.

British Masters Results Catch Up – 25-26th July

Donald BrownThe British Masters Championships were held at Alexander Stadium and our athletes had some great results with several becoming British Champions ! M50 100m Donald Brown British Champion 11.95 M50 100m Hurdles Donald Brown British Champion 14.64

M50 800m Rob Andrew British Champion 2.09.4Rob Andrew
M50 1500m Rob Andrew Silver Medallist 4.25.66
M50 400m Rob Andrew 4th,
Additionally Donald’s time for the M50 100m Hurdles was also a new club record breaking his own record set last year.
Both Donald and Rob are now on their way to the World Masters which are taking place in Lyon from the 4th to the 16th of August.
W50 Shot Lorna Foster 5th (4th British Athlete) 9.34m.
Swaran Singh Dhaliwal won the M70 Discus with a throw of 35.68 m . This breaks his own club record set last year. Well done Swaran.
Richard Henry had a great weekend too, reaching the M40 finals of both the 100m and 200m!
With a 6th place in the 100m against strong opposition, and a Season’s best.
Well done to Donald,Rob, Swaran, Richard and Lorna.
All the best. John T