What a great weekend for our athletes.
We had 6 athletes competing in the British Masters Champs at Alexander Stadium, all putting in excellent performances.
Janice Pryce took 1st place in the W55 Triple Jump with 9.65m, which is a seasons best and only 10cms away from her British record. She also took 4th place in the Long Jump with 3.98m.
Kevin Brown took 1st place in the M50 Discus with 41.50m.
Donald Brown was 2nd in the M50 100m Hurdles in 15.43 (a seasons best) and 4th in the 100m Final in 12.39 with 12.41 in his heat.
Rob Andrew took the silver in the M55 1500m in 4.43.24, which is a M55 PB. David Price also took silver in the M75 Javelin with 23.15m, a seasons best.
Lorna Foster took the bronze in the W55 Discus with 23.78m and finished in 6th place in the Shot with 8.44m and in 9th place in the Hammer with 24.71m.
RSCAC masters athletes: Janice, Rob, Donald and Fred Tremblay are off to Spain next month to the World Masters. We wish them the best of luck.
Not to be outdone by our masters athletes, we had two athletes competing in the England Under 17 Champs at Bedford. Jasmine Walker (a first year under 17) threw the Javelin 37.90m to take 6th place. (She was the top midlands thrower.) Lewis Duval also finished in 6th place in the 1500m Steeplechase in a seasons best of 4.49.86.
We also had 4 young athletes competing in the Charnwood Open.
Maddie Hughes took 1st place in the Under 15 Hammer with 37.03m, 1st place in the Discus with 21.83m and 2nd place in the Shot with 8.50m (a seasons best).
Elsa Buchanan was 2nd in the Under 15 Long jump with 4.64m and 4th in the 75m Hurdles in 14.08 (a PB).
Zara Buchanan was 7th in the Under 15 Long Jump with 4.10m and 6th in the 75m Hurdles in 15.50 (a PB).
Ethan Cook was 2nd in the Under 13 75m Hurdles in 13.88 and 6th in the High Jump with 1.45m. Both of these were PBs.