Very well done to the RSCAC athletes who took won awards at last night’s Sutton Coldfield Sports Awards.

Isabel Thomas-Male won the Grassroots Junior Female Award.

This comes after a super season for Izzy:

– Midland Champs 100m 1st /200m 1st
– Midlands Indoors Champs 60m 1st
– Warwickshire Champs 100m 1st/200m 1st
– West Midlands Schools 200m 1st
– Mason Schools Trophy 200m 1st
– English Indoors Champs 200m 4th
– English Champs 200m 7th

The second winner from RSCAC was Donald Brown who won Veteran Sports Person of the Year. Donald won three gold medals and a relay silver at the European Masters Champs in Venice, Italy, with a new British record in the 100m Hurdles to add to his M50 British record. He started the year by  winning the 60m Hurdles at the World Masters Indoors in Torun Poland. Here is a brief summary of his 2019 performances.

World Masters Indoors Poland
– 60mHurdles 1st 9.02
– 60m  3rd 7.60
British Masters Indoors, Lee Valley
– 60m Hurdles 1st 9.24
– 60m  2nd 7.75
– 200m 1st  25.75

British Champs Birmingham
– 100m 1st  12.08
– 200m 1st 24.90 ( – 1.8)

European Masters Venice
– 100m Hurdles  1st 14.62 ( -1.9) BRITISH RECORD (WAS 14.93). He  also holds the M50 record of 14.34 set in 2015
– 100m  1st  12.13 ( – 3.9)
– 200m 1st  24.06 (-1.1)

The third winner from RSCAC was Nicholas Pryce – Male Sports Person of the Year.

A great season for Nicholas in which he took 2nd place in the English Champs and represented England at the Home Counties  International in the 200m and the 4x100m and made it through to the semifinals of the 200m in the recent British Champs. He set new PBs in the 60m and the 100m and was unbeaten in the 100m, 200m and 400m in the League. Here is a brief summary of his 2019 performances.

Seasons best times:
– 60m 6.98 PB
– 100m 10.66 PB
– 200m 21.13
– 200m Indoors 21.90 NEW CLUB RECORD

English Champs Manchester

– 100m 5th 10.66
– 200m 2nd 21.14 (21.13 in semi)

Home Counties International:
– England 4x100m relay team 1st
– 200m 6th

British Champs:

– 100m Heat 3rd 10.69
– Semi Final 9th 10.70
– 200m Heat 5th 21.51

Nicholas competed in 43 races during the season.

Well done to the other RSCAC finalists:

– Martha Wood – Grassroots junior Sports Female Award finalist

– U13 girls cross country squad – Junior Team of the Year finalist

– Chrissie Prince – Volunteer/Coach of the Year

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