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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.

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.

Kane breaks 60m indoor sprint record

Posted: January 28, 2019 by RSCAC in Race reports

Here’s a quick update from John T:

Hi Everyone, Just seen the results of the Indoor Meeting in Cardiff yesterday ( Cardiff Met GP2) and pleased to report that 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 also won the number one 200m race 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.

Well done Kane.
All the best. John T

West Midlands Schools Championships

Posted: January 28, 2019 by RSCAC in Race reports
img_20190119_125306Seven Royal Sutton athletes qualified for the National English Schools’ Cross-Country  Championships when they finished in the top 6 in their respective age groups at the West Midlands Schools’ Championships, held at Warley Woods Saturday 19th January. Royal Sutton won individual medals in all three of the girl’s races with Martha Wood winning the junior girls race, Lucy Carey coming second in the Inter girl’s race and Ellen Humpherston taking gold in the Seniors.
The other qualifiers for English Schools’ in the Junior race were Charlotte Prince (4th), Zara Buchanan (5th) and Mante Nausedaite (6th). In the Inter girl’s race, Charlotte Hey finished 5th, and in the Junior boys, Jack Wakefield was 4th.
The National English Schools’ Cross-Country Championships will be run in Leeds on Saturday 16th March.
Three of our Year 7 athletes also finished in the top 6 in the Minor girl’s race, namely Evie Sandland, Francesca Allen and Olivia Allen with Sammie Wakefield finishing 11th. These young girls also qualify for a similar National Schools’ event on the 23rd March.
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The Taster session for 7-9 year olds will recommence on 20 September 2018 at the usual start time of 5.00pm. We look forward to seeing those children who attended in the summer term again for this new term. There will be several new children joining our sessions.
30561926248_08abd929cb_oCongratulations to our 5 mile winner Tipton Harrier Jonathon Carter who earned himself a cool £100 by breaking John Trollope’s course record that had stood since 2012. Jonathon’s record breaking time of 25 minutes and 47 seconds was only 1 SECOND quicker than the previous record.
A big thankyou to Colmore Services for donating this prize.
Well done Jonathon.