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PBs at Open Meetings

Posted: July 10, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

Thanks to John T for sending us some great results from recent open meetings. There were two new PBs at the Loughborough open meeting for Alex and Shaun:

  • Alex Jones 800m 1.56.26 (was 1.57.7)
  • Shaun Evans 1500m 3.54.34 ( was 3.56.8)
At Leamington there was a massive 8 second PB for Kane in the 400m and great runs by Shem and Joella:
  • Kane Howitt 1st 400m 49.45 PB (was 57.25) . No excuse now not to run in 4x400m
  • Shem Nelson 2nd 400m 51.36 Seasons Best
  • Joella Spencer 3rd 100m 13.28

English Schools Athletics

Posted: July 7, 2017 by RSCAC in Race Notices

Good luck to Joe Martin, Jasmine Walker, Meghan Sharman and Christie Prince who will be representing the West Midlands at the English Schools Athletics Championships today and tomorrow.

Katie Ingle wins bronze at British Champs

Posted: July 3, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

A super performance (as seen on TV) by Katie Ingle gave her the bronze medal  in the 3000 metres Steeplechase at the British Champs in a time of 10.02.34. Thoroughly deserved and a great reward for all the hard work she has put in. This was more than a ten second improvement over her previous lifetime best of 10.13.99 and is a new Club record.

Well done Katie we are all proud of you!!!

Midland Vets League – 28 June

Posted: July 3, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

It was a cold and wet evening and sprint times were a little slow but our rather small team put in some excellent performances.Here are a few I have picked out.

  • Lorna Foster Hammer (4Kg) 24.13m . New PB. Chasing Fiona’s club record.
  • Fiona Smith 2000m Walk 13.34.1. New PB (10 sec improvement ) .Chasing Zeta McDonalds club record set in 2007. Hammer 22.16m (3Kg ) Seasons best.
  • Janice Pryce . Won both the Long Jump and Triple Jump with good performances in the conditions.
  • Richard Henry 400m 59.9 ( M40 PB) . Said that he really enjoyed running a 400m or was it NEVER AGAIN.
  • Matthew Bennett . 1500m 5.07.7 ( PB)
  • Daniel Musson  400m 70.3 (PB) , 1500m 5.36.7 (PB)
  • Paul Baker Long Jump 3.45m ( PB),400m 66.4 ( Equals PB)
  • Trevor Lewis 400m 71.0 (PB) First ever track meet. Also ran in the Medley Relay team.
  • Ed Saunders Pole Vault 2.30 (M45 PB),Long Jump 4.12m (M45 PB),Discus 17.15m (M45 PB)
  • Donald Brown . Won both his M50 events (100m and Shot) and took second place in the M35  100m  with the same time as the winner.

A special thanks to Ruth D, Ian S and Phil P. Burton AC have acknowledged the help they received from all officials which helped the meeting to run smoothly.

Well done everyone. The next meeting is at Sutton on the 19th July so no excuses not to be there (John T).

More records for Muninder

Posted: July 3, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

MuninderOn a very hot Saturday at Doncaster Muninder Singh Hayer had the perfect last competition prior to competing in The World Racerunning Championships in Denmark from the 9th to the 15th July. in blazing sunshine and with temperatures well over 30 degrees, he competed over 200, 400 and 800 metres over the space of 5 hours. He set New World Records over 200 and 800 metres knocking 1.5 seconds off the 200 record and 5 seconds off the 800 record. In addition he set a new PB over 400 metres. This was just about the perfect preparation for Denmark and he is travelling with high expectations of winning Gold Medals and further improving theses records. Muninder’s Coach Graham Felton is now working with Muninder on final preparations and a few last minute tweaks and is confident that he will have a very successful championships.

British Masters Championships

Posted: July 3, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

Here’s the results from the BMAF Champs sent in by John T:

  • Janice Pryce W55 – 1st Triple Jump 9.55m (Seasons best, Not far off her British record she set last year and top of the 2017 UK rankings); 4th Long Jump 3.98m
  • Lorna Foster W50 – 4th Discus 25.27m (New Club record); 4th Shot Put 8.74m (2cm from Bronze medal); 7th Hammer 29.10m (very close to her Club record of 29.40m)
  • Kevin Brown M50 – 1st Discus 45.78m (close to his best) – No 1 in 2017 UK rankings.
  • Donald Brown M50 – 4th 100m 12.05 ( Seasons Best)  2nd,3rd and 4th all given same time. Just behind winner in 11.95; 2nd 200m 24.91 (Seasons Best); 2nd Shot Put 11.29m; 3rd 100m Hurdles 15.61 . Unfortunately there was a clash of arms in the final which restricted Donald’s performance. He is the current British record holder and is leading this years UK rankings with 14.70.
  • David Price M75 – 2nd Javelin 24.71m

Results Round Up

Posted: June 25, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports
Here’s some other great results from recent events sent in by John Topliss:
Tipton Open/BMC  20th June
  • Meghan Sharman U15 Hammer (3Kg) 1st 37.00m .New Club record. This breaks her own record of 36.90m set recently.
  • Chrissie Prince U20 Hammer (4Kg) 1st  42.68m . Seasons best. Close to her club record set last year.
BMC Events
  • Alex Jones U20  800m 1st 1.58.3 . Close to his PB
  • Tom Chew  1500m 11th 4.16.8 . New PB by over 5 secs.
  • Shaun Evans U23 5000m 1st 15.15.8 . As far as I can see this was Shaun’s first 5K track race. Coincidentally I recently bumped into the holder of the Club record, Alistair 0’Connor (married to Linda), outside the Clubhouse . He set the record in 1990.
England Under 23 Champs 18th June
  • Katie Ingle  3000m Steeplechase 4th 10.20.51 .Seasons Best. Over 2 secs improvement from time in winning the Welsh Champs (as a guest) . Next event for Katie is the World Champs Trials on July 2nd at Alexander Stadium . If you cannot make it I am sure it will be on TV. Here’s wishing Katie a super race.