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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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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.

Provisional LA5 results

Posted: September 2, 2018 by RSCAC in Race reports

I hope you enjoyed the races today. Here are the provisional results:

LA5 and 2 Mile Fun Run Results – 2018 – FINAL

London Marathon

Posted: April 24, 2018 by RSCAC in Race reports

A fantastic effort by our brave marathon runners at the weekend. All five runners made it home safely in great times:

  • Barry Lloyd – 2.52.51
  • Matt Powell – 3.26.41
  • Paul Baker – 3.55.35
  • Dean Lucas – 4.00.15
  • Clive Hackforth – 4.00.52

Well done Barry, Matt, Paul, Dean and Clive!!!

Barry Lloyd finishes 4th at the Bedford 20

Posted: March 25, 2018 by RSCAC in Race reports

Well done to Barry Lloyd who finished 4th at the Bedford 20 today in a time of 2.04. Barry is training for the London Marathon – it looks like he’s in great shape!

Shaun Home CountriesWell done to Shaun Evans and Georgia Curry who finished the XC season in style with great performances at the Home Countries International at Nottingham. Representing the Midlands Shaun finished in 10th place whilst Georgia finished 20th.

Hi Everyone, Just seen the results of the W55 Triple Jump at the European Masters Indoors in Madrid and am delighted to report that Janice Pryce (in her last year in this age group ) took the silver medal with a jump of 9.65m .This is a new British Indoor record beating the old record of 9.43m set by Teresa Eades in 2014 and of course this is a new Club record.Janice now holds both  the British outdoors record (9.75m) and the Indoors record.

On the last day Champs Donald Brown, running the lead off leg for the Great Britain M50 4x200m relay team, came away with a bronze medal when taking third place behind Italy and France. The time set by Italy was a new European record. Earlier in the week Donald Brown made it through to the semi finals of the 60m and 60m Hurdles but just missed out on a place in both Finals. His 60m Hurdles meeting record set in Turin in 2015 still remains as the meeting record.

Well done Janice and Donald.