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.

Mason Trophy

Posted: June 25, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

34518852385_43beb34588_oHi Everyone, Several of our younger athletes were competing at the above meeting and put in some great performances.

  • Joe Martin (U15 800m) .Joe took 2nd place in a very close finish in a time of 2.00.70 which is a new Club record breaking his own record of 2.01.1 set recently.
  • Lewis Duval ( U17 1500m Steeplechase) .Lewis finished 3rd in 4.48.26 in what I believe is his first steeplechase. A chip of the old block. His Dad Spencer,who went to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, holds the Under 17 Club record in an amazing 4.15.01 set in 1986.
  • Meghan Sharman (U15Hammer) .Meghan finished in 4th place with 36.77 just missing her Club record of 36.90
  • James Ward ( U17 Discus) . James finished in 6th place with 33.86 which is a new PB.
  • Sam Grimshaw ( U17 Shot) .Sam finished in 8th place with 11.36 just missing his PB of 11.76.
  • Jasmine Walker (U15 Javelin) 3rd 32.66m.
  • Charlotte Hey (U15 1500m) 10th 5.02.01
All the best. John T

Little Aston 5 entries now open

Posted: June 13, 2017 by RSCAC in Race Notices

29364136142_fa741ba46c_oEntries to the Little Aston 5 Mile Road Race are now open. The race is organised by Royal Sutton and takes place this year on Sunday 3 September. It starts and finishes at Little Aston Primary School and takes place along quiet undulating country lanes. The cost is £10 for affiliated athletes (£12 for unaffiliated)


Weekend Roundup

Posted: June 13, 2017 by RSCAC in Race reports

34755152536_cc9bce82f4_o (1).jpgThere were some outstanding performances by RSC athletes at the weekend. At the WM Schools Championships the top performance came from Joe Martin who won the Inter Boys 800m in a time of 2.01.1. This time knocks an amazing 5 seconds off the club record for the age group (and was set in breezy conditions)! There were also great performances by Jasmine Walker and Charlotte Hey who won the javelin and 1500m respectively.

At the Midland T&F Championships the highlight came from Nicholas Pryce who won a silver medal in the 400m. There were other great performances from Kane Howitt (5th in the 200m), Tom Chew (3rd in the 3000m steeplechase), Chrissie Prince (4th in the discus and 7th in the Hammer) and Fred Tremblay (7th in the 800m).

Katie Ingle showed she is returning to her best form with a great run at the Welsh Championships. Competing as a guest she won the 3000m steeplechase in a time of 10.22.

On the roads recent recruit Sam Crawford was 4th at the Aldridge 10k – Great running Sam!