Category: Track & Field

Power Cut causes championships to be abandoned

Due to a area wide power cut on day 2 of the well awaited Essex indoor Championships, many athletes were left disappointed to have had to miss out on winning a medal for their county. Some athletes were fortunate however to get a chance to compete before the centre had to close for health and safety reasons. Natalie le Beau came 2nd in the Senior High Jump with a jump of 1.50m, gaining a Silver Essex Medal, she also came 2nd in the Senior 200m race, time unknown. Reagan Cuthbert placed 3rd in heat for the 200m, time not known but was a PB and he qualified the final. Watch out for this talented newcomer! Maisie Warman placed 1st in Essex, and East of England U15G SP with 9.62m. Gaining a Gold medal and a massive PB and an excellent performance for only her 3rd competition. She has another year in the age group! Leisha Hunt U15g ran the 60m and equalled her PB – gained a Silver Essex Medal in long jump with a PB jump of 5.06m, she qualified for 300m coming 2nd position but unable to complete the final due to the power cut. Endurance In the South Eastern Inter-Counties Schools’ event held at Brands Hatch on Saturday Thurrock had two competitors in the field. Finnlay Lowe was a respectable 63rd and Demi Eves ran well to finish 44th....

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London U20/Seniors Indoor Games at Lee Valley

At the London U20/Seniors Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend (28th & 29th) In the 60m race, Yinka Sodipo 5th 7.02s gaining a new PB. Nweike Nwabude placed 6th with a time of 7.15s and Jesse Allen gained a time of 7.45s a New PB. Long Jump Nweike Nwabude placed 3rd overall with a SB jump of 6.61m. Natalie LeBeau jumped a SB of 4.62m High Jump Joseph Winn jumped...

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London Indoor Games at Lee Valley

At the London Indoor Games at Lee Valley this weekend U15b Jakub Kowalski achieved two PBs on Sunday, running the 60m’s in 8.80s and the 200m’s in 29.8s. U15g Ruby Bridger ran a fantastic race in the 60m hurdles, gaining a PB time of 9.23s, she threw a SB 8.50m in the shot and jumped a new PB of 5.03m in the Long jump. Sola Taiwo gained SBs in both her events running the 60m hurdles in 9.75m and jumping 4.68m in the Long jump. Fellow U15g Leisha Hunt had a busy day, throwing 8.50m in the Shot and went on to gain SBs in all her events, running the 200m in 28.12s, the 300m in 45.16m, jumped 4.78m’s in the Long Jump. Tolani Odumosu obtained a new 8.86s pb in U17w 60m race. Gbenga Adewole achieved 4th in the U15b Shot with a PB of 5.71m, in the 60m he obtained his second pb in two weeks with a time of 9.25s and another in the 200m with a PB time of 31.0s, while Funmi Adewole Obtained a SB in the Long Jump with a jump of 3.87m and another in the 60m with 8.79s, again she has PB’d twice in two weeks. Kendrea Nwaelene gained a SB in the 60m race with a time of 8.05s and came 4th in the Long Jump with a SB jump of 5.17m....

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SEAA Press report 16th Jan

South of England Indoor Champs U20/Seniors at Lee Valley. U20 Men: Yinka Sodipo came 4th in the semi final of the 60m sprint with a PB time of 7.11 secs. Nweike Nwabude also made the semi final of the 60m sprint coming 5th. Gaining a PB in the Heats with a time of 7.12s. Senior Women: Toyin Olufemi came 5th in heats with a PB time of 8.56secs in the 60m sprint. Kendrea Nwaelene competed last week in the S of Eng U17. Her performances were 3rd in the Triple Jump with a jump 11.16m gaining a Bronze Medal and came 5th in the Long Jump with a jump of 4.97m. Claire...

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Sportshall Athletics @ Melbourne Park

Over 90 young athletes from over Essex took part in the first of this year’s Sportshall competition at Melbourne Park Chelmsford. 15 Of them represented Thurrock in events such as Linear shot, standing long jump and lap events. Athletes competing U11g – Hayleigh Ashworth, Shannon Beveridge and Taiwat Owusho. U13g – Funmi Adewole, Scarlett Carter and Oluwatunmise Abbas U15g – Ruby Bridger and Leisha Hunt U11b – Ryan Ashworth U13b – Jakub Kowalski, Jay Harris and Orhan Corek U15b – Theo Adesina, Daniel Ogutuga and Gbenga Adewole Highlights U15g Ruby Bridger placed 1st in the 4 lap race, 2nd in standing long jump and came 3rd in linear shot. Leisha hunt placed 3rd in the 4 lap race and vertical jump. U13g Funmi Adewole placed 1st in 2 lap race heat and 3rd in standing Long Jump. Oluwatunmise Abbas placed 1st in Standing Triple Jump with a strong jump of 7.30m, she also came 1st in her 2 lap race heat with a time of 23.2s, the fastest of the day. U15b Theo Adesina had a 5 second head in the 4 lap race with a time of 45.3s coming 1st, he also came 1st in standing triple jump with a jump of 8.48m, 1st in linear shot with a whopping throw of 10.50m. Gbenga Adewole placed 4th in linear shot, 2nd in standing Long Jump. Daniel Ogutuga placed 1st in his 2 lap race, 1st in standing Long jump with a jump of 2.36m and 2nd...

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Tues 5.30 - 8pm

Thurs U11 Only 4.30 - 6pm

Thurs 6pm - 8pm

Sun 10.30am - 12 midday

EYAL 2017

07 MayThurrockRM16 2QT
04 JunCambridgeCB1 2EH
02 JulIpswichIP4 3DJ
30 JulWareSG12 0UG
13 AugLea ValleyN9 0AR

SAL 2017

15 AprThurrockRM16 2QT
21 MayKings LynnPE30 2NB
17 JunCroydonSE25 4QL
08 JulThurrockRM16 2QT
19 AugTonbridgeTN10 3AD

EMAC T&F 2017

3rd MayThurrock
7th JuneSouthend
5th JulyChelmsford
26th JulyIpswich

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