Various Young Athletes from Thurrock Harriers took part in the Lee Valley Open this Saturday.
Endurance runners took to the track for the open, U13g Demi Eves not only came 1st in her race she brought home a PB in the 800m in a time of 2.34.11s. Scarlett Carter ran in the  70m hurdles race coming 3rd with a PB time of 17.59s. U15g Hayley Instance ran in the 800m mixed with the senior woman and ran very well gaining a new PB time 2.24.99s. Sarah Blockley ran a SB in her 800m in a time of 2.42.85s. U17w Lucie Ball also ran the 800m in a SB time of 2.39.97s.
U17m William Adeyeye also ran well on the day, gaining a PB in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.17s and a SB time of 11.54s in the 100m’s, William is still recovering from injury and did well despite this.
U17w Kendrea Nwaelene gained a SB in the 100m with a time of 12.90s, she also ran the 200m in a time of 26.88s.
U20m Nweike Nwabude came 2nd in his race with a time of 24.27s with a headwind of -5.8s.
Despite the despicable weather they achieved a positive result gaining many personal or seasonal bests.
Claire Whitbread