Twenty three athletes travelled to Colwyn Bay in order to compete in the Youth Development League (lower) on Saturday 16th July. Team spirits were high as most athletes travelled on the coach! As a result of many outstanding performances, the club achieved promotion and the athletes came away with twenty eight personal bests!
Celine Virton competed for the under 13 girls in the 75m; she finished in a time of 11.1. She achieved a pb in her shot putt with 6.49m and another in her javelin. Elizabeth Greenall went in the 70mHurdles and achieved a time of 12.8, she also jumped 4.07m in the long jump and 1.34m in the high jump. Hollie Brussels ran in the 1200m finishing in 4.53.4. Holly Scott finished in 21.5 for 150m and achieved a personal best in the shot putt with 4.49m. Lauren Taylor ran 11.4 for the 75m and 22.8 for the 150m. Lauren also jumped 3.10m in the long jump. Lucy Bridge competed in the girls 800m and achieved a time of 3.01.8.
The 4x100m relay saw: Elizabeth, Lauren, Celine and Holly finish 1st in 59.8!
For the under 13 boys; Adam Beardsworth got two pb’s- one in the 800m and one in the javelin- he ran 2.37 and threw 15.92m. Charlie Young ran 18.1 for the 100m and 36.5 for the 200m. He threw the shot 3.16m which was a pb. Max Young ran 35.8 for the 200m and 6.26.2 for the 1500m. Max also threw the shot to achieve a pb of 3.95m. Max Harrison competed in the 100m and achieved a time of 16.8. He jumped 3.48m in the long jump and 1.05m in the high jump- achieving a personal best. Michael Dobson front-run his 800m and got a pb with a time of 2.29.4. He got two more pb’s; 3.63m for the long jump and he competed in the javelin.
The 4x100m relay resulted in Charlie, Michael, Max Y and Adam finishing 1st in 65.1 (pb!)
There were three under 15 girls representing the club, Codi Wills, Cody Rigby and Alyx Bridge. Codi Wills ran 29.3 for the 200m- as did Cody Rigby (pb)! Alyx ran 3.00.0 for the 800m and achieved a pb in her 300m with 55.6 and another in the javelin with 8.43m.
Charlie Roberts led the under 15 boys 800m from start to finish finishing in a time of 2.17.2. He also threw 11.34m in the discus and equalled his pb in the high jump with 1.30m. James Moran got personal bests in all of his events. He ran 13.6 for the 100m, jumped 4.25m in the long jump and threw 13.93m in the javelin. Lewis Turner achieved a personal best in his 1500m with a time of 5.51.7. Luca Noonan ran 13.5 for the 100m and 26.6 for the 200m. He achieved a pb in his shot too. Michael Farr got pb’s in the 200m and 300m- completing his races in 25.0 and 39.6. Nathan Harrison jumped 1.34m in the high jump and beat his previous pb in the long jump achieving 3.72m. His discus throw of 13.91m was also a personal best. Patrick Neafcy achieved a pb in his 300m with 49.5 and threw the javelin 14.49m (pb). Scott Aldred ran 5.49.0 for the 1500m which provided him with a brand new pb. Steven Mayston achieved a pb in the 800m with a time of 2.48.8 and another in the shot.
The 4x100m relay included: Michael, Patrick, James and Luca. The team finished 1st in 55.0.
The 4x300m saw: Charlie, Nathan, Steven and Michael finish 3rd in 3.06.3.
A massive thank you to everyone who competed in the league this season and many thanks to all of the officials and volunteers (parents included).
Hope to see you all competing next year after such a successful track season this year!
Team manager- Helena