A poor day at Tooting Bec

Senior match at Tooting Bec A long and awkward trip to the track at Tooting Bec – not my favourite track I have to admit. The last part of the journey saw some very heavy rain but fortunately it had finished by the time the match started – however we then had to deal with...
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A quieter week

With the school holidays now under way we have had a quieter week with numbers at training having reduced – as we expect. As well as the usual training a few of our coaches – Karen Wells, Phil Rogers, Malcolm Green and Lester Medcalf – helped at the Ashurstwood Sports Day on Wednesday morning. There...
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A busy week has just ended

We’ve reached the end of a very busy few days, although school events and school holidays had some effect on the numbers competing in the various matches. In particular the second day of the club championships on Tuesday saw only 2 girls in the under 13 200 metres and 2 boys in their race. We...
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Has Summer finally arrived ?

Under 13/15 match at Hastings on Saturday For the first time this year we had warm sunny weather – proper Summer weather in fact – and the athletes all seemed to relish it (except perhaps those running in the 1500 metres races). We haven’t got the final results as yet but I’m hoping that the...
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News from Gateshead, Lewes and Brighton

English Schools Championships Abby Beswick was our only athlete taking part in the English Schools Championships at Gateshead. She was doing the senior girls long jump – her third different event in these championships in the last 3 years – and she came an excellent 5th with a best jump of 5.58 metres on the...
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Looking back and looking forward

Disappointing turn-out for match at Woking on Sunday Only three athletes were able to go to Woking for the under 17 and under 20 match – Abby, Ben Beard and Mia – though Emmie would have been there but she fell in a school match on Thursday and scraped skin off her knees and elbows...
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