Track & Field Latest News 13/12/2017

03/12/2017  Lee Valley Indoor Meet
In his first race as an Under 13, Tom Waterworth removed 18.86 secs from the U13B indoor 600m club record with 1:51.64.  Also running the 600m, Katie Wright established U17W, U20W and SW indoor club records with her 1:48.56 clocking.   Further Info


11/11/2017  50th Anniversary Dinner & Dance
72 Hunts AC members and guests congregated at Slepe Hall in St Ives to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the club. 
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21/10/2017  Minithon, Lee Valley
At the Lee Valley Minithon, Tamzin Digpal-Race set a new Under 13 Girls indoor shot putt club record with 6.89m, surpassing the 6.23m mark set by Emily Hart earlier in the year. Tamzin Digpal-Race: 60mH 11.1, HJ 1.20, SP 6.89; Tom Waterworth: 60m 9.7   Further Info


30/09/2017  Kettering Throws Meet

Ciaran Burke set the 123rd and final club record of the year when adding 1 cm to his U13B's hammer throw record with 11.62m.

Steve Burke - SP 8.56 (2), DT 26.43 (1), HT 29.32 (1), JT 29.70 (1); Ciaran Burke - DT 12.46 (7), HT 11.62 (2), JT 16.24 (4); Caitlan Burke - SP 4.38 (4), DT 9.34 (5), JT 11.56 (5); Kevin Bates - DT 26.87 (3), JT 21.33 (2)


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26/09/2017  10000m Club Champs
After an injury-hit training month leading up to the 10,000m club championships, Dave Connell surprised even himself with an excellent 34:20.2.  Passing halfway in 17:02, Dave ran the second half in 17:18 to finish 18 seconds in front of Ty Farrer who was similarly having a great run.  Ty's time of 34:38.7 knocked over half a minute off his best.  Dave and Tom now rank 28th and 31st, respectively, in the M40 national rankings.  Tom Walker won the Senior Men's award n 3rd place with  35:47.0, a 36-sec PB while Rod McKee placed 4th in 37:02.2, a 32-sec improvement. Rod is 22nd in the M45 national rankings.  Sean Barker was timed at 37:58.6 which puts him 22nd in the M50 national rankings.  Caroline King took top women's honours with 47:19.3.  Thanks to the multitude of helpers (10 altogether) who made the race possible.
1 Dave Connell 34:20.2, 2 Ty Farrer 34:38.7, 3 Tom Walker 35:47.0, 4 Rod McKee 37:02.2, 5 Sean Barker 37:58.6, 6 Carl Rooney 38:29.1, 7 Tim Davies 38:34.0, 8 Bruce Grimley 43:32.0, 9 John Smith 44:28.9, 10 Daniel Rigby 45:52.9, 11 Caroline King 47:19.3, 12 Simon Williams 47:40.6, 13 Pauline Stocker 49:04.6
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24/09/2017  Eastern AA & Cambs County Combined Events Champs, Peterborough
"You have to be in it to win it."  Ciaran Burke, Spencer Taylor, Caitlan Burke and Lotti Knights were in it and came away with one county gold and three bronze medals.

U13B:  Ciaran Burke - LJ 3.11, 75mH 18.27, SP 4.38, HJ NH, 800m 2:41.60 - 560 pts (1)

U15B:  Spencer Taylor - 80mH 14.09, SP 7.88, LJ 4.65, HJ 1.41, 800m 2:27.42 - 1851 pts (3)

U13G:  Caitlan Burke - LJ 3.72, 70mH 17.87, SP 3.86, HJ 1.14, 800m 2:53.31 - 1232 pts (3)

U15G:  Lotti Knights - LJ 4.45, 75mH 15.74, SP 5.56, HJ 1.26, 800m 2:39.51 - 1951 pts (3)

SM:  Steve Burke - LJ 3.84, JT 27.79, retired injured

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