Kingston Athletics Club and Polytechnic Harriers
K&P Home Win to Top UAG YDL Group Print
Written by Frank S & Cathy Arnfield   
Monday, 27 June 2016 16:06

K&P win at Kingsmeadow to top UAG YDL group

K&P’s U17 and U20 athletes put in a great performance at Kingsmeadow on 29th May to win the UAG YDL match and leave the team topping the league division South/West 1A by 3 points. If we can keep this going over the next two matches, K&P will be in the paper match with the winners of S/W 1B and N/E 1 for promotion to Southern Premier League 2. We have the athletes to compete at this level so we really hope to get a good turn-out for match 3 in Woking on 26th June. A big hand should also go to all those helping officiate on the day which made sure we got the full 55 officials points – something only 4 out of the 7 teams competing managed.


U11/U13 Surrey Athletic Network Open Event Print
Written by Peter Shilling   
Monday, 27 June 2016 13:43

U11/13 OPEN ATHLETICS COMPETITION held under U.K Athletics Rules

Date: Wednesday 20th July 2016                                                                              Time: 5pm – 8pm

Location: Walton Athletics Track, Stompond Lane, Walton on Thames, Walton, KT12 2HF

Events:  Track: 100, 200, 800, 1500, 4 x 100m relays (U13)

Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot

U11 (School Years 4 and 5) 75m/600m


Medals will be awarded to the top 3 first year U13/U11 and top 3 second year U13/U11 in each event.

Clubmark Assessment Print
Written by RosP   
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:44

Website Notification of Clubmark assessment

Clubmark Assessment: June 30th

A few years ago the Club made a decision that they would apply for England Athletics Clubmark Accreditation. ‘Clubmark’ forms part of the only national cross sports quality accreditation scheme. It is built around a set of core criteria which ensure that accredited clubs operate to a set of consistent, accepted and adopted minimum operating standards. We wanted to prove that we have a club that is nationally recognised as providing an ‘active, accessible and accredited’ environment for our members.

Veterans League 13 June Wimbledon Park Print
Written by Mike May   
Monday, 27 June 2016 13:40

Veterans League 13 June Wimbledon Park - men's report

A frustrating result at this match where we missed 3rd place on the night by half a point, and sank to 3rd overall in the division. We need a reasonable turnout at the final match to hold onto that place (or improve if Hercules Wimbledon or Epsom stumble).

On the track we had one win (Matt Atkins in the 5000m) and some second places (Draco Mkpa (m45) in the m35 200m and David Bell in the m50 2000m Walk, plus the 4 X 200 relay (Draco, Mark Roberts, Cameron Barlow and Andy Gordon - afraid I can't remember running order).
Otherwise it was multitasking point gathering by Cameron (200 and 800), Graham Huntley (welcome back - in 200m and 5000m), Mike May (walk, 800 and 200 in that order), and David Barrington (800m and m70 Javelin and m60 discus)

We were rescued by the field events where Mark Roberts and Chris Smale both won their Discus events, while Mark also came 2nd in both High Jump and Javelin. Mike Darcey making his debut in the league got second in the triple jump, and joint 3rd in the High Jump, and Frank Schubert and Rob Lowe got third each in their respective M50 triple jump and Javelin.

Mike May

Surrey and Sussex masters championships 5th June Print
Written by Mike May   
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 09:02

Kingston and Poly members at the Surrey and Sussex masters championships

Steve Simmonds in the field and Matt Atkins on the track got our best results overall. Steve an m45 won the weight, throwing 15.88 kg 10.59 metres and the hammer.

Matt, an m40, won the 5000m outright in 16:31.04.

Not counting sole competitors in their age group, our other Surrey champion was Nick Woodhead m55 who got a PB in the 200m of 28.66 (per Power of 10) chasing the Sussex champion and leaving yours truly in his wake (though I did get a season's best).

Renzo di Libero got 2nd in the m50 Shot and an SB in the Discus, while Rob Lowe multi tasked getting SBs in Discus and Javelin plus doing Shot and Long Jump. Andy Gordon m40 combined 2 silver medals in the 100m and 200m with an SB in the Javelin.

On the ladies side, Liz Richardson and Nicky Atkins both got SBs in the 5000m

Mike May


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