id1270-July 2011 Round Up

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(30th) Aviva World Trials,Day 2 - Felix Hatton claimed 6th with 65.32 which would have disappointed his camp;in the Womens 100H,Dominique Blaize ran a SB with 13.97 which just missed qualifying for the final as 10th fastest;she also placed 6th in the HJ(1.69). On Day 3,Dominique made the LJ Final with 6.05,and then stretched out to 6.19 to claim 7th place overall to complete a very reasonable weekend's workout. In the 110 Hurdles,Matt Field was just 6/100ths outside his recent Yeovil PB,his excellent 14.83 giving him 5th place in his heat,with a follow-up 14.94 for 4th in the B Final. Congrats to all 3 on their call-up to the Trials.

(24th) Our Ebbisham League Boys just managed to claw their way into first place over at Croydon,and win promotion back to Division One for 2012;our NJL squads at Hemel Hempstead stayed mid-table,with a 5th place and completed the summer in 4th position in the Brent Division.Full results on TPOT,pending our TMs' reports.

(23rd) In the BAL Cup match at Crawley,the Men were 3rd,and the Women were 8th;neither will qualify fo the Final.

(21st)Molly Renfer,representing Switzerland, ran 2.10.23 for 6th in her Semi-Final at the European U20 Championships in Tallinn,Estonia,but it was not quite enough to qualify her for the Final. Qualifying conditions,as always at this level.are cruel - first 2 from 3SFs plus two fastest losers - 2.08.04 was the time of the 2nd fastest loser. On the last day of the Championships,Molly joined Simone Werner,Stefanie Barmet and Aurelie Dupasquier in the 4 x 400 where Swirzerland finished 7th in the Final in 3.46.04.

(20th) Sasha's and Humphrey's Rosenheim teams both retain their Western Division titles,with ease,at a drizzly Kingsmeadow.

(19th) Congratulations to Jody Edwards on her selection for the Surrey U13 SP for the annual Surrey-promoted Inter County at Kingsmeadow on July 31st.

(18th) Two Relay GOLDS for Joan Trimble in Sacto.

(17th) Despite collecting the silverware for their regular season exploits,our Lily B League team would have been a mite disappointed with 3rd place in a tight battle for the Lily B Cup Final trophy on home ground. Full results on this site.

(17th) Gold for Camilla in Sacto in the W40 Weights Pentathlon(15th) - An inspired all-round series of marks,inc an SB at JT(26.94),ensured Camilla held off the challenges from a Russian and Thurrock's Sue Lawrence and secured prime place on the dais -  10.23/11.77/26.94/32.05 and 37.33 called the tune - full score was 3216pts. There's also some Relay activity on the Final Day(17th) for Joan,Mike and Chuck.

(14th)Quiet day in Sacto - but M50 Mike May clocked a SB of 67.23 over 400,though did not progress.

(13th)The Cascades are a range of volcanic mountains stretching down the Canadian and US West Coast into Cailfornia --- and there was an appropriate cascade of medals for K&P's World Masters entrants in Sacramento Tuesday.  Pat Logan led the way in the M50 200,adding a superb Silver to his 100 bronze,clocking 23.65;also on the track,Joan Trimble dispelled her disappointment with 4th in the W55 100 by taking Bronze in the 200 in 29.87;and,in the field,Camilla Thrush excelled with a 4th round 39m24 to take the W40 Hammer Bronze,following her 12m25 W40 WT Bronze Monday. Earlier in the day,Draco Mkpa had just missed the M40 200 Final with a 24.04 SF.

(10th)Gordon Lester breaks Rufus Cooper's K&P Open Pole Vault record,and his own U20 Mens standard, with 4m46 at the Kingston NJL. Pippa Wingate was also in 'the business' again,but this time putting a metre and a half on her own U20 Women's Discus mark with 33.91 - this improved a throw of 32.80(and the previous record of 32.45) at the Borough Schools Champs which had slipped under the radar until now(mea culpa).

(10th)Molly Renfer runs 2.09.12 in Hochdorf,SWI and is selected at 800,and possibly at 4 x 400,for Switzerland at the forthcoming European Under 20 Champs in Tallinn,Estonia over July 23rd weekend.

(9th)Pat Logan snatches Bronze in the WMA M55 100 Final in 11.62;Joan Trimble makes W55 100 Final but just misses medal - 4th in 14.27.

(7th)No,not from the NOTW! It's from the WMA in Sacramento,courtesy of Mike May's Blueberry - Pat Logan qualified as fastest in his M50 100 though expect one or two to be playing cagey. Mike May ran 13.87 in the same event,but did not proceed. Chuck Isetts,Joan Trimble and Draco Mkpa all made the SFs.

Headlines from Saturday 2nd

BAL team WINS by 2 pts from City of Glasgow at Yeovil,and shares the National 3 Division lead with the Scots at the halfway stage. Felix Hatton set a new PB and a Surrey Record,in winning the JT with 72.26,and the Man of The Match Award. Report adjacent.

Lily B team WINS by 20 pts(after a recount!) from Guildford & Godalming at Sutton,takes Regular Season Trophy and qualifies for the Cup Final on July 16th at Kingsmeadow. Full results on TPOT

Reports

1st/2nd - Gateshead - ESAA Champs - Molly Renfer could not quite emulate her bronze medal of 2011 in the SG 800,finishing just off the podium(4th) with 2.11.38(ht) & 2.12.06(F). Tucker Bryant was just run out of a place in the SFs,clocking 11.17 for 4th in his SB 100 heat.

2nd/3rd - Torun,POL - Euro Cup Combined Events - Dominique Blaize's marks on Day 1 were 24.58(200),14.42(100H),1.66(HJ) and 12.22(SP). On Day 2,her marks were 5.76(-2.1 LJ),25.72(JT) and 2.31.66(800) for a final total of 5174(23rd).

2nd - Kingston - Guesting in the Kent AC-promoted BAL Nat 1 match,Tom Butcher clocked a nippy 11.01 over 100m.

2nd - Oordegem,BEL - On tour,Adam Omisore ran his 2nd PB of the week,winning over 400 in 49.76.

2nd/3rd - parkruns - Harry Reynolds won the Bushy Park Junior race,on Sunday? in 7.15,with sister Rhianna 32nd in 10.08. In the Open,Phil Bearman Jnr ran into 10th(17.56) ,with father 3 places behind in 18.09;Avelline Deighton debuted in 323rd(25.25) and Cashel Riordan took 485th in 28.00. In the Kingston version,Harry Reynolds had placed 10th in 20.40,whilst Maureen Chitty was 118th in 29.54 in the Ribblesdown race.

5th - Woodford - Justin Green,who continues to hold K&P's no 1 slot(11.00/10.98w),took a 2nd in the WGEL Open in 11.01(+2.5).

9th - parkruns - In the Ribblesdown event,Maureen Chitty was 72nd(30.25);in the Richmond Park race,Fiona Whatley placed 170th(30.36) and in Bushy Park,Phil Bearman Snr took 23rd(18.46) and Avelline Deighton ran into 380th(26.02). On Wimbledon Common,Cashel Riordan was 188th(29.52).

9th - Jumps Fest - Copthall - David Cook took 3rd(7.16w) in his LJ competition.

9th - Dartford - Our SWL team returned from Central Park with a tidy score of 88pts,which keeps them away from the potential drop to SD2,but they were just edged into 3rd place on the day.

There were wins for Dominique Blaize(2),Lana Whatley(2),Pippa Wingate(3),Sasha Gordon(2) and recent mum Liz Davidson and Nicky Atkins claimed one each.There were welcome appearances from Layla and Mae Thompson,and Claire McLeish and Izzy Hatton completed the squad.

Match scores were - Bedford 94,Dartford 90,K&P 88 and Bexley 46 and,after 3 of 5 fixtures,we lie 10th of the 16 teams with the 231.2 match points upon which this League is decided.

Results - TPOT------Tables - www.swtfl.co.uk

13th - Watford - Five members travelled to the latest Open looking for some appropriate graded competition over 800 and all but one returned with PBs. U13 Leila Allan was 4th in her race in 2.51.09,just outside her recent Sutton PB;U15 sister,Nadia,equalled hers,taking 2nd in her race(2.24.31);Phil Bearman(U15) hacked several seconds off his(6th 2.10.12); U20 George Corcoran claimed 1.59.64,his first time under 2 mins,whilst Gordon Pearce also ran a pb(1.59.63). In the U20W DT,Natalie Ellis,in a rare outing,threw 24m15.

16th - parkruns - Fiona Whatley continues her serious assault on our Vets teams,taking 156th in the Richmond Park race(29.55);for a change,Phil Bearman Junior went to see the Wombles,finishing 6th overall in 17.48;and Liz Richardson found 22.30 was good enough for 151st in Bushy.

16th - Bedford - EA Senior Champs - Tom Butcher snuck under 11.00 for the first time,running a legal 10.99 in his ht(8th). Danny Eckersley was 6th in his 400H heat in 56.59. (Both were listed as Kingston upon Hull AC on the EA website - sack the journo!).

16th - Lee Valley - LICC - In apparently atrocious conditions,Bilen Ahmet contested 13 events for Achilles,though 3 went indoors! Best marks were the 4m PVi and the 29.63 DT,though he will have been pleased to win a 100 and an 800. Craig Price took 3rd in a BMC 1500 in 4.05.0,but Chris Jennings,Lana Whatley,Ben White & David Cook would probably not thank anyone for reporting their performances.

17th - Hemel Hempstead - Southern Senior InterCounty - A sagging Surrey team was bolstered by Humphrey Waddington - as well as himself,he rounded up a few from our senior squad of whom the TM was not aware (how come!). Andy Wheble threw a PB HT at 42.78,together with a 40.03 DT;Chris Dack was kept busy,getting out to 51.60 in his current JT speciality,plus a 34.26 DT and an 11.11 SP. Chris Hall encountered the worst of a blustery showery day in his 200(22.71 w-1.2) and ran both relays,whilst H. himself got in a half-decent TJ at 14.07(1B) along with other typical contributions,but Tariq Fadare aggravated a knee injury and settled for 1.80 in the HJ. In the Womens fixture,Pippa Wingate(HT) was our sole rep.,throwing 39.71.(Thanks to PW for details).

17th - Exeter - South West Senior InterCounty - Adam Omisore strung together two reasonable runs over 400 in hefty winds to take silver in the Final in 50.13,after a 50.19 heat.

20th - Lee Valley - Sprints Meet - U20 Tucker Bryant sped to an 11.07 win,and ran 11.09 later(5th),on a calm evening in North London.

23rd - parkruns - Bushy - 16th Phil Bearman Snr 18.19;Roundshaw - 74 Maureen Chitty 31.28; Richmond - 171 Cashel Riordan 28.39 and Fiona Whatley 28.55 PB;Kingston - 28 Rhianna Reynolds 28.00.

23rd - Tooting - Jamie McCullagh achieving the mark(1.54.9) he required to re-qualify for BMC Membership,and Nicola Kendall(49.6) and Laura Cook(51.6) racing enthusiastically and promisingly over 300 Hurdles were the highlights. Full results on TPOT.

23rd - Walton - Elmbridge 10K Road - David Greenfield(46.54 - 269th) and Caroline Jeffcote(62.35 - 568th) were amongst those who partook of a race,the commentary upon which echoes across the water to The Kraal!!! (The biter bit).

23rd - Birmingham - Birmingham Games - Dominique Blaize ran her fastest 100H of the year(14.08),albeit with +3.3 assistance,and she also set a 2011 best for HJ(1.70). Danny Eckersley ran 56.13 in the 400H.

27th - Watford - Open - Five went to Woodside where,in true fashion,racing went on deep into the night,which seemd to suit our 3 MD runners - Young Philip Bearman excelled by lopping 8 seconds off his 1500 PB,and broke one of Jamie McCullagh's long-standing U15 Club Records into the bargain,clocking 4.22.19 as against JM's 4.25.8 from 1995;Father(M45) also ran a fine 4.40.16,whilst Gordon Pearce clouted his PB for six,taking nearly 20 secs off to register 8.40.57. Sprinters Victor Nwagbara(22.93) and Andre Nembhard(22.94)completed the 'squad' fighting each other over 200;there were a mammoth 24 races at 1500,with 15-odd in each,and the two 3000s featured over 30 in each.

30th - M Keynes - Adam Omisore posted an 11.5/22.8(pb) over NS 100/200,courtesy of Southampton AC.

30th - Woking - David Cook(11.2) and Adam Bellis(51.3) ventured,like Adam O above,to a friendly local SML match for NS competition - thanks to AFD,the hosts at Sheerwater.

30th - parkrun - Maureen Chitty placed 53rd in the Ribblesdown event in 30.14.

31st - Kingston - Under 13 Inter County - K&P's sole selection,Jody Edwards(SP) more than justified her place in the team,winning the B event with a substantial PB of 8m84 and breaking Lindsay Maguire's previous Club Record by more than half-a-metre. She was,in fact,2nd overall of the 25 plus competitors,only being headed by her Surrey compatriot,Sophie Mace of Walton. Harry Reynolds ran in a NS 800,clocking 2.27.22 in 3rd place.

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