In the Northern Athletics u/17, u/20 & Senior Indoor Track / Field Championships at Sheffield, Samantha Coleby ran well in the Senior Women’s 800m Final, finishing 2nd and recording a time of 2.12.61, a solid run as she and other club members are in the middle of their winter work. Scott Armstrong (u/20) was also in good form recording a personal best time in his heat of the 400m recording 52.79, and a 6th place in the final recording 53.10. In their heats, Greg Venyo (u/20) ran his 60m in 7.29, and 200m in 23.37, whilst Lizzie Cramb (u/20) recorded 61.48 in her 400m.[divider]
At the Sale Harriers Open Indoor Series (Sportcity), Tia Anderson (u/15) recorded a personal best of 26.05 in the 200m, as did Lauren Etchells with a time of 27.69, whilst
Charlotte Boyle (u/20) recorded 28.53.
Meanwhile, at the Gateshead Harriers Open Indoor Series there was also a number
of personal best times set by City athletes which was again pleasing at this stage of the season, results of their performances were as follows:
Tyler Thomas (u/15) 60m 7.73 pb, Jennifer Taylor (u/15) 8.56, Daniel McLaughlin (u/17) 60m 8.39 pb, Damian Davey (u/17) 60m 8.85 & High Jump 1.30m pb, Dominic Daley (u/17) 60m 9.64 pb, Sadie Hibbert (u/17) 60m 9.28 & High Jump 1.25m, Oliver Taylor (u/17) 1.65m, Lucy McIlroy (u/20) 60m 8.49, Greg Venyo (u/20) 7.28.
The Durham County Schools XC Races were held this year in the grounds of Barnard Castle School and was the 2nd qualifier for the English Schools National Championships in Norwich, the 3rd qualifier will be at Kirkby Stephen. The Harrier members representing their various schools who were successful in qualifying
were as follows:
Year 7 (Girls) ; 1st Erin Keeler- Clarke, 6th Holly Cook, 9th Tara Sebastiano-Yatsuzuka.
Junior Girls; 9th Emily Salmon.
Junior Boys ; 2nd Sam Gibson, 3rd Peter Cook, 6th Charlie Phillips, 8th William McKenna, 9th Thomas Wraith, 10th Joshua Wraith, 12th Izaak Taylor, 16th Adam Ord.
Intermediate Boys ; 2nd Ben Horsfield, 4th Cameron Thomas, 8th Ryan Watson, 12th Jacob Stephenson, 16th William Lindsey.
Senior Boys; 2nd Michael Wade, 3rd Cameron Allan, 4th Luke Pickering, 5th Joseph Grehan- Bradley, 11th William Morgan-Rippon.
Senior Girls; 6th Charlotte Kenyon, 10th Alice Hopper.