In the Northern (u/13, u/15, and u/17) Track & Field Championships at Middlesbrough
the Harriers had two athletes winning Bronze Medals and recording personal bests against some strong opposition, Cameron Allan was 3rd in the 1500m Steeplechase and Chris Milburn 3rd in the Triple Jump. Full results of all the City athletes were as follows: (u/17 Men) Cameron Allan 1500m S/C ( Final) (3rd) 5.15.28.pb, 1500m (Final) 5th) 4.28.86.pb. (u/15 Boys) Chris Milburn Triple Jump (Final) (3rd) 11.60m. pb, Long Jump (Final) (4th) 5.71m. (u/15 Boys) Adam Ord 800m (Final) (5th) 2.08.62.(u/15 Girls) Tia Anderson 200m (5th) 26.79 (Final), 26.65 (Heat), 300m (Final) (6th) 42.62.pb. (u/13 Boys) Travis Anderson 200m (Final) (7th) 30.99, 30.41 (Heat), 100m (15.34 Heat). (u/15 Boys) Tyler Thomas (12.50 Heat) pb. 200m (25.27 Heat). (u/17 Women) Savannah Lloyd 100m (14.18 Heat), 200m ( 28.33 Heat). (u/13 Girls) Emily Salmon Long Jump (Final) (10th) 4.03m.
DCH hosted the Summer XC Relays around (2x1500m) laps of the University Racecourse Playing Fields on a perfect summers evening in superb running conditions and picturesque surroundings. In the Senior Relay the Durham City A Team finished one place higher than last year finishing an excellent 2nd, with the City B Team 5th, only one minute behind, out of 68 completed teams that finished. Full results of the Harriers showing placings after the 3rd and final leg, were as follows:
City A Team: Dan Jenkin (2nd) 9.36 (Joint 2nd fastest time), Jonny Wilkinson (2nd) 10.05, James Askew (2nd) 9.53 (6th fastest time), Overall time 29.34.
City B Team: Michael Grimes (5th) 9.59 ( 7th fastest time), Cameron Allan (4th) 10.13 , Robin Linten (5th) 10.22, Overall time 30.34.
City C Team: Liam Stubbington (12th) 10.41, Chris Wilkinson (13th) 11.11, Graham Hunt (11th) 11.06, Overall time 32.58.
Senior Women A Team: Kim Simpson (44th) 12.57, Laura Lee (35th) 12.07, Gemma Soulsby (34th) 13.31, (6th placed women’s team)- Overall time 38.35,
City D Team: Chris Herkes (31st) 11.58, Alan Rowell (v/65) (39th) 14.28, David Hemming (36th) 12.46, Overall time 39.12.
(A) Steve Everett (10th) 10.52, Ian Crampton (6th) Rob Hand (7th (11.43). Overall Time 33.31.
(B) Peter Harrison (23rd) 11.29, Jason Catterall (26th) 12.35, Paul Delaney (26th) 12.01. Overall Time 36.05.
(C) Niall Salmon (48th) 12.48, Les Phillips (46th) 13.19, Rob Garbutt (49th) 13.26. Overall Time 39.33
Sam Shuttleworth (Sen) 10.41, Catherine Garbutt (Sen) 13.25, Geoff Watson (Vet) (42nd) 14.29. Overall Time 38.35.
(A) Kelly Bentley (66th) 13.36, Kirstin Farquhar (46th) 13.29, Emma Thompson (51st) 12.41, (4th placed women’s vets team) – Overall Time 39.46.
(B) Karen Jones (85th) 14.52, Lindsey Brooks (103rd) 21.27, Tracey Humphrey (101st) 19.49. Overall Time 56.08.