City athletes continue to show very good form in Track & Field competition. In the recent NE Open Grand Prix (Meeting 6) at Gateshead, success followed from the Junior members right through to Senior & Veteran level in the events timetable, provisional results of which are as follows:
u/15 Girls: Jennifer Taylor (1st) 26.46 (Heat 4).
u/15 Boys: Tyler Thomas (2nd) 25.11 (Heat 5). Daniel McLaughlin (2nd) 28.40 (Heat 6).
u/17 Men: Nick Ingram (2nd) 24.26. Zac Renwick (6th) 24.89 (Heat 5).
Senior Men (Graded): Josh Peel (4th) 25.23. (Heat 3). Jason Catterall (v40) (3rd) 26.90. Conrad Kennedy (v45 (6th) 27.65.(Heat 4).
u/13 Boys: Thomas Hambleton (7th) 2.42.90.(Heat 2).
u/15 Boys: Adam Ord (1st) 2.10.4 (Heat 4).
u/17 Mens (Graded): Ben Horsfield (2nd) 2.04.01 pb. Ryan Watson (5th) 2.06.65 pb (Heat 1).
Lizzie Cramb (1st) 43.50 (Heat 1).
Senior Women (Graded): Jacqui Hodgson (v45) (1st) 63.44 (Heat 1).
Senior Men ( Graded): Cameron Bain (u/20) (1st) 50.20, Greg Venyo (u/20) (5th) 52.76 pb (Heat 2). Zac Renwick (u/17) (2nd) 56.25, Chris Wilkinson (3rd) 56.52, Jason Catterall (v40) (5th) 58.91 (Heat 3).
Pole Vault: Chris Milburn (u/15) (2nd) 2.50m.
Shot Putt: Stefan Renstrom (Sen) (2nd) 8.77m.
Long Jump: Zac Renwick (u/17) (3rd) 5.48m, Isabell Thornton (6th) 4.44m. Daniel McLaughlin (u/15) (6th) 4.23m.
Javelin: Stefan Renstrom (Sen) (5th) 26.60m. James Thornton (u/15) (3rd) 31.76m.
High Jump: Oliver Taylor (u/15) (4th) 1.50m,Sadie Hibbert (u/15) (6th) 1.35m.
In the Watergate 5k which incorporated the North East Masters AA Championships at Gateshead, the Club had 2 Veteran runners taking part and both did really well by winning their respective age titles. Stephen Everett finished 15th overall and was 1st Male (over 55) in a time of 17.52, whilst Kirstin Farquhar was 76th and 1st Female (over 45) in a time of 21.08.
Meanwhile, in the Ray Harrison Memorial 10k at Billingham, James Askew had a fine run finishing 3rd in a time of 34.29, with Laura Lee 56th (1st u/20) 41.53, followed by Kim Simpson 65th 42.50, Fern Freeman 92nd 45.41, Gemma Soulsby 114th 48.08, and Joe Harker (v75) 251st 79.05