City athletes continued their excellent form in Track & Field when competing in the annual Gateshead Tartan Games with medals won across the board in various age groups and personal best times set in events where they did not medal. The results were as follows:

Track Events:

Junior Women  Lucy McIlroy (3rd) 13.56.
Junior Men Greg Venyo (3rd) 11.20.Stefan Renstrom (4th)11.75 pb.
Senior Men Josh Peel (5th) 12.02. U/15 Boys Tyler Thomas (5th) 12.48 pb. Joshua Bishop 12.75, Oliver Taylor 13.05 pb, Charlie Bishop 13.48 pb in heats.
U/17 Men Nick Ingram (6th) 12.10.

U/15 Girls Jennifer Taylor (2nd) 26.65.
U/15 Boys Tyler Thomas (4th) 25.54. Joshua Bishop (8th) 27.32. Oliver Taylor 27.12, Charlie Bishop 28.22  in heats.

U/17 Women Jennifer Taylor (u/15) (1st) 41.67 pb. Tia Anderson
(u/15) 3rd 43.76 (Graded Race)
U/15 Boys Joshua Bishop (5th) 40.15 (Graded Race)

400m: (Graded Races)
Jacqui Hodgson (vet o/45) (1st) 64.31.
Junior Men  Cameron Bain (2nd) 50.88.
U/17 Men Zac Renwick (9th) 59.33.

800m (Graded Races)
U/13 Boys Peter Cook (1st)  2.22.69 pb. Travis Anderson (6th) 2.42.89 pb.
U/13 Girls  Olivia Fawcett (8th) 2.45.47.

Field Events:

Shot Putt
Junior Men  Stefan Renstrom (1st) 8.70m pb.
Senior Women  Mary Wilson (1st) 6.39m

Senior Women Mary Wilson (2nd) 13.86m.

U/15 Boys James Thornton (1st) 28.85m.
U/17 Women Isabell Thornton Javelin (3rd) 20.28m, Triple Jump (3rd) 9.39m.
Senior Women Mary Wilson (1st) 10.60m

High Jump
U/17 Men Zac Renwick (2nd) 1.53m.
U/15 Boys Oliver Taylor (4th) 1.55m.
U/13 Girls  Bronwen Smith (6th) 1.20m.

Long Jump
Joshua Bishop (5th) 4.85m. James Thornton (8th) 4.52m.
Zac Renwick (5th) 5.18m.
U/17 Women Isabell Thornton (2nd) 4.39m


At the Middlesbrough Tees Pride (10k) the in-form James Askew had a fine run despite the windy conditions finishing 11th in a massive field of 2416 finishers recording 33.09, with Laura Lee 167th (9th Lady) 2nd U/20 40.49, Kim Simpson 215th(16th Lady) 42.22, Christine Woods (v55) 819th 53.07, Jacquie Robson (v35) 1598th 59.48, Tammy Cook (v35) 1739th 61.59 pb.


In the London Olympic Park 10k Series, Laura Kaye had a fine run finishing 19th overall (3rd Lady) out of 327 finishers and recording a personal best time of 40.29.

Tartan Games and other recent results…