Durham City Harriers have recorded their most successful North East Counties Track & Field Championships since the Club was re-formed in 1972. Over 2 days of competition at Gateshead International Stadium, and across the various age groups, the Club’s athletes won a total of 24 Medals – 8 Gold, 7 Silver, 9 Bronze – including some Championship Best Performances and many personal bests.
On the 1st day of competition Gold Medals were won by Tia Anderson in the (under 15 Girls) 200m, Timothy Tetlow in the (Senior Men) 400m Final, and Multi-Eventer Chris Milburn in the (under 17 Men) Pole Vault.
Full Results of all DCH athletes (Day 1) were as follows:
(u/15 Girls ) 200m (Final) Tia Anderson (1st) 26.27, Jennifer Taylor (5th) 28.03, with Lauren Etchells 29.08 (Heat).
S/Men 400m (Final) Timothy Tetlow (1st) 49.62 (pb).
(u/17 Men) Chris Milburn (1st) Pole Vault 2.40m, (3rd) Shot Putt 10.65m (pb), (3rd) 100m Hurdles 16.61.
(u/13 Girls) 800m (Final) Erin Keeler- Clarke (2nd) 2.31.16 (pb).
(Senior Women) 800m (Final) Emma Toogood (2nd) 2.25.56.
(u/15 Boys) 300m( Final) Adam Ord (3rd) 39.39.(pb).
(u/17 Men) 1500m (Final) Ben Horsfield (4th) 4.09.82 (pb), Cameron Thomas (6th) 4.24.29.
(u/15 Boys) 1500m (Final) Sam Gibson (5th) 4.31.25, Peter Cook (7th) 4.42.51.(pb).
(Senior Men) 1500m (Final) Rob Everson (10th) 4.23.88.(pb).
(u/15 Boys) 100m (Final) Tyler Thomas (4th) 11.98.
(Senior Women ) 200m (Final) Jacqui Hodgson (vet o/45) (4th) 29.18.
(u/17 Men) 100m (Final) Nicholas Ingram (5th) 11.95.
(u/17 Men) 400m (Final) Oliver Taylor (8th) 58.22.(u/15 Girls) 800m (Heat) Olivia Fawcett 2.48.34.
(u/15 Girls) Discus (Final) Jennifer Taylor (4th) 19.11m.
On the 2nd day of competition athletes doubled their medals tally with Tia Anderson
winning another Gold Medal in the 300m with Championship Best Performances both in her Heat and bettered in the Final, including a personal best time of 41.00 secs which has taken her to the top of the current UK (u/15) Girls Rankings, an excellent
achievement. Team-mate Jennifer Taylor won Silver, and Lauren Etchells won Bronze – a fine podium finish. Chris Milburn also won another Gold in the (u/17 Men) Hammer. Erin Keeler-Clarke went one better in her (u/13 Girls) 1500m, winning Gold with a Championship Best Performance and improving on her personal best time. Scott
Armstrong also won Gold in the u/20 Men 800m with James Thornton winning Gold in the u/15 Boys Long Jump.
Full results on (Day 2) were as follows:
( u/15 Girls) 300m (Final) Tia Anderson (1st) 41.00.(pb), Jennifer Taylor (2nd) 43.29, Lauren Etchells (3rd) 43.78 (pb).
(u/13 Girls) 1500m (Final) Erin Keeler-Clarke (1st) 5.02.41 (pb).
(u/20 Men) 800m (Final) Scott Armstrong (1st) 2.08.12, Luke Pickering (3rd) 2.12.59.
(u/17 Men Hammer) Chris Milburn (1st) 25.78m (pb).
(u/15 Boys) James Thornton (1st) (Long Jump) 4.85m and (2nd) Javelin 35.68m. (Senior Women) 400m (Final) Sophie Wood (2nd) 56.86, Jacqui Hodgson (vet o/45) 4th 63.71.
(u/20 Women) 400m (Final) Lizzie Cramb (2nd) 60.27 (pb).
(u/17 Men High Jump) Oliver Taylor (2nd) 1.70m.(pb).
(u/20 Men ) 5000m (Final) Cameron Allan (3rd) 16.45.97.
(Senior Women) 100m (Final) Natalie Mulholland (vet o/40) (3rd) 13.75.
(u/15 Boys) 200m (Final) Tyler Thomas (3rd) 24.31.(u/17 Men) 200m (Final) Nicholas Ingram(3rd) 23.81 (pb).
(u/13 Boys) 800m (Final) Travis Anderson (4th) 2.24.80.(pb).
(u/15 Boys) 800m (Final) Adam Ord (4th) 2.03.80 (pb).
(Senior Men Javelin) Josh Peel (4th) 40.25m.
(u/17 Men) 3000m (Final) Cameron Thomas (8th) 9.50.61 (pb).
(Senior Men) 5000m (Final) Matt Hornsby (vet o/35) (10th) 16.01.16.