Athletics

Erme Valley’s Brown among the athletes to set new PBs at South West League meet

ERME Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown was among a number of athletes to claim personal bests at the South West League meeting at Exeter on Sunday.

Brown set two PBs on the day – one in the 400m and the other in the 2,000m steeplechase.

He clocked a speedy 51.36 seconds to take victory in the one lap race before running 6:42.64 in the steeplechase.

Brown was fifth overall and second under-20 athlete in a strong steeplechase competition. His time was five seconds quicker than he had previously run for that event and puts him in the UK’s top 40 at under-20 level.

There was also success for his club colleague Ella Isaias.

She won the under-13 high jump with 1.35m and set a new PB of 12.88 seconds in the 70m hurdles.

City of Plymouth’s Erin Muldoon also jump 1.35m in the high jump but had to settle for third on count-back. Muldoon also get a PB in the 70m hurdles, clocking 12.60 seconds.

Plymouth team-mate Lili Fern clocked 12.57 seconds to win her heat and finish third overall in the under-13 70m hurdles.

Club colleague Noah Jones finished second under-15 and first under-13 in the pole vault with 2.55m, while there was PBs and top three placings for fellow Plymouth athletes Mali Heard, Ben Foster and Jack Endacott.

Heard won the under-13 girls’ 200m in a new best time of 28.21 seconds. She also ran 14.02 for the 100m.

Foster took third in the under-15 boys’ 200m in 25.55 seconds, while Endacott took second in the under-13 boys’ long jump with a new best mark of 4.46m and also came third in the 100m wtih 13.71.

Tavistock youngster Ben Rogers came third in the triple jump with 11.22m with was a new PB, while City of Plymouth veteran Simon Anderson clocked 4:31.93 in a strong men’s 1,500m race.

Full results can be found HERE

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