Athletics

Tavistock’s Holland continues his good form at Fast Friday 10k in Exeter

TAVISTOCK’S Adam Holland continued his good form by finishing second in a strong Fast Friday 10k field at Exeter.

Holland finished in between the Exmouth pair of Tom Merson and Berihu Haderia.

Merson won in 31.20 minutes, with Holland second in 32.59 and Haderia taking third in 33.33.

The women’s race was particularly strong, but Tavistock Run Project’s Sam Lake finished well under 40 minutes to take fourth overall and first over-35.

She clocked an impressive 39.09 minutes for the run along the River Exe.

Cornwall’s Heidi Tregenza was first women in a 36.27 minutes, with Katie Synge second in 36.47 and international veteran runner Emma Stepto third in 37.02.

Tamar Trotters’ Paul Gregg was 17th overall and third over-50 in 37.23 minutes.

Full results from the Good Friday race can be viewed HERE.

Meanwhile, a number of athletes from the region competed at the first Exeter Evening Open Meeting of the season.

Tavistock’s Nicolas Maczugowski took victory in the under-13 long jump with 4.01m. He also clocked 9.20 seconds for the 60m and 3:34.94 minutes for the 1,000m.

In the under-15 girls’ section, Erme Valley’s Ella Isaias and Olivia Travers had busy nights.

Ella Isaias ran 1:49.01 for the 600m, 9.36 seconds for the 60m and leaped 1.35m to finish second in the high jump.

Travers ran 1:51.59 for the 600m, 13.37 seconds to finish second in the 75m hurdles and leaped 1.30m in the high jump.

City of Plymouth’s Noah Jones won the pole vault in 2.30m, while club colleague Andreas Isaias ran 9.58 seconds for the 60m and 2:09.15 for the 600m.

Erme Valley’s Liam Hallows clocked 3:04.02 for the 1,000m, 1:47.89 for the 600m and 8.70 seconds for the 60m.

Full results of that meeting can be found HERE.

The first athletics meeting in Plymouth will be held on Sunday at Brickfields. The annual Spring Warm-Up Meet starts at 11am and has events for all ages from under-eights to seniors.

Full schedule can be found HERE.

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