ERME Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown and Tavistock’s Emma Ryder both set new 800m personal bests at the BMC PB Classic at Street at the weekend.
Brown clocked 1:56.07 minutes in a strong men’s A 800m race. That was one hundredth of a second faster than his previous best set last year.
Ryder ran 2:16.91 to take third in the women’s B 800m, which was more than half-a-second quicker than she had run before. Her under-17 club colleague college Jenny Milburn clocked 2:24.49.
She clocked 10:50.17 to take third at the CAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships for the College in Charleston.
On the same day she also ran the 5,000m where she took seventh in 17:46.38.
Erme Valley Harriers’ Great Britain junior international Will Battershill came seventh in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in Philadelphia.
Battershill clocked 9:07.70 in a tactical race. He has run 8:59.44 this season, which puts him 15th on the UK senior rankings and in the top five for under-23s.