City of Plymouth’s King and Weir in the medals at Loughborough International Match
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City of Plymouth’s King and Weir in the medals at Loughborough International Match

CITY of Plymouth athletes David King and Victoria Weir both won medals at the Loughborough International Match on Sunday. King, making his 2019 outdoor debut, took victory in the men’s 110m hurdles for England in 13.84 seconds. He edged out BUCS champion Khai Riley-La Bonde, who took second in 13.86. Weir, competing for British Universities … Continue reading

GALLERY: Merson storms to half marathon victory in Plymouth
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GALLERY: Merson storms to half marathon victory in Plymouth

EXMOUTH’S Tom Merson was the runaway winner of Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon on Sunday morning. Merson set a new personal best of 1:06.03 on the new-look Plymouth half course. That was 20 seconds quicker than he had run at Bath in March. Cornwall AC veteran Colin Snook took second place in 1:12.58, with Tavistock … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth, Tavistock and Erme Valley athletes impress at Devon Champs
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth, Tavistock and Erme Valley athletes impress at Devon Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Nubia Evans-Shields, Molly Shorey and Noah Jones and Tavistock’s Edward Fileman, Owen Fileman and Nicolas Maczugowski broke records at the Devon County Championships held at Exeter on Sunday. Evans-Shields and Maczugowski were multi-title winners, as were Plymouth’s Connell McCarthy, Kinga Kudzia, Aaron Miller and Toby Clayden and Tavistock’s Hannah Gellatly, Rory Summer … Continue reading

Northcott and Hutchings break 800m records at Cornwall County Championships
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Northcott and Hutchings break 800m records at Cornwall County Championships

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings and Poppy Northcott both broke 800m records at the Cornwall County Championships at Par. Poppy Northcott ended up winning three gold medals at the event, while there were also titles for fellow Plymouth athletes Rosie Northcott, Holly Reid, Harriet Beardsmore and Tavistock’s Tilly McDowell, Bradley Stevens, Ella Henry-Brock, Charlie Shipton, … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Yearling pushed all the way by team-mate Fletcher in Armada 5k
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Yearling pushed all the way by team-mate Fletcher in Armada 5k

PLYMOUTH Harriers athletes Sam Yearling and Steve Fletcher enjoyed a great battle in the second Armada Summer 5k Series run of the season on Wednesday evening at Saltram House. Teenager Yearling managed to edge out his club colleague Fletcher by just one second to win for the second month running. Yearling clocked 17.06 minutes for … Continue reading