Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run
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Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run

CITY of Plymouth youngster Molly Shorey continued her good form by finishing as first women in Wednesday’s Winter Armada 3k Series run at Central Park. Within the past week, Plymouth College pupil Shorey has won the Year 7 Plymouth & West Devon Schools’ Cross Country title and finished second at both the English Schools’ Regional … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow
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Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow

PLYMOUTH international hurdler David King is hoping to find some sponsorship to help him fulfil his Olympic dream after being cut from British Athletics’ world class funding programme. King represented Great Britain at this year’s World Indoor Championships and European Championships and England at the Commonwealth Games, but he is one of a number of … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Youngsters impress at Newquay after claiming Plymouth & West Devon titles
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ATHLETICS: Youngsters impress at Newquay after claiming Plymouth & West Devon titles

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings and Molly Shorey and Erme Valley Harriers’ April Oakshott rounded off good weeks by claiming top three finishes at the second Westward Cross Country League event at Newquay on Sunday. All three had won Plymouth & West Devon Schools’ Cross Country titles on Thursday before heading down to Cornwall three … Continue reading

Puertas eyes more major championships in 2019 after Euro experience in Ibiza
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Puertas eyes more major championships in 2019 after Euro experience in Ibiza

PLYMOUTH age group triathlete Chris Puertas is looking to qualifying for next year’s World and European Aquathlon and Cross Triathlon and the World 70.3 Championships. The Plymouth Harriers and Alltrax Cycles athlete has set his goal for the next 12 months after competing at the recent European Championships in Ibiza. The veteran athlete, who competes … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers duo finish first and second at Cornish Marathon
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Erme Valley Harriers duo finish first and second at Cornish Marathon

ERME Valley Harriers athletes enjoyed success at the weekend. Emma Lake and Sarah Hirons filled the top two women’s places at the Cornish Marathon held at Liskeard. Lake won in three hours, 27 minutes and 47 seconds, with team-mate Hirons not far behind in second with 3:29.28. Meanwhile, club colleagues David Engledew and Ken Summers … Continue reading

Plymouth athlete Bee wins individual silver at SIAB International in Glasgow
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Plymouth athlete Bee wins individual silver at SIAB International in Glasgow

CITY of Plymouth athlete Emily Bee won an individual silver medal and team gold for England at the SIAB International Multi Events Championships in Glasgow. Bee took silver in the over-16 girls’ pentathlon after producing a fine 800m run in the final event. She was only beaten overall by her England team-mate Abigail Pawlett. Pawlett scored … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Success for Plymouth Harriers at Dartmoor Vale races
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Success for Plymouth Harriers at Dartmoor Vale races

PLYMOUTH Harriers athletes enjoyed success at the Dartmoor Vale races on Sunday. Alex Peyton-Jones took second place behind Teignbridge’s Tim Pratt in the half marathon in a time of 1:19.07. Peyton-Jones’ team-mate Lutie Akinci was second women in the same race in a time of 1:30.04, finishing behind Sidmouth’s Kirsteen Welch. Another Harrier, Andrew Marshall, … Continue reading