Maczugowski and Isaias impress at Devon Schools’ Combined Events Champs
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Maczugowski and Isaias impress at Devon Schools’ Combined Events Champs

TAVISTOCK’S Nicolas Maczugowski and Erme Valley Harriers’ Ella Isaias impressed on their way to medals at the Devon Schools’ Combined Events Championships at Exeter Arena. Maczugowski claimed personal bests in all his disciplines to take overall silver in the under-13 boys’ pentathlon behind Torbay’s Josh Taylor. The Tavistock College pupil ran 13.97 seconds for the … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Arnott claims victory at Loughborough International Meet
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Plymouth’s Arnott claims victory at Loughborough International Meet

COMMONWEALTH Games silver medallist James Arnott impressed at the Loughborough International Meet at the weekend. The City of Plymouth athlete took victory in the combined para 100m race in a time of 11.46 seconds. It was his first competitive outings since winning a silver medal over the same distance in Australia. Tamar Trotters’ Mike Wilsmore, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon
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GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon

THOUSANDS of runners hit the streets of Plymouth on Sunday morning for the annual Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon. Even though the race started at 8.30am, conditions were still hot for the runners with Plymouth bathed in sunshine. As well as the main half-marathon there was also a one-mile schools’ challenge. Tavistock Run Project’s Ben … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King beats Pozzi and Merritt at Manchester Great CityGames
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Plymouth hurdler King beats Pozzi and Merritt at Manchester Great CityGames

PLYMOUTH’S David King claimed two big scalps on his way to taking second place in the 110m hurdles at the Manchester Great CityGames on Friday night. King finished ahead of Great Britain team-mate and world indoor champion Andy Pozzi and also America’s 2012 Olympic champion Aries Merritt. Poland’s World University Games bronze medallist Damian Czykier … Continue reading

Bee and Smart set new records at Devon County Championship
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Bee and Smart set new records at Devon County Championship

EMILY BEE and Oliver Smart both broke track championship records on their way to claiming gold medals at the Devon County Athletic Championships at Exeter Arena. There were also field records for Tavistock’s Ben Pitts and Nicolas Maczugowski. Plymouth’s Great Britain international hurdler David King, who competed in April’s Commonwealth Games, was also close to breaking … Continue reading

Morrish and Ezra take titles at rearranged Mad March Hare 10k
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Morrish and Ezra take titles at rearranged Mad March Hare 10k

BEN MORRISH claimed victory in the rearranged Mad March Hare Plympton 10k race on Sunday. The Plymouth Round Table event, which starts and finishes at the Plymouth Devils’ speedway track, had to be postponed in March due to the bad weather. Conditions could not have been different this weekend with athletes treated to bright sunshine. … Continue reading

Plymouth and Tavistock athletes among the medals at Cornwall County Champs
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Plymouth and Tavistock athletes among the medals at Cornwall County Champs

YOUNG athletes from the region enjoyed plenty of success at the Cornwall County Championships at Carn Brea. City of Plymouth’s Leo Shipley, Jed Hutchings, Harriet Beardsmore, Molly Mather, Poppy Northcott and Holly Reid, plus Tavistock’s Tayla James, Tilly McDowell, Lee Shipton and Harry Tomlin were among the athletes to win titles. Shipley triumphed in the … Continue reading