GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays

CITY of Plymouth showed their female strength in depth by finishing with the top three women’s teams at the Erme Valley Relays on Friday night. Their junior girls’ quartet of Kate Phillips, Molly Gilbey, Holly Reid and Molly Shorey was the first female team home and also the first under-18 side overall. They finished the … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title
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Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill has enjoyed a good week as he continues to bounce back from injury. Battershill won the England Athletics steeplechase title at Bedford on Saturday – just days after running his first sub four minute mile. The Harvard graduate, who had finished fifth at the British Championships in Manchester last month … Continue reading

GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return
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GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return

NEARLY 100 teams took part in the popular Tavistock Relays, which returned on Thursday evening after a year’s break due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The relays, hosted by Tavistock AC, have been going for more than 30 years and always attracted good fields, with teams of four running a 1.1 mile course on the … Continue reading

Region’s athletes enjoy success at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships
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Region’s athletes enjoy success at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships

ATHLETES from the region enjoyed tremendous success at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships in Manchester at the weekend. Armada athletes returned home with five medals and 11 top eight places from the prestigious event. As expected, City of Plymouth’s Nubia Evans-Shield (Plymouth College) won the junior girls’ discus competition. Evans-Shields has been a … Continue reading

GALLERY: Young throwers set new league records as Armada athletes impress again
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GALLERY: Young throwers set new league records as Armada athletes impress again

TALENTED young throwers Phoebe Milburn and Nubia Evans-Shields warmed up for this weekend’s English Schools’ Track & Field Championships by setting new South West Athletics League records at Brickfields on Sunday. Tavistock AC’s Milburn broke her own under-15 hammer record with a throw of 44.36m, which was just three centimetres off her PB. City of … Continue reading

Neale and Meek claim Burrator Horseshoe titles, plus PBs go at Exeter BMC Meet
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Neale and Meek claim Burrator Horseshoe titles, plus PBs go at Exeter BMC Meet

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Ben Neale held off a strong challenge from Plymouth Musketeers newcomer Ross MacDonald to win the 2021 Burrator Horseshoe Run. Neale had pulled away early on in the fell race, which takes athletes from Meavy village out to Burrator Reservoir and up to the summit of Sheepstor and then Gutter Tor before … Continue reading