ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth hurdler Harris wins medal at first overseas event
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth hurdler Harris wins medal at first overseas event

CITY of Plymouth’s Sammie Harris enjoyed a medal-winning performance on her debut competing overseas. The 18-year-old was invited to take part at the Kuldiga Catherine’s Cup in Latvia at the weekend. She was up against many of the top sprint female hurdlers from Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. Harris, back from a dislocated shoulder, comfortably qualified … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Bale and Meek among the prizes at Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon
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ATHLETICS: Bale and Meek among the prizes at Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon

PLYMSTOCK Road Runners’ Graham Bale was third overall and first over-50 in the Oh My Obelisk off-road half marathon at the weekend. Bale clocked 1:31.30 in muddy conditions to finish just behind Edward Mole and Haldon Trail’s Daniel Mitchell in the event organised by Dawlish Coasters. In the women’s race, Tavistock’s Jo Meek was second … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the annual January Jaunt 10k at Plympton
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GALLERY: Pictures from the annual January Jaunt 10k at Plympton

RUNNERS were out in force at Plympton on Sunday for the annual January Jaunt 10k. The popular race, organised by the Plymouth Round Table, has been going for more than 15 years and takes runners from Marsh Mills and into the Saltram estate. After finishing runner-up for the past two years, Torbay’s Pete Monaghan, who … Continue reading

Plymouth City Council promise to re-surface Brickfields running track
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Plymouth City Council promise to re-surface Brickfields running track

THE athletics track at Brickfields is to be re-surfaced, Plymouth City Council have confirmed. The council admit the 400m facility has reached the end of its life span, with cracks appearing in it. The track is used by clubs, schools, higher education establishments and the MoD. The council had agreed to allocate £596,991 for the … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Reid wins South West Cross Country Championship title in Yeovil
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Plymouth’s Reid wins South West Cross Country Championship title in Yeovil

CITY of Plymouth’s Holly Reid became a regional cross country champion at the weekend. Reid won the under-13 girls’ race at the South West Club and County Championships, which were held at Aldon Hill in Yeovil. Representing Cornwall as well as City of Plymouth, Reid took victory by 13 seconds, with Bodmin’s Georgina Clarke second. … Continue reading

City of Plymouth athletes win South West indoor titles in Cardiff
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City of Plymouth athletes win South West indoor titles in Cardiff

CITY of Plymouth athletes Poppy Northcott, Jed Hutchings and Noah Jones all won South West Indoor Age Group titles in Cardiff at the weekend. There were also medals for team-mates Adam Dingley, Lili Fern, Oliver Woodmason and Kate Gray in the combined South West Championships and Wales Junior Open event. Northcott, making her debut at … Continue reading