ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Tamar Trotters impress at Storm Force 10
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Tamar Trotters impress at Storm Force 10

TAMAR Trotters athletes impressed at the Storm Force 10 event at Camborne on Sunday. Jacob Landers, Bex Ezra, Steve Baker and Jane Bremner were all among the prize winners, as was Plymstock Road Runners’ Rich Shelley. Landers came second overall, pushing Cornwall AC’s Sam Goodchild hard for the title. Landers clocked 52 minutes and 47 … Continue reading

City of Plymouth athletes claim county school cross country titles
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City of Plymouth athletes claim county school cross country titles

CITY of Plymouth athletes Jed Hutchings, Jacob Harrison, Holly Reid and Abbie Chapman all won county school cross country titles at the weekend. Jed Hutchings, running for Plymouth College, continued his impressive form this season by convincingly winning the intermediate boys’ race at the Devon Schools’ Championships at Exeter. He took victory by 49 seconds. … Continue reading

Battershill gains more international experience, while Macdonald is first home in Armada 3k
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Battershill gains more international experience, while Macdonald is first home in Armada 3k

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill gained more international experience at the weekend as he represented England at the World Cross Country Tour Gold event in Elgoibar, Spain. In horrible wet and muddy conditions, Battershill finished an impressive 14th in a strong senior men’s 10.8km race that was dominated by African athletes, who took the top … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Hutchings claims another Westward League win
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City of Plymouth’s Hutchings claims another Westward League win

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings claimed an impressive victory in the under-15 boys’ race at the latest Westward League Cross Country meeting. Hutchings, who had also triumphed in the meetings at Exeter and Newquay, overcame a muddy and waterlogged course at Westward Ho! to win by 42 seconds. There were also top three finishes in … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: South West medals for Smart and City of Plymouth
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: South West medals for Smart and City of Plymouth

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart claimed an individual silver medal, while City of Plymouth won a team gold at the South West Cross Country Championships at Ilton in Somerset on Sunday. Smart finished second in the under-20 men’s race behind Devon team-mate Johnny Livingstone. He was also fourth overall in a joint race with the … Continue reading

Battershill makes GB senior debut, while Bee sets new long jump PB
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Battershill makes GB senior debut, while Bee sets new long jump PB

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill made his Great Britain senior debut on Sunday at the European Cross Country Championships in Ireland. Steeplechase specialist Battershill finished 33rd in a large high-class men’s race that was won by Olympic 1,500m champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen. The Great Britain’s men’s team packed well with all six athletes finishing with 15 … Continue reading

City of Plymouth athletes open their indoor seasons, while Allen is first in Armada 3k run
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City of Plymouth athletes open their indoor seasons, while Allen is first in Armada 3k run

A number of City of Plymouth athletes opened their indoor seasons at the weekend. Tyler Johnson, who could have his eyes on trying to make Jersey’s Commonwealth Games squad, won the men’s 300m at the Lee Valley December Open. Johnson clocked 35.48 seconds to win by more than half-a-second. Club colleague Alex Wilson clocked 38.38 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Success for region’s athletes at Devon County Cross Country Champs and Westward League
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GALLERY: Success for region’s athletes at Devon County Cross Country Champs and Westward League

THERE was plenty of success for the region’s athletes at the combined Devon County Cross Country Championships and third Westward Cross Country League event at Exeter on Sunday. City of Plymouth’s Cornwall champion Jed Hutchings dominated the under-15 boys’ race, winning by 39 seconds. Tavistock’s Flynn Baker was second overall and became Devon county champion … Continue reading

Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Championships
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Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Championships

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill will make his Great Britain senior debut next month. Battershill, who has represented England and Great Britain juniors, has been named in the GB men’s team for the European Cross Country Championships in Fingal-Dublin, Ireland. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil booked his place in the team after finishing as … Continue reading