ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Tank and Shorey impress at prestigious events
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Tank and Shorey impress at prestigious events

CITY of Plymouth athletes Poppy Tank and Molly Shorey both claimed top 10 finishes at prestigious events over the weekend. Great Britain under-23 international Tank made her professional road racing debut in America and came ninth in a high-class field at the Boston 10k for Women. Tank, who has claimed a place in the Puma-sponsored … Continue reading

MacDonald and Reid impress at opening Armada Winter 3k Series
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MacDonald and Reid impress at opening Armada Winter 3k Series

PLYMOUTH Musketeers’ Ross MacDonald won the opening Armada Winter 3k Series at Central Park on Wednesday evening. MacDonald clocked 10.14 minutes for the tricky new course to hold off the challenge of Plymouth Harriers’ James Wickett by just three seconds. Tamar Trotters athletes Richard Ham and Finlay Allen finished third and fourth in 10.39 and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Ezra shines as Westward Cross Country League returns
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GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Ezra shines as Westward Cross Country League returns

TAMAR Trotters’ Bex Ezra enjoyed an impressive run as the Westward Cross Country League finally made a return after a 19-month break. Ezra was first senior women in the opening meeting of the series held at Plymouth’s Central Park on Sunday. In glorious sunshine, she clocked 22.08 seconds for the deceptively hilly course and was … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Maczugowski secures English Schools’ top six finish
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Maczugowski secures English Schools’ top six finish

CITY of Plymouth’s Nicholas Maczugowski capped a fine season with a top six finish at the English Schools’ Combined Events Championships in Bedford at the weekend. Maczugowski, representing Devon, took sixth spot in a strong junior boys’ pentathlon event with 2,606 points. He clocked 11.77 seconds for the 80m hurdles, threw 11.81m in the shot, … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King continues consistent form in Zagreb while Johnson sets new PB
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King continues consistent form in Zagreb while Johnson sets new PB

CITY of Plymouth’s Olympian David King continued his good finish to the 2021 season by taking fifth in a strong field at the Memorial Borisa Hanzekovica Meeting in Croatia. King clocked 13.56 seconds for the 110m hurdles in Zagreb on Tuesday evening. It was the 14th time this season he has run under 13.59 seconds. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Landers achieves Armada 5k clean sweep
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GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Landers achieves Armada 5k clean sweep

TAMAR Trotters’ Jacob Landers completed a clean sweep of wins in this summer’s Armada 5k series. Landers claimed his third win out of three in misty conditions on Wednesday evening at Central Park. Each month he has got faster and once again he lowered his course record with a 16.43-minute run. He was pushed hard … Continue reading

GALLERY: King impresses in Poland as Milburn moves up to second in UK rankings
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GALLERY: King impresses in Poland as Milburn moves up to second in UK rankings

PLYMOUTH’S international hurdler David King claimed an impressive fourth place in a strong field at the Memorial Kamili Skolimowskiej meeting in Poland at the weekend. King clocked 13.55 seconds to finish behind Jamaica’s Olympic champion Hansle Parchment (Jamaica), American Devon Allen and another Jamaican Damion Thomas. It was the 35th time in King’s career that he … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and Plymouth 10k & 5k
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GALLERY: Pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and Plymouth 10k & 5k

EXMOUTH’S Tom Merson claimed victory in the 2021 Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon on Sunday. Merson clocked 1:09.47 to finish nearly three minutes ahead of Bideford’s Jack Hutchens, who took second in 1:12.34. Kent athlete Joe Hartley was third in 1:13.48, with South West Road Runners’ Tom Humphrey fourth (1:15.04) and Tavistock Run Project’s Liam … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart and City of Plymouth’s Molly Shorey were victorious as the Peter Tavy Plod returned on Bank Holiday Monday. The teenage duo left older runners in their wake at the tough five-mile multi-terrain race. Both are previous winners of the event, with Shorey also finishing as first female in 2019 and … Continue reading