ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Battershill medals at Ivy League Champs, while Peyton-Jones impresses at Duchy 20
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Battershill medals at Ivy League Champs, while Peyton-Jones impresses at Duchy 20

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill claimed a silver medal in the 3,000m at the Ivy League Championships in New York. Battershill, who is the UK’s top ranked under-23 athlete with a season’s best time of 7:55.99, helped Harvard University to a one-two in the indoor competition, finishing behind team-mate Kieran Tuntivate. Both are ranked within … Continue reading

GALLERY: Meek and Hutchings among the winners at final Westward Cross Country League meeting
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GALLERY: Meek and Hutchings among the winners at final Westward Cross Country League meeting

TAVISTOCK’S Jo Meek and City of Plymouth’s Barnaby Hutchings were among the winners at the final Westward Cross County League meeting at Stover on Sunday. International ultra and trail runner Meek enjoyed an impressive win in the senior women’s race. In muddy conditions, she took victory by 10 seconds, with Exeter University’s Sophie Reed second … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Trigg makes winning return, while Bale and Bremner among the prizes at Looe 10
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Trigg makes winning return, while Bale and Bremner among the prizes at Looe 10

ERME Valley Harriers triple jumper Sam Trigg made his return to action at the weekend by claiming victory at the Brunel Jumps and Throws Festival at Uxbridge. Trigg, who represented Great Britain at the 2017 World University Games, has struggled with injuries since returning from a successful spell in America. In his first competitive UK … Continue reading

Plymouth’s King retains his British indoor hurdles title in Glasgow
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Plymouth’s King retains his British indoor hurdles title in Glasgow

CITY of Plymouth’s David King retained his British indoor 60m hurdles title in Glasgow on Saturday. King comfortably took victory at the Emirates Arena with a 7.78 second run. Woodford Green’s Cameron Fillery was second in 7.85, with Bexley’s Ethan Akanni third in 7.92 seconds. The Plymouth athlete had earlier run 7.86 seconds to win … Continue reading

Battershill smashes his PB to move to the top of the British U23 rankings
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Battershill smashes his PB to move to the top of the British U23 rankings

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill smashed his personal best for the 3,000m on Saturday night in American to move to the top of the UK under-23 rankings. Battershill clocked 7:55.99 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston, which also ranks him in the top five of the senior British rankings. It was also more … Continue reading

Smart claims South West Schools’ senior title, while Rimmer wins Exeter Half Marathon
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Smart claims South West Schools’ senior title, while Rimmer wins Exeter Half Marathon

OLIVER SMART became senior boys’ South West Schools’ cross country champion on Saturday at King Park in Bournemouth. Mount Kelly pupil Smart, who won last year’s English Schools’ intermediate boys’ title, took victory in Dorset by 20 seconds. Second place went to fellow Devon athlete Johnny Livingstone, who just edged out Severn’s Alex Rawlings on … Continue reading