Weir and Tank get the opportunity to compete at prestigious NCAA Championships
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Weir and Tank get the opportunity to compete at prestigious NCAA Championships

CITY of Plymouth athletes Victoria Weir and Poppy Tank have both secured the chance to compete at the prestigious NCAA Division One Cross Country Championships in America next week. The televised event will take place at Stillwater, Oklahoma, on Monday, March 15, and will feature the top 31 college teams and 38 selected individuals. Weir, … Continue reading

Plymouth athletes continue to impress across the Atlantic
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Plymouth athletes continue to impress across the Atlantic

PLYMOUTH athletes are continuing to impress for universities in America. Great Britain cross country international Poppy Tank continued her good form on Friday by finishing sixth for a second year running at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships in University Place, Washington. Tank was Utah University’s top finisher, clocking an impressive 19:33.80 for the 6k course. … Continue reading

City of Plymouth cross country internationals impress in America
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City of Plymouth cross country internationals impress in America

CITY of Plymouth cross country internationals Poppy Tank and Victoria Weir have both impressed in America this week. Tank, running for Utah University, claimed a fifth-placed finish at the Born Collegiate Cross Country Challenge at Craig Ranch Regional Park at the weekend. She clocked a quick 19:58.1 minutes for the 6k cross country race and … Continue reading

Olympic hopeful King opts for extra training in America rather than European indoor circuit
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Olympic hopeful King opts for extra training in America rather than European indoor circuit

OLYMPIC hopeful David King has decided not to do a full indoor season in Europe this year. Instead, the City of Plymouth sprint hurdler has opted to stay at his American training base in Phoenix to try to boost his hopes of making it to Tokyo this summer. “After a really great winter training period … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King finishes second in his opening race of 2021
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Plymouth hurdler King finishes second in his opening race of 2021

PLYMOUTH’S Olympic hopeful David King opened his indoor season at the weekend by finishing second in the 60m hurdles at the Grand Canyon University Collegiate/Open in Phoenix, Arizona. King was only beaten by his Phoenix Track Club training partner Jarret Eaton – the 2018 World Indoor Championship silver medallist. Eaton won in 7.65 seconds, with … Continue reading

Tavistock Run Project impress at Indian Queens Half Marathon
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Tavistock Run Project impress at Indian Queens Half Marathon

TAVISTOCK Run Project impressed at the Indian Queens Half Marathon on Sunday. The club filled four of the top 14 places, with Jim Cole finishing second overall and first over-35. Cole was runner-up to Cornwall AC youngster Sam Goodchild.  The Cardiff Met student clocked 1:12.08 to win, with Cole crossing the finish line in 1:13.43. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the first day of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend
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GALLERY: Pictures from the first day of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend

THE opening races of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend took place on Saturday morning. The weekend sees two half marathons and two full marathons over two days from Clearbrook village on Dartmoor. All the races begin with an up and down run through the village before joining the route 27 cycle path and … Continue reading

Tavistock AC claim South West club and coach of the year titles
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Tavistock AC claim South West club and coach of the year titles

TAVISTOCK AC enjoyed success at England Athletics’ Regional Volunteer Awards evening on Saturday. They were named South West club of the year, while Elaine Fileman was named coach of the year at the online ceremony. Their citation for winning club of the year said: “The club takes all levels of athletes from age eight upwards … Continue reading