GALLERY: Throwers catch the eye at final Devon Open Series event
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GALLERY: Throwers catch the eye at final Devon Open Series event

THERE were a number of eye-catching performances at the final Devon Open Athletics Series event of the season at Tavistock on Sunday. The region’s throwers were in particularly good form at the west Devon venue. City of Plymouth youngster Nubia Evans-Shields showed her talent by winning three events. Evans-Shields is ranked number two in the … Continue reading

GALLERY: Long, Whitemore and Southcott among the winners at final South West XC Series race
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GALLERY: Long, Whitemore and Southcott among the winners at final South West XC Series race

ROCKIN Bikes’ Richard Long and Pilgrim Flyers’ Alex Whitemore and Jack Southcott were among the winners at the final 2018 South West Mountain Bike Cross Country Series race. The series-ending event took place at Mount Edgecumbe, which had also been the setting for round four in June. Conditions, however, were trickier this time around following … Continue reading

GALLERY: Cole and Tank produce fast times at August’s Armada 5k Series run
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GALLERY: Cole and Tank produce fast times at August’s Armada 5k Series run

JIM COLE ran the fastest time in more than three years to claim victory in August’s Armada Summer 5k Series run at Saltram on Wednesday evening. The Tavistock Run Project athlete overcame June’s winner Matthew Bradley and promising youngster Oliver Smart to come home first. He clocked an impressive time of 15 minutes and 55 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Holland edges out Cole to claim victory in Cornwood 10k
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GALLERY: Holland edges out Cole to claim victory in Cornwood 10k

ADAM HOLLAND produced a storming run to win the Cornwood 10k in a course record time on Saturday evening. Holland, who had finished second last year, managed to hold off the challenge of his team-mate on the night, Jim Cole, who was the course record holder. Ultra specialist Holland, who had never beaten Cole before, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Region’s athletes impress at South West Inter-Counties Champs at Exeter
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GALLERY: Region’s athletes impress at South West Inter-Counties Champs at Exeter

THERE was plenty of success for the region’s athletes at the South West Inter-Counties Championships which were held at Exeter Arena on Sunday. City of Plymouth’s Nubia Evans-Shields and Tavistock’s Harry Tomlin both claimed two titles each, while there were also gold medals for Tavistock’s Emma Ryder, William White and Natasha Farrington and City of … Continue reading