Fechin McCormick

A quick round-up of Sale Harrier's finest hour's throughout June.



JONA EFOLOKO was Sale Harriers only representative at the European T & F Championships in Rome. He made it made it through to the 200m semi-final.



Compared to the 2023 Championships at Sportcity when Sale Harriers won 11 gold medals, 6 silver and 6 bronze, the 2024 Championships, this year's haul were 4 titles, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Well done to:

  • SHAUNNA THOMPSON who retained her senior Shot Putt title for the 4th successive year with a throw that was more than a meter further than her nearest rival.
  • ANNABEL AMADIN, Britain's No.2 U20 Shot-Putter retained her U20 Title for the 3rd consecutive year.
  • STEPHANIE JONES became the Northern Long Jump Champion in her 1st year as a senior,
  • MIGUEL GAISAH became the U20 Long Jump champion in his 1st year with Sale Harriers and only in the sport since 2022.
  • IZZY BURKE became the Northern U20 800m champion, her 1st major Northern title.
  • REBECCA WEEKS became the Senior Northern 400m Hurdles silver medallist with a brilliant PB of 63.52 that ranked her 12th nationally. She added it to her U20 silver medal in 2020
  • OLIVIA BROWN won the U20 400m Bronze medal and added it to her 1500m indoor title in January.


Sale Harrier's Tokyo Para-Olympian and World champion KADEENA COX was in track action for the first time since April and recorded times of 14.44 over 100m and 1:06.46 in the 400m.

As readers will know from previous reports, Kadeena was an able-bodied, highly talented club sprinter until in May 2014 when, aged just 23, she had a stroke and was further diagnosed with multiple Sclerosis. Since then she's become Britain's only black cyclist to win either an Olympic or Paralympic medal. At the Tokyo Paralympics, she made history by becoming the 1st Briton in 32 years to win two gold medals in two different sports, cycling and athletics.


The Mc HUGH girls – TESS & ROXY, EVA ANWYL and DANIEL AFOLOBI brought glory and pride to Wales at the Welsh National Championships in Cardiff. To put it into Welsh - Gwnaethant gymru yn falch.

  • TESS brilliantly clinched her first Welsh title – the 400m in a Championship Best Performance of 52.89, improving her PB by almost a second from the IFAM meeting in Brussels three weeks earlier and beating a record that had stood for 42 years. Interestingly, the CBP record was held by fellow Sale Harrier MICHELLE SCUTT who was one of Britain's finest 200/400m runners of all time and was the first Welsh female athlete to win an Olympic medal, taking a bronze when running the 2nd leg in Britain's 4 x 400m team at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. She was also Sale Harrier's first ever Olympic medallist. Impressive footsteps to follow TESS McHugh.
  • Her sister ROXY made her Welsh debut and announced her arrival as a promising young Welsh athlete by winning the silver medal in the U15 300m just a week after becoming the Gtr. Manchester County Schools 300m silver medallist.
  • EVA ANWYL is a seasoned Welsh representative. Top ranked nationally who's broken U13 national sprint and hurdles records and holds the club's U13 70mH record, showed her development in her first year of her U15 age-group by just missing the bronze medal in a high quality 100m race to produce an impressive PB of 12.85
  • DANIEL AFOLABI in his younger years was consistently UK ranked top three sprinter. He reached the semi-finals.



As Ireland basked in the glory of its most successful ever European T& F Championships, five of Sale Harrier's middle distance specialists recorded huge performances at the Belfast BMC.

  • MAX WHARTON who'd broken the 4-minute mile for the first time at the 70th anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four minute barrier at Iffley Road, improved it further with a fantastic new best of 3:58.02.
  • TOM MORAN had smashed the 4-minute indoor barrier in the USA in February with 3:58.07. A few days after his partner Ciara Mageen won the European 1500m and set Ireland alight with excitement, he smashed the outdoor 4-minute barrier with a great 3:58.57, easily his best ever performance for the outdoor mile.
  • CHRIS FIELDING in 2023 held the club's fastest times over 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m and with a 1500m PB of 3:51.12. He made his mile debut and recorded a top-notch 4:06.90.
  • BEN BRUNSWICK made his mile debut with an impressive time of 4:11.14. He too was having a great year smashing his 1500m PB a week earlier.
  • ANDREW THOMPSON is just in his first year of middle distance racing and improved his 800m PB by over a second to a new best of 1:51.40.


Thea Brown

You've got to be exceptional to be invited to Germany's Mannheim International, possibly the highest-level junior international competition outside of the World or European U20 Championships. (Last year the club was proud to have top sprinter SUCCESS EDUAN win the 200m silver medal and helped GB to 4 x100m gold).

THEA BROWN, was this year awarded this prestigious opportunity in her blossoming career. Making her 2nd GB appearance in a few short weeks, she again excelled. On day one, competing in the 100m Hurdles in only her 2nd race over the full distance and senior height, she improved her PB to 13.28 (2.0) and now ranks equal 6th on the All Time U20 list. As a first year U20, she now ranks 2nd on the all time list, her time is also a new club record beating GEMMA FERGUSON'S 20 year old club record of 13.73 which she set in Finland. Then on the 2nd day she won the high jump gold medal for GB just short of her PB that ranks her No.1 in the UK.



As she made her final wedding preparations, SOPHIE WOOD broke the Abersock 10k course record (36.15), appropriately followed in 2nd place down the sandy beach aisle by her bridesmaid-to-be, LAURA BARBER. (Her husband also ran really well). This was Sophie's 3rd victory in this race having won in 2023 and 2021.



PHIL RICHARDSON recorded his 1st ever road race victory in his six years of racing. Nip-and-tuck with Altrincham's Michael Whitham in the Dunham Massey 5k, he broke the tape ahead of him in the Dunham Massey 5k in 16.07 just 20 seconds short of his 2022 PB. His partner AMANDA SHAW also had the race of her life. Making her 5k race debut, her 26.25 was just a whisker short of her fastest ever 5k..... including Parkruns.


Following seven years of racing over every terrain and distance AARON Mc GRADY also achieved the holy grail of winning a proper race -The Shining Tor Fell Race near Buxton. He led home the 250 finishers in the scenic course that begins at Errwood reservoir, past the ruins of Errwood Hall to the summit of Shining Tor and along the ridge to Pym’s chair.

AMELIA PAGETT was 1st female and almost as noteworthy, she recorded her 2nd ever race victory, (Her first was in the Run Heaton Park 5k in 2018)


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The Tour of Tameside's challenging four day festival of running had five Sale Harriers excel...

  • LYNDA ROWLINSON entered the Tour's Hall of Fame as the 1st L60 for the full 4-day tour. Lynda has an impressive Tour of Tameside record. In 2023 she was 1st L60 in 'Hell on the Fells' and in 2019 and 2021 she was 3rd L55 for the full Tour.
  • JOHN ARCHER had M70 wins in all four races, a repeat of 2016 when he was very much younger.
  • MARCUS NICHOLSON, who in October 2023 recorded the fastest ever time in the 55 mile 'Bay Limestone Round', was a brilliant 3rd in the full four day Tour.
  • JENNY FOX was 2nd L45 in both the XC Trail and 'Hell on the Fells' and 5th overall female for the Tour.
  • AMELIA PAGETT massively improved to finish 2nd in the 'Hell on the Fells'. Her training partner JAMES BANNISTER was also a great 3rd.



Running on behalf of the Civil Service (CCSA) in Britain's oldest half Marathon, the Freckleton in its 60th year, RACHAEL ROZHDESTVENSKAYA was 1st female in a top placed 21st from the 500 finishers in a time of 1:25.24.


The club's Olympian SONIA SAMUELS who, throughout her L40's was Britain's No. 1 in every distance from 5k to the Marathon, launched her L45 career in the Coleshaw Hall 10k and became not just the UK No.1 over 10k but her time of 33.36 just missed the World L45 10km best by seven seconds. ALISTAIR KELL, coached by Sonia and was one of five Sale Harriers in the race. He clocked 38.57 in his first 10k of 2024.


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Two winners were very happy to win their respective categories in the Birchwood 5k, the final race of the North Cheshire 5k series. U15 JAKE HARRISON clocked a brilliant 20.45 in his 1st ever race victory. The slightly older JACKIE CORDINGLEY, familiar with winning, was 1st L65 in 22.12.


CIARA YOUNG, though disappointed for setting off too fast, ran a great PB of 19.22 in the Podium 5k in Barrowford, a 12 improvement on her August '24 Sale Sizzler 5k.


Following weeks of waiting, Tokyo Olympian GEORGIA TAYLOR-BROWN has qualified for her 2nd Olympics in the Triathlon.


The Welsh Castles relay, that 2-day, 20 stage, 209 mile staggered relay from Caernarfon to Cardiff gets ever more competitive. The 2024 event was the highest ever standard with many of the top English 12 stage and Welsh 6 stage teams competing. Sale Harriers mixed it well and the men's team were 4th up until the last 4 stages before falling to 7th. The women, last year's silver medallists, made the podium again this year again in 3rd place and were 2nd in the Queen of the Mountains. Welsh Dragon Awards went to stage winners NICK BARRY, HELEN WARBURTON, ALICE WRIGHT, RACHAEL ROZ and ALEX BRADFORD. Nick and Helen also broke the stage records on their route to glory.

Veteran yellow jerseys went to STEVE Mc CARRON, ROB DUNN and Team Organizer EDDIE EDWARDS. They finished 1st Vet-40 on their respective stages. Sale also had many top 5 finishers. It was another great weekend of keen competition and conviviality.

The 2025 targets? A women's victory, top 3 for the Open Team, and a strong Vets team to compete for the top prize.

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As if he didn't have enough last year, JOHN MORRIS took on the gruelling Lakeland Triathlon in Keswick and crossed the line in 1:42:20, fourteen minutes up on last year.


Round the Ressers

Half the top runners in the 2024 Round the Ressers '5' around Tintwhistle Reservoir were Sale Harriers. PHIL RICHARDSON led them home in 3rd place closely followed by ROBERT DUNN, ANDREW CURVIS and. They were easily the winning team – yet again! RACHAEL ROZHDESTVENSKAYA was 1st female just days after being 1st finisher in the Freckleton HM. JULIA REYNOLDS was 2nd in her L50 category. Since 2015, the race has been run in memory of the race founder Sale Harrier, Bill Fox. It's organised by PAUL BARRETT.

Team Sale R the R


The 2024 edition of the club's promotion of the Sale Sizzlers 4 x 5k and their 23rdyear were launched in Wythenshawe Park. PAUL BARRETT is the race director for the 2nd year. The most noteworthy achievements were

  • NICK BARRY (15.22 ) 1st Sale Harrier home in 4th place
  • FINLAY DAY (15.43) 1st U20 & 40 seconds faster than last year
  • STEVE Mc CARRON (16.24). His fastest ever Sizzler going back 17 races and 10 years
  • ROBERT DUNN (16.39) A 22 sec PB
  • JOSHUA COLQUHOUN-LYNN(18.22) 5k debut
  • SOPHIE ARMITAGE (19.09) 1st U20 & 26 sec PB
  • PHILIP LARGAN (19.26) Debut 5k
  • ANNE CHINOY (19..35) 1st L50
  • WAYNE WARDLE (21.35) Debut 5k
  • JACKIE CORDINGLEY (21.45) 1st L65
  • NA'ILAH CHRISTMAS (22.45) Debut

Peter Shaw


In the U15 boy's events, DANIEL OWOSENI was our star athlete who won both sprints and the long jump. LIAM NICHOLLS made his league debut for the club and won the pole vault with a performance that ranked him 4th the United Kingdom. KIERAN STAFFORD competed in four events including a 2nd place over 100m.

Our U15 girls were in superb form winning 13 match events and all four non-scoring events. The middle distance squad was in great form with MADDY APPLEBY, LOLA RICHARDSON, ROBYN HEYWOOD-YOUNG, MEGAN BOYER, CHARLOTTE UNDERWOOD and GRACE HILL all winning their events whilst CAITLIN WETTERS ran a PB and a Level 9 performance in the 1500m. Lola and Maddy then teamed up with ROXY Mc HUGH and IZZY CONNOLLY to win the 4 x 300m relay by over 10 seconds. Our sprinters were comfortable winners of the sprint relay and dominated the sprint and hurdles events. Well done to NEILA CHUKWU, AVA BROOMES, ROXY Mc HUGH, ZURIEL SARUMI, LOIS WORMALD and DANIELLA DUHANEY. ANGEL AMADIN was again our most successful thrower taking part in three events and winning both Shot & Discus whilst PHOEBE KERINS also took part in three throws and scored valuable points.

In the U13 boy's events THIERRY KERR was again our star athlete winning both sprints and hurdles for the 3rd match in a row. Our middle distance runners upheld our harrier tradition winning five events – well done to LENNY ALVES, NOAH PHILLIPS, HENRY FRIEND, JOSHUA HOWELL, DAN TOPPING and TOBY HARRISON. Noah and Lenny also scored valuable points in the jumping events whilst our throwers outscored the other clubs – well done to ISAAC WRIGLEY, JOSHUA STAFFORD, JUDE KERINS and FREDDIE HOOTON.

In the U13 girl's events, BROOKE CARROLL-IVISON was again our star athlete taking part in four events and winning two of them. Our other sprinters/hurdlers were also in great form and outscored all the other clubs. Well done to GRACE BROOMES, HOLLIE Mc HUGH and ISLA QUINN. ALESHA GUBAS and CECILY COLDWELL both won their 800m races and then showed a turn of speed as part of the sprint winning relay team. In the 1200m, primary aged LUCY O'BRIEN smashed her PB to finish runner-up whilst EVE DOWLING won the B race. FLORENCE CONNOLLY took part in the maximum three individual events including a win over 800m.

Sale won the match and remain unbeaten. A massive thanks once again to our officials whose efforts contributed a maximum 56 points to the team's total and to CARL WORTHINGTON for, yet again his superb team management.

Calderdale Way Relay 2024

Leg 2 change

The annual relay hosted by Halifax Harriers never fails to disappoint. Basked in glorious Yorkshire sunshine, 48 runners from Sale Harriers, (4 teams) headed over the border to compete in this year's competition with the aim to defend the mixed team title and to attempt to win the vets open category (and also to have lots of fun).

Following a solid start from Steve McCarron and Paul Peters, the mixed team dominated across all legs, with Sophie and Alice bringing the team home 16 minutes ahead of their nearest rivals (Calder Valley) winning the mixed team prize in a time of 7.08.30.

The Vets team came so close to matching the mixed, with solid performances across all 6 legs, particularly from Chris Donnelly and Eddie (7th fastest on the day on leg 4), however, Calder Valley vets were just slightly stronger, beating Sale by just 3 minutes.

The Club also had two other teams in the competition; both competed well across the six legs with many new faces enjoying their first Calderdale experience.

Well done to all those who ran and supported, it was a great day out.

Overall results:

Vets: 12th (2nd vets team)

Mixed: 13th (1st Mixed)

Open A: 29th

Open B: 66th

Race Details.


SO FAR IN MAY...........


JONA EFOLOKO represented GB & NI at the World Athletics 4 x100m Relays in the Bahamas. The quartet finished 5thbut were happy to qualify for the Olympics. “In Paris you'll get the fireworks” they said.


Some fantastic performances at the BUCS Outdoor Championships at Sportcity
  • JESS SPILSBURY was brilliant!. She was crowned BUCS back-to-back 1500m Champion
  • SUCCESS EDUAN was masterly in the 100m, just pipped to the post coming through like a train against Joy Eze, the European 100m gold medallist.
  • SOPHIE ASHURST: How great it is to have the UK's No.2 U23 Pole-Vaulter return to her best with her best BUCS to date an encouraging 4.14m vault to retain her silver medal.
  • SAM EBONINE was amazing! He make the final in all his 3 events -100m, Long Jump and High Hump and won BUCS Gold in Long Jump
  • TOM HUNTER came 3rd in the 400m final with a great PB of 47.54, a massive improvement on 2023 and 2022
  • LUCY ARMITAGE 1500M PB 4: 28.17 for 3rd in the semi-final


MAX WHARTON achieved a fantastic career pinnacle breaking the 4-minute mile barrier at the 70thanniversary of Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile . At the same venue where it all began at Iffley Road in 1954, Max clocked a tremendous 3:59.19. His club colleague PHIL RICHARDSON led his plaudits on social media, “ After running season's bests of 4:00.52 and 4:00.69 in 2022 and 2023 respectively, this was incredible achievement that almost all of us could only dream of and to do it at the same venue that Roger Bannister first broke 4 minutes 70 years ago is pretty awesome and a memory that will stay forever. A well deserved performance and huge barrier broken for Max after putting in great work since joining Sale in late 2022”
MEGAN DAVIES also had much to celebrate in the women's mile event with a 10 seconds PB of 4:42.16 on her last mile event in 2019 when she was a student in San Francisco.


Recently OLLIE GAILLEMIN, ROB MARSDEN and ROBERT DUNN took on the extremely tough 105km and 57km Ultra Trail Snowdonia, one of the UTMB World Series set in the Snowdonia National Park. Starting and finishing in Llanberis, with the course featuring lots of long steep climbs, long steep descents, rocks of every shape & size and muddy bogs it's regarded as one of the wildest and toughest events in the World Series Calendar....and they endured it on one of the hottest days of the year.
As if 50k of gruelling climbs in Snowdonia's Park wasn't enough to test Olivier Gaillemin physical, emotional (and spiritual!) limits, he chose the 105km overnight run that started at 4.45am with 21,000 ft of climbs run in the blazing sun. To fathom one's limits, one often has to go through hell and back and Olivier reached his 'hell' with still 8 hours of tough climbs ahead. With only the stunning vistas to inspire him, such is the unfathomable depth of the human spirit, he discovered hidden depths and crossed the line in Llanberis a very proud man in the very respectable time of 22: 55:02.
Robert Dunn & Rob Marsden took on the 57km race with over 10,800ft of elevation with the same resilience to triumph over adversity. Again the hot weather made the tough, steep climbs and descents even harder than normal, whilst trying to keep on top of their hydration and nutrition. Over 25% dropped out in the 57km and 40% dropped out in the 105km race but not so Rob & Rob! They did great to finish -Rob Dunn in 09:13:59 and newcomer Rob Marsden in 12:09:39.


Sale had well over 100 athletes compete in the Gtr. Manchester T & F Champions held in Bury and they won a brilliant haul of 31 Gold medals, 17 silver and 18 bronze medals.
  • The most noteworthy were (follow via their photos)..................
  • NATHAN BOOTH: Senior Hammer Gold and Shot Putt Bronze, both with PB's.
  • DANIELA REMI-SALAKO: U20 100m silver in her 1st GMAA Championship and did it in style with a PB of 12.48
  • THIERRY KERR: Gold in the U13 100m, 200m and 75mH, retaining not just all three of last year's titles but he lowered his championship hurdles record to 12.02 and improved his own club record to rank No.1 in the UK.
  • ANNABEL AMADIN retained her GMAA U20 Shot Put Title with a Championship Record performance. She adds it to her 2021 & 2022 U17 Shot Putt Titles
  • SHAUNNA THOMPSON retained her 4th consecutive GMAA senior Shot Putt title.
  • NATHAN ROACH: Sale Harriers long time jumper won the GMAA Senior Discus Title in his first competitive attempt and in the process recorded four PB's. Here's to the future!
  • TESS, HOLLIE & ROXY Mc HUGH all shone -again! TESS became the GMAA 400m Champion, Roxy the U15 300m silver medallist and 75mH Bronze medallist both with PB's and Hollie won the U13 Silver medal with a great PB.
  • MADDIE APPLEBY, ROBYN HEYWOOD-YOUNG & MEGAN BOWYER won all three 800m medals - U15 Gold, Silver & Bronze, all with PB's and all still a year young! Their colleague LOLA RICHARDSON also ran out of her skin with a great 4th and a great PB.
  • IMOGEN HILL & HANNAH SQUIBBS won the U17 800m Gold & Bronze medals & their colleague MADDIE HOLT won the U17 300m bronze medal.
  • OONAGH Mc MANUS , BEA SOPER & CAITHLIN WETTERS won all three U15 1500m medals – Bea the Gold, Oonagh the Silver & Caithlin the Bronze and their team-mate GRACE HILL was a great 4th. Three of the girls – Bea, Caithlin and Grace are also a year young. Bea & Caithlin also recorded PB's.
  • RUEBEN JAGO & SOPHIE ARMITAGE: Rueben won the U17 3000m silver medal with a PB of 9:24.74 & Sophie won the U20 1500m Bronze medal.
  • BROOKE CARROLL-IVISON & HOLLIE McHUGH: Brooke won the U13 70mH Gold medal in a great PB of 11.75 that ranks her 3rd nationally. Holly won the silver medal also in a great PB of 12.20
  • LILY OLDALE LILY, MOLLY MILLS, MARIA RAYKOVA won U17 Javelin Gold, Silver and Bronze all with great PB's. Lily retained her U17 title and is also the U15 title holder. Molly also won gold in the 300mH. (Mollie is a club newcomer so a special welcome to her. You'll discover she's an extremely talented multi-eventer who in 2023 ranked No.1 in the UK in her U15 age group).
  • MELISSA BOOTH clinched long jump gold with a PB of 5.92m to retain her 2023 title -an especially promising result in that she's still new in her transition from the Triple Jump.(She's also the GMAA U20 TJ Champion).
  • FREYA DOCKERTY retained her U20 100mH Title and won the 100m Title improving on her 2023 silver medal.
  • MORGAN WHITE & LEONARDO SCOTT: Morgan retained his U20 200m Title with a PB and improved his 2023 GMAA 100m bronze to silver. LEONARDO SCOTT took bronze in both the 100m & 200m
  • DANIEL TOPPING won the U13 1200m silver medal which was especially great in that he's at the younger end of his age-group and came within two seconds of the Championship record.
  • Other GMAA champions were:- NORA KWARTEMEA (U13 75m & 150 – both with PB's), DOLOLA KAYOPAYE (U20 200m), ALESHA GUBES (U13 800m), GEORGE HORSFALL (U15 1500m), LUCY ARMITAGE (Senior 1500m), MELVIN MANUHAVA (U17 100mH), NAHOM ABRAHAM (Senior 110mH), MIGUEL GAISAH (Senior Long jump), JASMINE RICHARDSON (Senior Hammer), ISAAC WRIGLEY (13 Shot Putt)


Sale Harriers had several more compete with distinction at the Cheshire Championships in Macclesfield and did themselves, their club and Cheshire very proud indeed.
  • JACOB LINGARD Senior 400m
  • LIAM O'BRIEN U17 400mH (PB 57.28)
  • NOAH JOHN PHILIPPS U13 1500m (PB 5:03.26)
  • DANIEL OAKES U15 1500m (PB 4:24.84)
  • DANIEL OAKES U15 800m (PB 2:08.71)
  • SEREN REDFERN Senior 400mH (PB 1:09.95)
  • TOBY HARRISON U13 1500m
  • NOAH JOHN PHILIPPS U13 800m (PB 2:21.55)
  • OLIVER THORNHILL U20 Long Jump (PB 5:61)


Up in Cumbria REBECCA KEEN made her mark! Jumping solo, she faced unique challenges but showed her resilience and set a new championship record with an impressive leap of 12.30m to take the senior title and to add it to her 2018 & 2019 U20 titles.
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JACKIE CORDINGLEY represented England Masters at the Great Birmingham 10k as a result of achieving the qualifying standard in October' 23 Knutsford 10k. Did she do herself, her Nation and family proud! Starting cautiously, she surged through the field to finish 1stin her new L65 age category leaving other formidable colleagues in her wake.
This was Jackie's 4th England Masters selection and her 1st as an L65. She's previously represented England Masters as an L55 in the Chester Marathon in 2017, the Great Birmingham 10k in 2018 and the Great Bristol 10k in 2019 ( cancelled due to Covid).

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In the U13 boy’s events, THIERRY KERR was our star athlete, setting three new club records when winning the 75m, 150m and hurdles with the highest Level 9 performances. THEO SMITH, ISAAC WRIGLEY and JOSEPH RUSHTON also scored well in sprint events. Out middle distance squad of DAN TOPPING, LENNY ALVES, HENRY FRIEND, NOAH PHILLIPS, ARTHUR O’HARE and JOSHUA HOWELL were considerably faster than Match 1.

Congratulations are also due to Noah, Isaac, JUDE KERINS and FREDDIE HOOTON who were all runners-up in Field events.

In the U13 girls events BROOKE CARROLL-IVISON took part in four events including winning the hurdles with a Level 9 performance whilst HOLLY Mc HUGH won the B Hurdles event. ALESHA GUBAS was another Level 9 performer in finishing 2nd in the 800m whilst Primary aged LUCY O’BRIEN ran a PB to win the B event. Our other winners were GRACE BROOMES, LUCY DOYLE and FLORENCE CONNOLLY whilst EVE DOWLING and CICELY COLDWELL scored well over 1200m.

In the U5 boys, DANIEL OWOSINI took part in four events winning the long jump and finishing runner-up in the other three. DAN OAKES also competed in the maximum four events including an 800m PB and, with OLIVER HOWELL, GEORGE HORSFALL and CONOR Mc MANUS outscored the other five clubs in the middle distance events. PATRICK WILEY again won the Pole Vault.

Our U15 girls were superb winning 12 events. The sprints squad were particularly impressive winning both relays and most of the sprint and hurdles races. Well done to EVA ANWYL, LOIS WORMALD, ZURIEL SARUMI, MADDY APPLEBY, AVA BROOMES and ROXY Mc HUGH who achieved Level 9 performances in two events. The middle distance squad were in dominant form and upheld our Harrier tradition with BEA SOPER winning the 1500m with a Level 9 performance and GRACE HILL next across the line to win the B race.

Our 800m runners also did us proud with ROBYN HEYWOOD-YOUNG, LOLA RICHARDSON, ILSA ANDERSON and ISABELLE CONNOLLY showing the impressive depth we have in the club. ANGEL AMADIN was our most successful thrower taking part in the maximum three events including a win in the discus.

Sale won the match by 80 points. Our overall standard was higher than Match 1 as we equalled or bettered our performance in 59 of the 90 events.

As ever a big thanks to CARL WORTHINGTON without whose team management, this success would not have happened.