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For those u13/15 athletes selected for Match 3 at Middlesbrough on Saturday 22nd June our bus leaves St Mary's High School, Upper Newbold at 8am. Please confirm your availability with your team manager as soon as you can. For those making their own way the address of the track is the Middlesbrough Sports Village, Alan Peacock Way, Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE. There is a stand, shop & plenty of space for pitching tents.


There were a number of great performances by club athletes at the prestigious schools inter counties match in Birmingham on 15th June. Athletes achieved qualification by finishing in the top 2 places in the previous weeks County Schools Champs and with 10 counties competing standards were high. Will Foot smashed his pole vault pb, jumping 4.20m, which takes him to =4th in the UK rankings, to win the Inter boys event. Lois Green won a silver medal in the Inter girls Pole Vault and in the process jumped an English Schools qualifying standard and another medal was won by Lizzie Webster who was 3rd in the Inters 3000m. Jasmin Greveson posted a pb in finishing an excellent 8th in the Inter girls 1500m. Jacob Peers-Wain took 6th in the Junior boys Hammer. Lily Baines was 9th in the Junior girls Javelin with Ella Laban 11th in the Hammer and Hannah Moody taking 6th place in the Pole Vault. Oscar Cousins was 12th overall in the Inter boys 800m, Sam Allen was 13th in the 1500m, Nathan Gavaghan was 15th quickest in the 100m, Luke Ambrosioni was 9th in the Long Jump and Finbar Hayhurst was 16th quickest in the 200m.


There was a Championship Record & English Schools qualifying standard for Hannah Moody in the Junior girls Pole Vault at the Derbyshire Schools Championships at Derby on 8th June. There was another Pole Vault win for Will Foot who also posted an English Schools standard in the Inter boys event & in the Senior girls Hammer Lauren Hill also achieved an English Schools standard.

Jacob Peers-Wain won the Junior boys hammer with Gracjan Mazurek taking Bronze in the 200m. Eva Kirkwood & Lily Baines were 1-2 in the Junior girls Javelin with Ella Laban & Ruby Higham taking the Silver and Bronze medals in the Hammer. In the Intermediate boys events Oscar Cousins & Sam Allen won the 800m & 1500m respectively, Luke Ambrosioni took the Long Jump title,  there were Silvers for Nathan Gavaghan in the 100m & Finbar Hayhurst in the 200m and Finlay Grant took 3rd place in the 3000m. Lois Green won the Inter girls Pole Vault with Beth Falconer taking the Bronze, Lizzie Webster won the 3000m and Leah Proctor secured Silver in the 100m as did Jasmin Greveson the 1500m. Will Tighe won the Senior boys 1500m with Jak Smith taking the Discus with Aimee Fellows winning the Senior girls Discus & Louise Cocking taking a Bronze in the 3000m.


There was an u20 bronze medal for Will Foot at the Northern Championships held at Sportcity, Manchester on 1st/2nd June. Will, who is still an u17, stepped up an age group and jumped 3.90m for his well earned medal. There was a further medal for Ella Barrett in the senior women's 400m with her taking the runner up spot. Oliver Dakin was just outside his best ever time in finishing 4th in the u20 men's 110m hurdles and Will Tighe was 7th in the u20 men's 1500m final.


Another top 3 performance from our u17/20 athletes at Hull on 26th May means that after 2 matches it's a 3 club shoot out at the last fixture for the 2 promotion places. There were wins from Sam Allen who stepped up the u20 men's 1500m, Louise Cocking won the u20 ladies 1500m, Rebecca Wardle took the u20 Vault & Lauren Hill won both the Hammer & Javelin. For the u17's Nathan Gavaghan dominated the 200m, Will Foot took the Pole Vault & for the girls Lizzie Webster comfortably won the 3000m and Lois Green took the Vault. Full results are on P10 at;


The club's youngsters were in action at match 2 on Saturday 25th May at the Moorways Stadium in Derby. There was a flying double win for U11 girl Ellie Oscroft in the 80m and 150m sprint with Emme Devine taking 3rd in the 150m, Ezra Adetunji and Tyler Booth took 1st and 2nd respectively in both the U11 boys 80m and 150m. Mackenzie Crowther took first place in the 600m and Scarlett McNeilly took 2nd place in the girls race with Darcy Knight in 3rd place. Mackenzie also won the high jump and Darcy 3rd place in the long jump. Chloe Staniland and Matthew Bramley were 3rd in the girls and boys howler throw.

In the U13 age-groups Charlotte Staniland had a storming win in her debut on the 1500m and also took 2nd place in the 70m hurdles and the 100m. Max Holleworth was 3rd in the 75m hurdles and won the shot, with Callum Stowell in 2nd place and Nathanael Gaskin was 3rd in the 200m. Isabelle Fellows won the shot put with Lottie Hall in 3rd and there was a win and Mini League record for Isabelle in the javelin and a very close second place from Lottie, with both girls throwing over the old record.

There were second places in the U15 age group for Missy Briddon and Ben Fogden in the 100m, Ben also came 2nd in the 300m, where Hannah Moody was 1st over the line for the girls. Malachi Cooper was 3rd in the high jump and 2nd in the shot and the girls had a 1st and 2nd in the javelin from Lily Baines and Eva Kirkwood.


Despite a depleted team due to injuries and exams the club manged to secure second place in the first match of this year’s senior league. Oliver Dakin took the 100m & 200m where Connnor McQuade won the B having earlier won the 400m. Will Foot and Mark Beer won the A & B vaults with Beth Falconer taking the ladies vault. Lauren Hill took wins in both the Hammer & Javelin events, Emma Botham won the Discus & Aimee Fellows took the B Hammer. There were also some cracking performances from Nazhrah Simpson who was runner up in the 100m & 3rd in the 200m, Georgia Millington in the 400m & her first ever 400m hurdles, Jasmin Greveson just missed out on taking the 1500m with Lyz Evans doubling in the 800m & 1500m races and Louise Cocking was just pipped in the 3000m. Joe Houghton was narrowly beaten in the b-string 100m, Steve Gascoyne ground out a 3000m steeplechase 3rd place then also competed in the 1500m & the 5000m, Harry Cocking was narrowly outside his pb in the 1500m, Ian Monaghan ran a seasons best in the 5k and Mark Beer & Dan Burdett both competed in 7 individual events. The full results can be seen at


Our u13/15 athletes secured a second successive 3rd place finish in York on 18th May which actually moved us to 2nd in the league at the halfway point of the season in this league. A-string winners on the day were Hannah Moody in the u15 girls HJ & PV with Lily Baines taking the Javelin, Thomas Marriott in the u15 boys 800m, Charlotte Staniland in the u13 girls 800m and Izzy Fellows with a double in the Javelin & Shot, however, there were a number of excellent points scoring performances which contributed to our success. There were top 3 a-string performances for Ben Fogden in the 100 & 200m races as well as the LJ, James Foot in the HJ, Malachi Cooper in the Shot & Discus, Jacob Peers-Wain in the Hammer, Nathanael Gaskin in the HJ, Melissa Humphreys in the 75m & HJ and Lydia Griffin in the 1200m. There were also a number of b-string winners including Alicia Proctor in the PV and Lottie Hall in the Javelin. Full results can be seen at


There were medals galore for the club's athletes as well as a number of Championship Best Performances (CBP) at the Derbyshire County Championships at Moorways, Derby on 11/12th May. Issy Fellows won the u13 girls Javelin with a new CBP with Lottie Hall securing the Silver and it was the same 1-2 in the Shot. In the u15 girls events Hannah Moody took Pole Vault glory and took Silver medals in the 200m & High Jump, Lily Baines took Gold in the Javelin, Lottie Hall stepped up to the u15 age group to secure Pole Vault Silver, Ruby Higham swung the hammer to take Bronze & Issy Fellows moved up an age group for third in the Discus.

Leah Proctor took 2 Silvers in the u17 women’s category, in the 100m & Pole Vault and Bethany Falconer won Silver in the High Jump & Bronze in the Triple Jump. Emma Botham broke the CBP in the u20 women’s Discus, Lauren Hill took double Gold in the Javelin & Hammer, Rebecca Wardle took Pole Vault Gold and Bronze in the Javelin, there was a Silver medal for Louise Cocking in the 3000m & Bronzes for Aimee Fellows in the Hammer & Discus. Joanne Hall took the Gold with a CBP in the Masters Shot with Angie Fellows doing likewise in the Hammer where Joanne was second.

Seth Lowe & Nathanael Gaskin secured u13 boys Silver medals in the Long Jump & High Jump respectively with Nathanael also taking a Bronze in the 200m. Thomas Marriott took u15 boys Silvers in the 300m & 800m, there was also a Silver for James Foot in the Hurdles, Bronze was taken by Gracjan Mazurek in the Shot and Jacob Peers-Wain plundered 4 medals; Silvers in the Hammer & Triple Jump as well as Bronze in both the High Jump & Discus.

In the u17 men’s Pole Vault there was a CBP for Will Foot with Ewan Horsley taking Bronze, there was a double win for Luke Ambrosioni in the Long & High jumps, Nathan Gavaghan won the 200m & took a Bronze in the 400m, there was a 1-2 in the 1500m with Oscar Cousins just getting the better of Sam Allen, Oscar also took Silver in the 800m as did Sam in the 3000m with Joe Currie & Finlay Grant taking Bronzes in the 800m & 3000m respectively. Ollie Dakin took u20 men’s Gold in the Hurdles & 200m along with a Silver in the 100m, Will Prime also secured Silver in the 400m with Will Tighe pipping Alex Ediker to the 1500m Silver and the following day Alex reversing the positions in the 800m. There were also u20 Bronzes for Ewan Spencer and Jacob Ludlam in the 3000m & High Jump.

Connor McQuade won senior men’s 200m & 400m, Mark Beer took the Javelin with Shane Proctor in 3rd and Rob Sims was also in Bronze medal form in the Hammer. In the Masters men’s events Mark Beer won 2 Golds, in the Long Jump & Pole Vault, Steve Gascoyne tried the Triple Jump and it paid off with Gold, Jo Wain also took Gold in the Shot and Bob Sims took Shot Silver and Discus & Hammer Bronze.


Held on part of the course of the full marathon Will Tighe & Finlay Grant acquitted themselves well in the event on 28th April. In the u17 men’s race Will took 41st place with Fin in 67th in the u15 boys event.