England Race Walk Team Nihill2020

Mon 9th Mar 2020

Natasha Mitchell achieves a PB and Silver in her debut on the England’s Race Walking team against Ireland, in the historic annual Paul Nihill Shield.

Natasha Mitchell made her debut performance for England’s Race Walking team at the historic annual Paul Nihill Shield event. Held on the Isle of Man, this England vs Ireland match is for up and coming young racewalkers, and is run alongside a popular open event on 22nd March.

Despite extremely windy conditions Natasha’s winter training paid off. She helped lead the field, securing second place in the Under 15 girls 3km race, behind her Irish counterpart, with a personal best of 16:14. Overall, a great performance by the England team who won the Nihill Shield.

If you want to try race walking contact Clare Mitchell at racewalking@wadac.org.uk, come and join in with us!