Mon 30th Aug 2021
History is made, a club record and a famous first and second place at a national championships.
The national age group (U15/U17) combined events champs took place in Manchester over the weekend. The national champs is open to entries from all the home countries effectively making it the British champs.
The club had two entries in the U15 girls age group and recorded a historic first and second place with Arabella Wilson taking the gold and Abi Belward (both coached by Andy Fisher) taking silver.
The event was contested over 2 days and the girls experienced the ups and downs typical of a combined events competition but were in the top 2 positions with the 800m to come and finished this in first and second place to secure their medals.
With the Manchester pride festival taking place in the city this made for a colourful and magical weekend of athletics and a full report can be read on the England Athletics website through the link below.