The South of England cross country Relays over wormwood scrubs on Saturday provided another platform for the WSEH AC talented under 17’s to shine this time with the males emulating the recent success of the females, with both teams emerging as podium toppers.
WSEH AC’s Irie Hill has been accorded the honour of being the best female veteran athlete of the year by the European Veteran Athletes Association.
This follows her winning the World Masters Indoor Pole Vault title in Budapest with a world vets best of 3m55. She went on to win the European title in Izmur, rewriting the record books no fewer than 6 times during the year.
Apex Sports Chiltern Cross Country League – Cassiobury Park, Watford
WSEH AC made a promising start to their Apex sports Chiltern Cross Country League campaign with a victory in the Senior Mens Team Race, second places for the WSEH Senior Ladies Team and U20 Mens team plus a 3rd place in the U13 Girls race. The local club finished an overall 3rd in the 14 club match behind winners Bedford & County AC
NATIONAL ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS, SUTTON PARK, BIRMINGHAM
WSEH AC travelled up to Sutton Park Birmingham over the weekend to contest the National Road Relay Championships.
Medal hopes rested on the U17 Ladies team who had secured bronze awards in the Southern Championships two weeks ago. And so it proved to be with the team going one better to take the silver medals.
South of England Road Relay Championships – Aldershot
WSEH A C made a large entry into the South of England Road Relay Championships at Aldershot with bronze medals accruing in the U17 Ladies age group.
Felicity Johnson led off the WSEH A team with 10th place in 10m54. Alex Barbour moved the local club into medal contention with 4th place in 11m04. Morven Goodrum’s 10m16 on the final leg made sure of the bronze medals.
For the incomplete B team Olivia Smyth clocked 13m00 and Amy Tickner 13m04.
WSEH AC travelled to Spain over the weekend representing GB as National Champions of the UK Athletics Development League
The athletes from Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow AC provided proof positive of their elite standings in International Club Athletics and of their exciting potential for the future when they finished third and bronze medallist in the European Junior Clubs Championships, involving the top clubs in Europe, held in Castellon, Spain on September 20th.
1 Fenerbace (Turkey) 113pts
2 AK Olympic Brno (Czech) 109.5
3 WSEH AC 92.5