Club Achievements 2017

WSEH AC were prominent in the South of England Road Relays event at Crystal Palace on Sunday - 6 teams from the local club making a top ten place in the various age group races. Prime position went to the Under 15 Girls team who took the gold medals. Charlotte Dewar led off for WSEH returning home in 1st place in 11m22. Eloisa Harris maintained the advantage on the 2nd leg with her time of 11m17, and an impressive final leg from Jasmine Young in 11m17 secured the podium top spot. The WSEH B team were 65th Jessica Hardick on 15m10, Isabelle Spencer 14m25, and Charlotte Green 14m34.

The Summer Track Season saw WSEH AC consolidate their position as one of the top clubs in the UK.

A strong performance by the Under 17 Girls saw WSEH AC finish in 2nd place in the Alder Valley Girls League Trophy Final at Eton on Saturday.

1. Reading AC 810pts
2. WSEH AC 712
3. Guildford & Godalming AC 709
4. Bracknell AC 682
5. Basingstoke AC 555

With no Club fixture a number of WSEH AC athletes chose to contest the Under 17/15 Championships at Bedford and the British Masters Championships in Birmingham – with varying degrees of success.

Under 17/15 Championships – Bedford
The best results in these championships came from the females. Rachel Okoro’s switch to the Under 15’s Triple Jump from the Long Jump again paid dividends with a 3rd place bronze medal with a leap of 11m27.
In the U17 Age Group, Ayoola Babalola also secured the 100m bronze award with her time of 12.19secs.

Southern Athletic League Div 1 – TVAC Eton
WSEH AC played hosts to the final match in their Southern League Div 1 series on Saturday. With the 4 competing clubs all in the top five in the league, a highly competitive match was likely – and so it turned out to be with WSEH AC finishing in second place.

Match result:
1 Blackheath & Bromley AC 226
2. WSEH AC 215
3. Bracknell AC 196
4. Marshall Milton Keynes AC 153.

British Athletic League Div 1 - Liverpool
A respectable 5th place by WSEH AC after their long trip to Liverpool saw the local club successfully retain their British Athletic League Div 1 status.

Match Result:
1. Harrow AC 323pts
2. Blackheath 7 Bromley AC 314
3. City of Liverpool AC 312
4. SALE Harriers Manchester 312
5. WSEH AC 294
6. Southampton AC 251
7. Kingston & Polytechnic Harriers 245
8. Herne Hill Harriers 111

Star performer for the local club was Deji Tobais who won both the 100m(10.36secs) and 200m(21.04secs)