Club Achievements 2018

Another 3rd place in the 2nd match of the Youth Development League Southern Premier series at Bromley on Sunday will require an improved performance in the remaining two matches if WSEH are to achieve their usual place in the League Final in September.

Match Result:
Blackheath & Bromley AC 869pts
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers 727pts
WSEH AC 653pts
Reading AC 583pts
Harrow AC 359pts
Chiltern Harriers 309pts

There were some excellent performances from the WSEH athletes but the local club lost points in the throwing events due to the absence of key athletes.

The County Athletic Championships held over the weekend saw WSEH athletes in scintillating form, producing no fewer than 43 County Champions.
Star performer at the Berkshire Championships at Eton was WSEH’s Under 20 400m National Indoor Champion Alex Haydock-Wilson, who contested three events and emerging victorious in each. He took the 100m title in 10.91 secs, the 400m in 48.76secs but also broke the Championship Record in the 200m which has stood for some 32 years with a time of 21.67secs.

In the first match of their British Athletic League series, in a closely fought contest. WSEH finished in a good mid table position thus keeping promotion prospects alive for the remaining 3 matches.

Match result:
1, Harrow AC 380pts
2. Blackheath & Bromley AC 293
3. Southampton AC 285
4. WSEH AC 277
5. Sale Harriers Manchester 275
6. City of Liverpool AC 266
7. Kingston & Poly AC 241
8. Herne Hill Harriers 142

WSEH AC opened their UKA Young Athletes League Premier Division match at the Thames Valley Athletic Centre on Saturday, and in a closely contested competition, found themselves back in 4th place by the narrowest of margins.

Match Result:
1. Herne Hill Harriers 488.5
2. Portsmouth AC 481.5
3. Croydon Harriers 465
4. WSEH AC 464
5. Crawley AC 462
6. Chiltern Harriers 179

Under 13 Girls


Some thirty WSEH AC youngsters made the short trip to Bracknell on Saturday to compete in the Bracknell AC Young Athletes Open Meeting.

Star performer was James Badham who notched a winning double in the Under 15 100m (12.22secs) and 200m (24.97secs). Joseph Caesar was another sprint winner in the U13 100m in 1`4.16secs.

Laurie Sutcliffe just missed top spot in the 80m Hurdles with his 2nd place in 14.16secs.