Club Achievements 2017

English Schools Athletics Championships – Gateshead

British Athletics League – Div 1 – Gateshead 30.6

The WSEH AC Mens British League team made the long weekend trip to Gateshead to contest the 2nd match in their British Athletics League series. A third place finish resulted with WSEH now in a good position for a promotion push with just two more matches remaining, the final match being at Eton in mid August.

Match result:

1. Thames Valley Harriers 308pts
2. Herne Hill Harriers 293
3. WSEH AC 285
4. Gateshead Harriers 270
5. Belgrave Harriers 267
6. Cardiff AC 260
7. Enfield & Haringey AC 257
8. Harrow AC 245

Olympic Trials – Birmingham

WSEH AC had 15 athletes competing in the OlympicTtrials in Birmingham over the weekend with two athletes probably securing their Olympic place.
Lawrence Clarke went into his 110m Hurdles race with the fastest time in the UK this year. His start was not the best but he pulled through in the latter stages to finish 2nd to training partner Andy Pozzi in 13.45secs to claim his Olympic place.

National Young Athletes League – Premier Division – Winchester

At Geneva, Switzerland on 2nd June 2012, Lawrence Clarke smashed his existing 110m Hurdles Club record to register a time of 13.33 secs to send him to the top of the UK Rankings.

The WSEH AC Young Athletes Team further enhanced their chances of a place in the National Finals in Manchester in September with a emphatic win in the 2nd of their National Young Athletes League Southern Premier matches at Reading on Sunday.

Match result:

WSEH AC 920pts
Reading AC 833
Southampton AC 795
Winchester AC 642
Team Dorset 547
Bracknell AC 537