Team Kennet’s Stuart Bladon took part in the UK multi Sports Events Championships over the weekend at Sheffield, in the under 17s Heptathlon. Comprising seven events day 1 saw Stuart finish the day in eight place, clocking 7.55 in the 60m sprint for a new personnel best, leaping 1.86 in the high jump and 5.85 in the long Jump later saw him clear 3.46 for a new club u17 indoor record in the pole vault, Day 2 lifted Stuart up with a fast 8.79 in the 60m hurdles, throwing the shot 11.11 and then running the 1000m in 2.52.47 to earn Stuart a 4th place overall out of 26 athletes, setting a new personnel best and club record points tally of 4488.
Team Kennet coach and athlete Deborah Montgomery added more silverware to this years tally, in the UK Masters Championships held at Lee Valley Deborah came 2nd in the veteran 50 age group in the Shot throwing 10.22 and the came Third in the Hammer with 32.52.
Club coach Simon travelled to Lisbon to do the Lisbon half marathon over weekend coming home in 1.58 with some 40000 taking part.
Club chairman Nick Bull was Seaton in Devon’s 10000th park run finisher since November 2016. Nick came 22nd in the event on the day.