Andover Triathlon

Team Kennet had a big turnout at Andover Triathlon on 21/07/19, with podium positions for seven athletes ranging from the Junior TriStars 1 category all the way up to the “vintage” age group.

Ten Team Kennet triathletes competed in the adult race which comprised a 440m Swim, 30km Bike, and 8.3km Run. The fastest Team Kennet triathlete was Bart Kuijten, competing the race in 1:31:47, making him the 3rd fastest in the 40-49 “Vet” age group and 7th overall in a very competitive field. Chris Hall was not far behind, in 1:36:18. Martin Colston (note – also currently the leader of Newbury Town Council!) finished in 1:44:00 which put him on the podium in 2nd place in the 50-59 “super-Vet” age group. Phil Cowhig came 3rd in the same age group in 1:47:26. Finishing a little later was Ron Stephenson in 1:57:59, which gained him 2nd place in the “vintage” age group (aged 60 and above).

For the juniors, in the TriStars1 race Anna Hall was 2nd placed girl and Ethan Kuijten was 3rd placed boy. In the TriStars2 race Emma Davies was 2nd placed girl.

SAL Match 4

Team Kennet faired well in the fourth match of the Southern Athletics LeagueDiv 3 SW match held at Basingstoke, despite having only a small squad the club came 5th out of 6 teams in a extremely close match.

Hayley Steward was the best club athlete on the day she won the long jump 5.32 and triple jump 10.28 outright with personnel bests on both, she had to settle for 2nd place in the shot 10.68 and 4th in the Discus 19.20, her favorite event the 400m she earned herself another personnel best coming 3rd 60.8.
Wins were few and far but another came from Anna Montagne in the womens High jump she came in as everyone went out to win with 1.55, Georgina Thomson came 2nd on countback 1.28 in the B string.
On the Track Bethan Philp secured a 2nd A string in the 1500m steeplechase 5.55 and G. Thomson took a B string win 6.17, Thomson kept her busy day by securing another 2nd in the A string 400m hurdles 79.2, her twin sister Rebecca earned herself 2nd place in the B string 800m 2.33.8 and the 1500m 5.44.
Caitlin Nowell added a third in the B string 400m 66.5 in the sprints Faye Saunderson came 5th in the 100m 13.4 and 3rd B string in the 200m 26.7, Amy Russell came 4th in the B 100m 13.5 and Montagne 4th A in the 200m 27.4, earlier she came 2nd in the A string Javelin.
Oliver Bazin was the mens best athlete he came 2nd in the A string Long Jump 5.97 and 3rd in the Triple Jump 11.83, other top 3 performances came from Nick Bull in the B string High Jump 1.38 and Dan Collis B string Triple Jump, Collis came 5th in the 3k steeplechase 11.22.8 and Mitch Poustie taking 3rd B string.

Road Running League

2018 TK road running Championship Leagues

Division 1 Mens

1st        Dean Makar

2nd       Simon Gale

3rd        Simon Whatson

Division 2 Mens

1st        Ben Schiffer-Harte

2nd       Daniel Hall

3rd        Bradley Thomas

Division 3 Mens

1st        Mark Little

2nd       Gareth Williams

3rd        Daniel Wright

Division 1 Ladies

1st        Helen Preedy

2nd       Cheryl Angell

Division 2 Ladies

1st        Georgina Bradford

2nd       Debbie Dawes

Oxford Cross Country League

Team Kennet’s cross country section were in action on the first weekend of the new year at Horspath in Oxford in the third round of the Oxford Cross Country League, Kirsten Fraser took the best result for the club in the under 13 girls that almost now secures her for a top 3 finish overall, her result also kept the girls in 3rd place in the team standings, Alanna Smith made a welcome return after a serious ankle injury in 19th, with Eve Brown just behind 20th and Maddi Baker 23rd

Nathan Gillis made a rare outing for the club in the Senior mens race, running an excerlent race to come home in 4th place, Bart kuijten was next home in 86th next best scorer.

Oliver Tozer continued his great season to also finish in 3rd place in the under 11 boys putting him 3rd overall in the standings, Ivan Chekmazov came 9th, while in the under 11 girls Zoe Allen pipped on the line for 4th place keeping her 3rd overall in the standings, with Imogen Newby next home in 9th.

Noah Kemp got the better of team mate Toby Clark for the first time this season, finishing 6 and 8th, with Kian Darcy-Masters coming 32nd kept the under 13 boys in 3rd place in the team standings.

in the younger under 9 section Amber Stiles finished 5th, Anna Hall 6th and Loiuse Colby 8th in the girls while Harry Strutt was 9th in the boys

Rebecca Thomson came 7th in the under 15 girls race with Annelise Gale 9th and Emily Tucker 19th.

Luke wild came in 27th in the under 15 boys race.

other results


Emma Davies 27, Leilah Gaye 29, Lelia Gale 45

Ethan Kuijten 13, Elliot Murphy 15, Jacob Avery 23, Bertram Pilkington 50

Senior men

Vincent Page 212, Andy Waters 225, Bradley Thomas 227, Mitch Poustie 235, Kim Darcy-Masters 261, Simon Gale 274, Richard Kearn 302, Colin Price 313

Senior ladies

Sue Francis 35

Xmas Fun Night

Team Kennet’s Christmas night brought a lot of Christmas Colour and themes from around the world, just over 60 juniors turned up from 7 to 14.

On the night best Female went to Scarlett Mizan with Anna Hall runner up and Chloe Yorston third, in the Males Ethan Kuijten won with William Appleby runner up and James Fenner third.

Guess the Number went to Anna Hall, with Oliver Lloyd taking the second number and trading his prize for the Envelope which when he opened surprised him with £15, and Zoe Allen took 3rd in the Number challenge

Oxford League Match 3

Team Kennet ended their campaign in the oxford Track and field League with a third place behind hosts Oxford City and Radley, but in front of Banbury, Abingdon, Bicester, Witney and White Horse.

Anna Montagne in the under 17 Women’s High Jump broke the club record as she won with a height of 1.57, she also won the Javelin b string 22.46 which was won by her team mate Pheobe Hoaen with a throw of 39.38, Hoaen had to settle for 4th in the Discus 20.83 and Ellie Armstrong won the B string 18.76, Armstrong later went on to win the Shot 9.47, Montagne ended her day on the Long Jump coming 2nd with a leap of 4.69

The under 15 Girls Sophie Wheadon had a superb day winning her Javelin wit ha throw of 28.64, she won her favoured Discus event 29.37, but had to settle for 2nd in the Shot 8.63, in the same event but B string Amy Russell came 2nd 5.46 and in the Discus B string Annelise Gale came 2nd 15.55, in the Long Jump Annabel Gibson came 3rd with 4.29 and Amy Russell came 2nd in the B string 3.77
The relay quartet of Ellie Kerslake, Izzy kerslake, Amy Russell and Ella Ward came 3rd.
On the track, 100m Izzy kerslake came 4th 13.9 and twin sister Ellie taking 2nd 14.1, the longer 200m sprint Ella Ward came7th and Annabel Gibson 5th B string.

The under 13 Girls best scoring event on the track came in the 1500m Eve Brown coming 4th 5.52.9 and Alanna Smith winning the B string 5.56.0, Aimee Dickson came 4th in the 75m hurdles 13.1, she also came 5th in the 100m 14.8 , new comer lily Apps came 7th in the 200m 33.1 and 4th b string in the 100m 15.4, The Field events best points came from the Javelin Eve Brown coming 3rd with a throw of 21.43 and Alanna Smith taking 2nd B string.

The under 15 boys took full control as always in the throws, Oliver Gregory won his A string Shot 12.21 and discus 32.97, Oliver Ford backing him up in the B string won both his throws the Shot 8.83 and Discus 25.36, Ben East won his Javelin breaking the League record throwing 64.33 and Ford made it a hattrick of B wins 29.92, on the track Ethan Haines just missed the sub 40 second barrier by .4 to win the 300m, an hour later was just edged out in the 200m taking 2nd 24.8 and new comer Jonah Briggs taking 5th B 30.00
The 100m Oliver Gregory won the B string 12.7 and Briggs took 6th in the A string.

The under 17 men saw a double win in the Long jump with Oliver Bazin leaping 5.64 and Jack Cannons 4.53, in the sprints 100m Bazin came 4th 12.9 and Cannons 2nd B string 12.6, the 200m Bazin came 5th 26.1 and Tom Hills 25.7 for 2nd place in the B string.

The under 13 boys best result of the day came from Tom Wells winning the Discus 18.90 and Noah Kemp taking 2nd B string 13.66, Wells then went on to come 3td in the Javelin 18.96 and Seb Simpson taking 2nd in the B string.


SAL Match 5

Team Kennet produced one of their best ever team performances in the Southern Athletics League Division 3SW match held at Swindon on Saturday, securing a top 6 finish in the league

A convincing win on the day saw two club records broken and 32 individual wins.

Team Kennet                     202
Swindon Harriers             168
Horsham Harriers             163
Chichester AC                   54

Hayley Steward was again in fine form breaking the clubs Shot Putt record winning in 11.06, and the other club record which was equalled to Anna Montagne in the High Jump which goes  back to 2005 winning with a height of 1.56. The B String in the Shot was won by Alisha Bradford 7.46 and in the high Jump B by Anna Pettit 1.40. The Long Jump saw another double win Steward leaping 5.20 and Pettit 4.29, and in the Triple Jump Steward making it another win 10.09 and Georgina Bradford taking the B string. Alisha Bradford won the Discus with a 27.56 throw and Cheryl Angell taking 3rd B string, while in the Hammer A. Bradford had to settle for 2nd place 29.78 and a win in the B string by Cheryl Angell. Pheobe Hoaen produced a massive throw in the Javelin of 37.33 to win and produce the fourth best throw with a senior javelin as a u17 in the UK,  Montagne won the B string 21.89.

On the Track a superb Double came in the 400m event Montagne clocking 62.1 and Pettit 63.8, just before another Double came in the 800m Kirsty Bennet 2.38.1 and G. Bradford 2.44.5, Kira Angell started the track of on the day in the 400m hurdles coming 2nd in 79.6.

The Sprint races Steward had to settle for 2nd places in both 100m 13.4 and 200m 27.5 in the A string while in the B string events wins came from Sunita Sisodiya 100m 13.8 and Kira Angell 200m 28.9. The long

er distance races 1500m Bennet had to settle for 2nd place 5.40.6 and G. Bradford taking a B string win 5.49.5, while in the 2km Steeplechase a double win came from G. Bradford and Hoaen. The relay teams both won their races firstly in the 4x100m clocking 55.7 and the 4x400m team 4.33.6, the TK girls were unbeaten all season in their category.

The Mens section also clocked up a lot of win, in the High Jump Joe Osler cleared 1.86 to win and Daniel Hockaday cleared 1.50 to take 2nd B string, Osler teamed up with Josh Willock in both the Long and Triple jumps to score Double wins, in the Long Osler 6.01, Willock 5.89, triple Osler11.74, Willock 11.40, in the Field the club could only secure 4th places in all four disciplines first time this as ever happened.

On the track Willock secured a double sprint wins, in the 100m clocking 11.7 and 200m 24.0 while two 3rd places came from Osler in the 100m and Hockaday 200m, the 400m hurdles D. Hockaday came 3rd A string and Nick Bull won the B string. The 5000m Gavin Mclaughlin came 2nd A string 19.57 and a Win came in the B string from Mitchell Poustie 22.15.  The 800m James Mclaughlin came home in 2nd place with Gavin Mclaughlin 3rd, the 1500m j. Mclaughlin could only get 4th A and a welcome return from Duncan Mcgrory a vet 60 clocking 4.59.2 took 2nd place but has clocked the 4th fastest time this year in the UK by vet 60. Both relay teams had to settle for 3rd places

Park Run Challange

The Park Run Challenge was another success again and led on from the September endurance month. Male numbers were well up on last year but females were down by half.

Jacob Woods got the highest percentage overall just ahead of Eve Brown both under 11s winning each age group.

Rebecca Thomson got the better of twin sister Georgina by ..11 percentage both girls under 15 age group.

On the male side Cameron Langley u15 got second, but for third .46 percentage separated 5 athletes, with Jacob Avery taking third spot.

TK Park Run Challenge 2017 – Results


Jacob Woods 78.46
Cameron Langley 73.55
Jacob Avery 71.55
Jack Strutt 71.47
Ethan Kuijten 71.35
Dean Makar 71.15
John Marriott 71.09
Luke Wild 67.92
Harry Strutt 67.72
Nick Bull 67.28
Bradley Thomas 66.99
Tom Hall 66.14
Noah Kemp 65.81
Phil Cowhig 64.84
Mark Little 64.71
Willem Vrolijk 64.51
Toby Clark 64.06
Colin Price 63.78
Ben Schiffer-Harte 63.76
Thomas Mathews 63.66
Charlie Todd 62.88
Rupert Uttley 59.57
Mike Lattanzio 59.40
Alistair Tucker 58.29
Roger Davis 58.15
Bart Kuijten 57.19
Kym Darcy-Mastures 56.73
Paul Kemp 56.36
Euan Avery 53.00
Toby Seal 52.11
Edward Hall 51.72
Chris Hall 47.28


Eve Brown 76.76
Rebecca Thomson 72.63
Georgina Thomson 72.52
Rose Metalli 71.08
Annabel Todd 70.38
Lorraine Murrell 69.90
Emily Tucker 67.43
Anna Hall 65.12
Maisy Turner 64.71
Georgina Bradford 60.00
Cheryl Angell 49.76



The Beale Beastie Triathlon

Team Kennet Tri athletes were out in force at the Beale Beastie Triathlon on Sunday, dominating the event saw some 10 club athletes finish in the top 50, first home was Cameron Craik in 65.16 followed by Bart Kuijten and 2nd Vet 40 in 67.55, Daniel Wright having a good race saw him finish 14th in 70min, while next home was vet 50 in 21st John Marriott finishing 3rd Vet 50 in 71.57, Mark Dunstan 74.08 was next home in 29th followed in 34th by Phil Cowhig 74.48, just behind was Martin Colston 75.30 then Roger Davis 38th 75.59 and Graham Muse 40th 76.47, Dean Makar settled in 46th place 77.27, Sean Bird 80.08, Mark Gallimore 64th 81.26, Georgia Marriott 80th 83.56 and Ron Stephenson 97th and 1st Vet 60 86.59