Berkshire Championships

Team Kennet Athletes thrived at the Berkshire Track and Field Championships held at Eton over the Weekend claiming some 22 medals and 10 County Champions over the two days.

The under 13 Boys Elliott Murphy took his first County Title in the 1000m in a great race just missing out on the clubs record clocking a fast 3.08.7 and then following day claimed a new club record in the 600m being pipped on the line for 4th place with a time of 1.43.67, in the same age group but Girls Eliska Simpson is fast learning the Discus and moving up to 14th in the UK rankings at her first year in this age group by also taking the Berkshire Title throwing 18.43, she claimed a handful of medals as she came runners up in the Shot 6.67 and taking 3rd place in the Javelin. Amber Stiles also grabbed a County Title in the High Jump clearing 1.25m and in a close race in the 1000m she clocked 3.31.95 to take Runners Up.

The under 15 Age Group saw Claire McGonnell claim the Javelin title throwing 27.87 and also Bronze in the 300m 46.7 and reaching the 100m Final coming 7th 14.1, the Boys age group Seb Simpson claimed himself two County Titles first his main event the Discus throwing 35.67 and then in the Hammer 28.25, He earned a Bronze Medal in the Shot 10.34 and just missed out to take 4th place in the Javelin 21.51.
Jo Hoaen also took part in the Discus coming 4th with a throw of 21.88

The under 17 age groups also saw County Champions, Charlotte Absolom winning the Triple Jump 9.53, Oliver Ford threw 39.93 to win the Discus with Tom Wells winning the Bronze 26.82, Ford also took Runners up spot in the Shot 12.28, while Bronze Medals came from Oliver Humphrey in the 100m hurdles 15.02 and Gabriel Warley 1.75 in the High Jump with Matthew Jones taking 4th 1.70m

The under 20 age group Phoebe Hoaen claimed her first title in this age group in the Javelin 35.23 and a cluster of Silver medals came from Oliver Bazin in the long jump 5.51, Harry Booker in the Discus 36.29 and Oliver Gregory in the Shot 11.01, Booker just missed out in the Shot taking 4th place 10.67

The only club senior athlete taking part was Luke Angell after many years battling injury went out full of confidence in the Javelin to throw 57.62m to take the Senior title