Summer Season Starts with Win for the Women
BDL Race - Teversal 12th April
A superb start to the Season sees the women top the league after the 1st race of the 2022 BDL season alsong side Male winner Samuel Moakes.
Michelle H, Molly J, Sally H and Tracy P(2nd, 4th, 13th, 14th respectively) scored a total of 34 points to beat 2nd by 2 points. A total of 20 women ran with Michelle Holmes and Tracy Parker both winning their age catagorys.
On the mens side Samuel lead the men home with an impressive 1st place t start the season in winning way, with the mens team finishing 4th just 10 points off 3rd. Dave Cass, Tim Clayton and Nick Luke all claimed 1st place finishes for their age groups.
Overall Sutton placed 2nd in the combined team results for the first race with the next race on 10th May in Cromford.
Reminder - First Notts AAA Summer league race is this Wednesday 20th April at Hexgreave.
A huge well done to all our members that supported the club at our home race, and a massive thank you to all the Marshals, officials and volunteers.
2022 Presentation evening
The Towers, Mansfield - Saturday 2nd April 2022
The committee are delighted to invite you to our 2022 presentation evening. It is almost 2 and a half years since we were last able to host such an event and we are excited to share this with you all.
All members are invited to attend the evening with ticket prices set to £10 each.
Full details have been sent to all members contacts via email, please check your emails for all the information including how to book your tickets.
This years awards evening will celebrate the achievements of the foillowing seasons;
2021/22 Cross Country
British Indoor and British Universities Championships
A huge well done to Felicia Miloro who has missed nearly 2 years of training and competition competition has made an ompressive comeback.
Felicia's first competoition in wellover 1 year concluded with a respectable 3rd place finish at the coverted Vault Manchester with a vault of 3.91m. This performance was enough for Felicia to qualify for the BUCS(British Universities) and British/UK Chamnps.
At the BUCS Indoor Championships Felicia finished 3rd with a vault of 3.90m. A strong perfoemance to back up her 3.91m from a couple of weeks prior.
Onto the British Athletics Championships, the highlight of the Indoor season. Felicia was up against the best in the UK and managed a rather imporessive 4th placed finish with a vault of 4.05m and equal her own Personal Best.
Felicia's performances over the past few weeks has provent that no matter your injury, you must not lose hope and continue to fight for what you love doing.
We look forward to watching Felicia compete over this coming season to see how far she can push herself and her competitiors.
English Cross Country Championships
Parliament Hill - 26th February 2022
Huge congratulations to Samual Moakes who ran at this weekends English Championships.
Sam finished 28th with a time of 44:04, an increadible run just 2 minutes off the podium for our young star.
Mini-League Sportshall 2021/22
Huge congratulations to this seasons Sportshall teams.
A fantastic season with some amazing achievements.
This year the season consisted of an U11's Octathlon, an U13/15's match, one full U11-U15 matches and a training match for the Regionals team. This meant that team awards were not up for contention but this didn't stop our team spirit. Looking at the provisional points we could very well have been in contention to again win the league, and yes, we will be back bigger and stronger for 2022/23 season.
East Midland Regional UK Championship Qualifier
This season we had 11 athletes selected to represent Nottinghamshire at the East Midlands Intercounties match in Grantham.
U11's Sophie Peet, Lola Guy, Jude Hemmings, Cole Pruszak, Samuel Dobb and Rowan Dobb.
U13's Georgia Waring, Olivia Wilso and Leo Cotterill
U15's Freya Vincent, Georgia Dobb and Ruby Vickers.
Other notable achievements include;
Sophie Peet wining Athlete of the match for December's Match.
Season is a go
The first 3 competitions of the season were not to be missed
A busy 2 weeks of action with track and field athletics across the board from U13’s to masters.
We start at the U17/20 Youth Development League that took place at Leicester on 30th May with 3 Men competing. Adam Knights set a new personal best in the 800m running over 1 second quicker than his best from two weeks ago to claim 1st place in the U20 men’s. Adam was backed up by Nathaniel Hinchley in the 800m who also ran a personal best of 2:24.3 to take 2nd place in the U13 men’s race. While Cameron Rawson started his season fast with a 12.0 100m and a new personal best in the Discus.
1 week later it was a big hitting double header weekend at Nuneaton. Saturday saw the return of the U13/15’s at their YDL match with three U13 Girls and three U15 Girls.
With some superb Personal Bests across the board our girls fought hard with Freja Vincent claimed two new PB’s in the 100m and 800m. Iris Clarke claimed 1st place in the 800m with Ruby Vickers our 3rd U15.
In the U13’s, Olivia Niemcow’s first time in the javelin did not disappoint with a 4th placed finish just 3meters behind the winner. Olivia also claimed a new personal best in the long jump and 1200m. Freya Martin claimed two new PB’s in the 75m and long jump with one debutant, Olivia Wilson competing in the 75m and 1200m.
On the Sunday it was the turn of the Masters at the Midland Masters Championships with Claire Watson claiming the SILVER medal in the V35 1500m in a time of 5:44.25.
A huge Congratulations to all of our athletes that have been competing this season and good luck to everyone that is competing this weekend.
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Photo's will be published on our Facebook page shortly.
2021 Track and Field Fixtures now available on our Fixtures list.
Please not that most leagues have adjusted their format/rules for this season so please be patient whilst we get our head around the new infomation. This may also mean that we will not be able to take as many athletes to some fixtures but we will always try to give everyone an equal oppertunty to compete.
2021 Road running is also being planned with the Notts AAA Summer League still aiming for four fixtures begining mid June.
Portland and Draycott Handicap
Congratulations to everyone that ran in our 2020 Hadicap races this year, Despite the format being slightly different we have only had positive feedback from the event so thank you to everyone that has supported the event.
Congratulations to our two winners, Claire Watson and Paul Frith
Results can now be found on our Club Results page.
A busy week for Sutton Harriers
Congratulations to all those that have found competitions this week.
from 100m to Miles,
from 7km's to Quadrathlons
This week had it all.
Congratulations to all that have been out in force.
2020 return to competitions
Congratulations to all our athletes over the last 6 months staying fit and healthy. Here are some results for the return to competition.
Nuneaton EA Pilot – 12th July
Caprice Miloro - 100m - 13.37 PB
- Long Jump - 4.77m
Jordan Mitchell - 100m - 11.67
- Long Jump - 6.17m
Nuneaton – 2nd August
Cameron Rawson - 400m - 51.90
Caprice Miloro - 100m Hurdles - 17.01 PB
- 400m Hurdles - 71.14 PB
Jess Waters - 100m - 12.78
- 200m - 26.19
Jordan Mitchell - 110m Hurdles - 15.75
- 400m Hurdles - 57.49
Nuneaton – 16th August
Cameron Rawson - 400m - 51.92
Caprice Miloro - 100m Hurdles - 17.25
- 400m Hurdles - 73.58
John Kelley - 400m - 51.48
Loughborough Invitational – 16thAugust
Felicia Miloro - Pole Vault - 3.82m
Nuneaton –19th August
Jordan Mitchell - 100m - 11.86
Caprice Miloro - 100m - 11.36 PB
Mid Cheshire 5K – 28thAugust
Samuel Moakes - 13th - 14:36
Claire Watson - 250th - 20:37
Nuneaton – 30th August
Stan Clarke - 1500m - 4:11.90 PB
Harrison Simms - 100m - 12.26
Isabelle Skelton - 300m - 41.76
Caprice Miloro - 200m - 27.66 PB
- Long Jump - 4.83m
Jordan Mitchell - 100m - 11.89
- Long Jump - 6.02m
Nuneaton – 6th September
Stan Clarke - 1500m - 4:11.76 PB
Paul Castledine - 800m - 2:41.13
- 1500m - 5:30.50
Loughborough – 9thSeptember
Iris Clarke - 1500m - 5:08.08 PB
Jess Waters - 100m - 12.55 PB
- 200m - 26.41
Sutton Harriers Coronavirus Notice
All Training suspended
Please see the following message from the Committee and Chairperson
"Unfortunately we have no choice but to follow England athletics and government guidance so until further notice All Sutton Harriers training at Ashfield school is suspended.
Stay safe and well.
Regards Paul Whittingham (chair)"
In adition to this Ashfield School have also made the decision to close the Leisure Centre
From England Athletics;
Following UK government’s advice on social distancing we advise that all face-to-face activity such as club training sessions, events, competitions, club committee and face-to-face meetings, athlete camps, running groups and social events should be suspended until at least the end of April.
We hope you can all stay fit and healthy during these times and to keep fit where you can without gathering in social groups - Please check the training section for ideas for home training (https://www.sutton-in-ashfield-harriers.com/temporary-home-training).
All the best,
Sutton-in-Ashfield Harriers & Athletic Club
Midland Counties Indoor Championships
Birmingham High Performance Center - 8+9th February 2020
Congratulations to our four athletes that represented Sutton at the Midland Championships.
We came away with a total of 2 medals with sisters Caprice and Felicia Miloro bringing home the shiny medallions.
Felicia took gold in the U20 Women's Pole Vault of 3.90m while Caprice clinched bronze in the Senior Women's 60m Hurdles with her fastest time since 2017.
Jordan Mitchell had a competitive race in the Senior Men's 60m Hurdles finishing just outside the medals in 4th with a time of 8.93s. In the U20 Men's Triple Jump, Jenson Rowe finishing 7th with a jump of 10.31m.
Midland Cross Country Championships
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough - 25th January 2020
Congratulations to our five athletes that competed at the Midland Cross Country Championships at the weekend.
It was a sucessful weekend with one of our athletes bringing back a silver medal.
U13 Girls - Iris Clarke - 12th
U13 Boys - Jacob Nugent - 11th
U15 Boys - Nathaniel Hinchley - 54th
U20 Men - Samuel Moakes - 2nd
Senior M - Richard Robinson - 67th (14th V35)
Well done to all of our athletes that competed at this weekends championships, some amazing results as we look forward to the National Championships on the 22nd Feb at Wollaton which will see just two members competing. Both in our under 13's, Iris and Jacob will both be looking for high finishes after their great runs at the Midlands.
Derbyshire Cross Country Championships
Shipley Park - 4th January 2020
In the Derbyshire Championships Seth Blanchenot finished 6th in the U11 Boys with Iris Clarke winning the U13 Girls race by an increadible 40 seconds.
Nottignhamsire Cross Country Championships
Shipley Park - 4th January 2020
Medals galore at the Nottinghamshire Cross Country Championships with 3 Golds, 2 Silver and a Bronze.
We had two Championship winning performances in the juniors with Jacob Nugent’s superb run in the U13 boy’s race winning with a 16 second margin. And the ever consistent U17 men winning the team award with Lewis Boswell, 6th, Charlie Norman, 9th and Mark Thompson 10th.
In the Masters categories Lisa Staley finished 2nd in W45-54 and was joined by 9th placed finisher overall Claire Watson (5th W35-44) and Tracy Parker (8th W45-54) taking 3rd masters team. The men were always going to be a strong force with 11 runners which saw Paul Whittingham win the M55-64 and David Cass finish 2nd in M45-54. Alongside Dan Nugent (6th M35-44) and Richard Robinson (7th M35-44) the quartet were first master’s team.
Other notable performances by;
U13 Girl’s, Freya Vincent, 8th,
U15 Boy’s Nathaniel Hinchley, 7th,
U20 Men’s, Adam Knights, 6th,
M45-54, Dean Cross, 4th,
M55-64, Nick Luke, 4th,
M55-64, Paul Castledine, 6th
For full results go to https://www.nottsaaa.org/landingpage/county-champs-xc
Annual Matlock run
30th December 2019 - Matlock
On the 30th December 18 members and friends started out from Jacksdale on their annual 15 mile Matlock run. The day was cold to start but soon warmed up. We ran along the side of the canal then up passed the Derbyshire police headquarters onto paths through woodland and up to Ambergate and from here we joined the canal. Upon reaching Cromford we then continued along the footpaths through Matlock Bath and onto Matlock where we all finished with a well earned pint.
Booth Decorators League
1/12/2019 - Ilkeston
Another good turn out at the Booth Decorators League with 6 athletes taking 1st in their age catagories including Samuel Moakes taking his third consecutive win in the league.
Full results can be found at
and Club results at
Teams are ever strong in this league with 3rd in the Men's, 3rd in the Womens and 3rd overall.
These results mean after 3 out of the 4 races we are 2nd in the men's, 3rd in the women's and 2nd overall. points are so close anything can happen before the end of the season.
the next Booth race is at Bramcote Hills on 19th January 2020!
2019 English Cross Country Relays
Berry Hill Park, Mansfield - 2nd November 2019
U13 Girls 56th 27:28.55
07:58.85 (15) I Clarke
09:45.85 (52) R Vickers
09:43.85 (56) F Vincent
U13 Boys Incomplete team
07:32.15 (29) J Nugent
09:41.10 (73) L Gibbs
U15 Girls 96th 31:38.45
09:02.70 (102) C Vickers
11:05.30 (102) D Boswell
11:30.45 (96) L Ellis
U15 Girls Incomplete team
10:22.65 (109) P Woolley
U15 Boys 64th 24:50.85
07:38.75 (72) A Bett
09:02.85 (84) N Hinchley
08:09.25 (64) L Hudd
U15 Boys 86th 30:48.10
07:48.15 (81) C Turner
09:30.75 (99) J Yorke
13:29.20 (86) H Thompson
U17 Women Incomplete team
11:28.15 (67) A Woolley
13:15.00 (58) S Taylor
U17 Men 54th 32:33.20
10:30.10 (73) L Boswell
10:52.80 (60) C Norman
11:10.30 (54) W Fairweather
U17 Men Incomplete team
10:50.50 (89) M Thompson
U20 Women Incomplete team
12:49.85 (45) F Storm
U20 Men 43rd 32:41.80
09:21.30 (23) S Moakes
11:38.30 (46) A Knights
11:42.20 (43) C Rawson
Senior Women 75th 43:03.00
13:13.10 (79) C Watson
15:19.10 (83) Y Robinson
14:30.80 (75) T Parker
Senior Women 111th 48:15.05
15:17.55 (126) E Cable
15:36.15 (107) M Cook
17:21.35 (111) C Harris
Senior Women 120th 51:07.85
17:12.45 (142) G Bacon
17:06.60 (130) S Johnson
16:48.80 (120) K Sanders
Senior Men 61st 01:18:14.90
19:23.00 (88) D Cass
18:35.55 (72) D Nugent
19:21.95 (58) R Robinson
20:54.40 (61) A Wright
Senior Men 132nd 01:34:54.20
23:39.85 (164) P Castledine
22:25.30 (149) W Lowe
23:28.55 (141) G Bird
25:20.50 (132) A Newell
Senior Men 144th 01:39:28.65
21:24.85 (133) N Burnside
24:52.35 (153) D Crow
24:29.10 (146) M Salisbury
28:42.35 (144) B Whitehead
46 members ran at the 2019 English cross country relays at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield. Highest finish of the day was by the U20 men’s team consisting of Samuel Moakes, Adam Knights and Cameron Rawson.
The legendary course around berry Hill Park is considered one of the best in the UK and the conditios of this years course were very different from last years fast dry course with ankle deep mud in several areas making times considerably slower that last year, but who doesn’t love a wet, muddy and cold Cross Country.
English Schools Combined Events Championships
Exeter - 21-22nd September 2019
Congratulations to Luke Sayer finishing 15th in the Senior Boys at the English Schools Championships in Exeter at the weekend. Luke finished with a final score of 4378 as the Nottinghamshire team took the Senior Boys Team Title.
The weather throughout the weekend was not ideal for outstanding performances with strong winds and torrential rain
100m - 12.45 - 565
Long Jump - 5.45 - 471
Shot - 9.45 -453
High Jump - 1.44 -345
400m - 55.5 - 580
100m Hurdles - 19.81 - 364
Discus - 19.82 -269
Pole Vault - 3.20 - 406
Javelin - 35.50 - 377
1500m -5:01.98 - 548
Total Points - 4378
Luke achieved personal bests in the Pole Vault and Javelin.
Portland and Draycott Cup Handicap
Teversal - 12th September 2019
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Midland U15/17 Championships
Nuneaton - 10-11th August 2019
On Saturday two athletes compete at the Midland Championships with a nice bit of shiny silverware also coming home.
Harrison Simms and Cameron Turner both gave it their all at the windy Pingles Stadium, with both recording their fastest 200m times ever with wind reading up to a staggering 4.5m/s.
Harrison also ran the 100m finishing 5th in his hear with another windy 11.80s performance. in the 200m Harrison finished 3rd in his hear with 23.93s.
Cameron finished 4th in his 200m final in 23.82s and finished 2nd in his 800m final to take the silver medal.
Full results HERE
British Masters Athletics Championships
Birmingham - 10-11th August 2019
Lisa Staley was our only representative at this years British masters Champs finishing 4th in the Women's45 5000m in a time of 21:57.40.
Full results from the weekend HERE.
U13/15 Youth Development League
Moorways, Derby - 23rd June 2019
Another superb team performance at the 3rd and final Youth Development League with Sutton Harriers finishing 6th on the day to finish 6th overall.
The athletes gave their all as always with 13 athletes recording new personal bests.
in the U13 Girls the sprinting Quartet of Lucy Else(75m), Katie Spendlove(75m), Milly Roberts(150m) and Ruby Vickers(150m) all claimed new PB's in the sprints with Lucy also getting PB's in the 70m Hurdles and Javelin, Milly claiming PB's in the Shot and Milly also getting a PB in the long jump. Milly also won the high jump with a 1.33m clearance, just 2cm off her PB.
The U13 Boys were low on number with just the three athletes, Lucas Gibbs(800m and Javelin, Jacob Nugent(1500m) and Finley Locker(Javelin).
In the U15 Girls Eve Kimberley finished 2nd in the high jump just 1cm off her PB with Daisey Boswell setting PB's in the long jump and Shot as well as Lauren Ellis also getting a PB in the Shot.
the U15 boys impressed as always with the 300m the highlight event again with Cameron Turner and James Davis both taking 1st in their races. Harry Green(100m, 200m, Javelin), Luke Hudd(200m, Shot, Discus) and Jacob Yorke(80m Hurdles, Discus, Javelin) all got a clean sweep of PB's in their three events with Nathaniel Hinchley getting PB's in the 100m and long jump. the lads also ran their fastest 4x100m of the season to finish 2nd.
Last year the U13/15's finished 7th so a one place gained is an improvement we hope to continue to see.
a Huge well done to everyone who has supported the league this season and a thank you to the officials, coaches and parents who make it possible. We also cannot forget the effort and time our team manager Julie puts in on training nights, on competition days and even at home, without whom we wouldn't even have a team.
Midland Track and Field League - Match 2
Loughborough - 16th June 2019
Another superb performance from our athletes at Match 2. We finished 2nd again which leaves us 1st overall, after Back to Back promotions can we make in three in a row?
There was another strong showing in the women’s short sprints with Jess Waters and Isabelle Skelton taking a top 2 placing in the 100m and 200m A and B strings.
Chris Monk eased around the 800m to a comfortable win as John Kelly filled in in the B string to finish 5th. Gary Burnham, Paul Castledine and Chris Holmes were useful additions to the team filling the 1500m and 300m alongside Ben Burnham.
Some tactical team managing in the men’s Hurdles replacing ensured maximum points with Jordan Mitchell winning the 110m Hurdles, Stefan Willcockson winning the 400m Hurdles and 110m Hurdles B string and Jenson Rowe winning the 400m Hurdles B string.
And another superb 4x400m for the men saw another win beating their match 1 time by over 1 second.
On the field Isabell and Caprice Miloro secured maximum points in the Long Jumps taking 1st and 1st with Jordan and Jenson coming 2nd and 2nd in the men’s. There was not much else to shout about on the field, just a lot of mid standing finishes to bulk up our points.
Another shout out to Team Manager Hannah Kelley who again competed in 3 events to fill in the gaps. Please, stop making us watch this…
Next match is 6th July at Burton, please contact Hannah Kelley if you would like to be considered for the team. All member from U17 upwards are eligible to compete.
Notts Summer League - Race 3
Holme Pierrepont - 12th June 2019
Race 3 from the Notts AAA Summer League looked in doubt with Holme Pierrepont set to host after a week of rain that caused disruption across the country, but, we were given the green light and off we went.
Dan Nugent took 2nd in the mens with Michelle Willcocks finishing 4th
Team standing on the night as followed:
Senior Men – 3rd
Vet Men – 15th
Senior Women – 2nd
Vet Women – 10th
Booths Decoratiors League - Race 3
Denby - 4th June 2019
44 member ran the 3rd Booths of the season giving us our first Match win of 2019. Samuel Moakes took his 2nd win of the season With Dan Nugent 5th (and 1st in V40) and Ben Burnham 9th overall. This strong trio plus our next four gave the mens team a 2nd placed finish putting them in 2nd overall with 2 races left.
In the womens Michelle Willcocks also took her 2nd win of the season with Sally Hughes finishing 4th (and 1st in the V45) making her the top V45 Woman this year. The womens team finished 1st on the night putting them in 3rd overall.
With the mens and womens team scored added together we come out on top just 2 points ahead.
The next BDL is at Carsington Water on 2nd July.
Midland Athletics Championships
Nuneaton, 1st-2nd June 2019
Four athletes grace the Pingles Stadium at Nuneaton for the U20/Senior Midland Championships.
Felicia Milioro won the U20 Women's Pole Vault with a vault of 3.95m equaling her outdoor PB and i believe breaking the Championship Record?
Cameron Rawson ran a Personal Best in the 800m of 2:02.56 finishing 8th in the final.
Caprice Miloro had a fantastic run in the 100m Hurdles running her second fastest time 17.99 and taking the Gold Medal.
Jordan Mitchell entered loads of events as always finishing 1st in the 400m Hudles and 2nd in the 110m Hurdles and Javelin.
3 new MIDLAND CHAMPIONS from this years championships and we will hopefully add more to the list at the U13/15/17 Championships on 10-11 August
Ashfield School, 1st June 2019
Incredible effort from all our athletes at our home match. Results have us finishing in 3rd.
English Combined Events Championships
Bedford, 25th-26th May 2019
Jordan Mitchell and Caprice Miloro were our only representatives at the English Combined Events Championships. Jordan was looking to best his 29th placed finish from last season with Caprice taking part in her first Senior Heptathlon.
Jordan made a great start in the 100m with his second fastest time ever of 11.61s but slipped off par in the Long Jump pulling back to a personal best by event 5 in the 400m of 54.54. Jordan finished day 1 19 points up on the PB
Caprice total surprised herself out performing her own predictions in every event on day 1 even recording PB’s in three events, 110m Hurdles, 200m and Shot.
On day two Jordan’s performances slipped away after recording two No-Throws and a ‘safe’ throw in the discus. Jordan finished strong with a 5:06 1500m, just 3 seconds off his Personal Best. Jordan finished in 23rd with 5138points.
Caprice continued her amazing form into day 2 with PB’s in the last two events of the heptathlon, the Javelin and 800m which was also a 15 second PB of 2:45. Caprice finished 250points above her prediction in 18th with 3111 points.
Jordan – Decathlon - 23rd
100m – 11.61 – 730
Long Jump – 5.79 – 542
Shot – 9.58 – 460
High Jump – 1.63 – 488
400m – 54.54 PB – 617
110h Hdls – 16.69 – 657
Discus – 19.26 – 258
Pole Vault – 3.26 – 421
Javelin – 40.11 – 444
1500m – 5:06.84 – 521
Total points - 5138
Caprice – Heptathlon 18th
110m Hdls – 17.64 PB – 526
High Jump – 1.36 – 470
Shot – 6.51 PB – 304
200m – 28.75 PB – 573
Long Jump – 4.74 – 490
Javelin – 17.19 PB – 237
800m – 2:45.56 PB – 511
Total points – PB 3111
U17/20 Youth Development League
Burton, 26th May 2019
9 Sutton Harriers joined forces with the Mansfield and Rushcliffe athletes to form the West Notts team for their second match of the YDL.
The sprinters were in fantastic form with Isabelle recording a new personal best in the 300m gaining the English Schools qualifying standard. Cameron, Jess, Harrison and Ellie all recording personal bests in the 100m. Cameron also got a new personal best in the 200m as well as in the Discus and Long Jump.
Jess Waters took 1st in the U20 Women’s 200m and 400m. Ben and Caitlin took firsts in the 800m with Lewis coming out on top in the soggy steeplechase.
the next match is 30th June at Stoke.
Midland Track & Field League
Shobnall Leisure Centre, Burton - 19th May 2019
At the first Midland Track and Field League of the season we finished 2nd, just 3 points behind 1st. this is an incredible result after Back-to-back promotions from Division 6 into division 4.
Harrison Simms, David Allcock and Jess Waters all ran personal bests in the 200m with Jess taking fist in the 100m and 200m A string races and Ellie finishing first in the 100m B string.
Claire Watson ran her fist ever Track races in the 1500m and 3000m finishing 4th and 5th in the A string. She was backed up by Lisa Staley who finished 2nd in both races' B strings.
the Hurdles showed to be a positive event for points with Caprice Miloro running a superb 100m Hurdles finishing 2nd in a new PB of 18.1s. Caprice ran a solid 400m hurdles finishing 4th. In the Men's the duo of Jordan Mitchell and Stef Wilcockson claimed maximum points(almost) with a 1st-1st in the 400m Hurdles and a 1st in the 110m Hudles B for Stef, (And were not talking about Jordan's race)
With the help of our Higher Claim athletes Stef and Chris Monk our men's 4x400m including Cameron and Ben finished 1st in a respectable 3:38.7.
On the field David Allcock jumped a huge new PB of 1.75m to finish 2nd and Caprice Miloro finished 3rd in the womens. There wasnt much else to shout about the in the Jumps but we did record 1st, 2nd and 3rd's in most events.
There was just 1 PB on the field as well, this time from Jordan Mitchell in, the, Hammer???, Jordan finished 4th in the A string with a PB throw of 26.52 beating his own father.
A huge Shout out to the likes of Hannah Kelley, John Kelley, Bethany Mitchell, Jordan Mitchell and more who all filled in, in events to ensure we got as many points as possible.
Next match is Sunday 16th June 2019 - Speak to Hannah Kelley or Julie Mitchell for more information.
International duty for young Felicia
Loughborough University - 19th May 2019
Felicia Miloro was once again selected for the GB Juniors at a Home International. This time at the Loughborough International Felicia finished 5th in the Pole Vault with a jump of 3.85m, 5cm higher than last years performance.
U13/15 Youth Development League
Moorways, Derby - 18th May 2019
With weather far better than Match 1 performances would sorely be far better as well, and yes they were.
In the U13 Girls, our 75m Sprinters Georgia and Freya were both almost 1 second faster than in match 1, both recording new Personal bests. Georgia also recorded a new personal best in the Long Jump as well as Ruby getting a new personal best in the 800m. We also need to note our new found hurdlers with Lucy and Georgia both giving the 70m Hurdles a go for the first time. our Girls rounded off the day with a 5th placed 4x100m Relay in a time of 64.10s
In the U13 Boys it was always going to be an uphill struggle with just three athletes, but Lucas gave his all as always getting a new PB in all three events, 200m, Long Jump and Shot. Our other two athletes, Charlie and Jude competed in just one event each both also claiming PB's in the 800m and 1500m respectively with Jude also taking the win.
The U13 Girls aslo had just three athletes on the day getting 5 PB's between them with Lauren's 800m, Ami's Shot, LJ and 300m as well as Daisey in the Long Jump.
Our U15 Boys however, were strong as always, with the quartet of James, Luke, Nathaniel and Cameron coming 2nd in their 4x100m. Luke also claimed three big PB's in the 200m, 800m and Shot as Nathaniel took 1s off his 100m PB and 7s off his 1500m PB. Cameron continues to impress in the 300m and 800m getting another set of PB's as well as a PB in the Long Jump. Cameron and James also secured another 1st-1st in the 300m.
All 14 athletes have again done Sutton Harriers proud with their fine performances.
Team results will be added once available.
Full results can be found on thepowerof10.info website.
British Masters Road Relay Championships
Sutton Park, Birmingham - 18th May 2019
On saturday we had two teams running at the British Masters Road Relays at Sutton Park in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The Men’s and woman’s team both ran in the V35-44 Category with two superb results.
In the women’s, Sally Hughes ran a superb first leg coming home in 10th, over the next two legs we lost a few places but Tracy fought hard on the last leg to make back 2 places back up to and amazing 12th place.
Sally Hugh 20:30
Kate Simpson 23:04
Natalie Thompson 23:33
Tracy Parker 22:19
For the men Nick finished leg 1 in 35th, with James gaining one place to 34th, a solid run from Dean on leg 3 kept us in 34th as Paul took over for leg four gaining an incredible five places as Conrad and Mark gained two places each to earn a respectable 25th place finish just inside the two hour mark..
Nick Burnside 19:28
James Simpson 20:36
Dean Cross 19:22
Paul Whittingham 18:54
Conran Watson 19:42
Mark Pidcock 20:57
For the Full Results please see the www.race-results.co.uk website.
Booths Decorators League - Race 2
Ilkeston - 7th May 2019
At the 2nd Booths summer league we had 55 runners(3 more than at our home fixture) and some brilliant performance, with the Men finishing 3rd overall and the Ladies 2nd with a combined team position of 3rd.
Samuel Moakes and Dan Nugent had great runs finishing 2nd and 5th respectively. with Dan being 1st VM40 across the line. David Cass, Dean Cross, Nick Luke and Tony Staniland were all 2nd in their Category.
Michelle Willcocks was 40th overall and 1st in the Ladies race. Sally Hughes and Lisa Staley were 1st and 2nd in the VL45 as like in race 1 with Nicki Dodds also winning her category.
Well done to everyone. Next BDL is at Denby which will also feature presentations for the Cross Country races will take place.
Full results at : http://www.leaguetracker.co.uk/Event/?E=5639456635748352
Club results at : http://www.leaguetracker.co.uk/Team/Event/?T=Sutton&E=5639456635748352
U17/20 Youth Development League
Tipton - 5th May 2019
Write up coming soon...
Bingham - 4th May 2019
At the U17/20’s Youth development league we compete as a composite team alongside Mansfield and Rushcliffe as the West Notts team. But with Sutton Harriers athletes making up over 50% of the team we finished 4th in the first match, just 11 points behind 3rd.
With conditions far better than last weeks U13/15’s match but still not ideal a lot of our athletes showed their winter training has paid off with Ellie Cartwright and Jess Waters taking 1st in the 11m and 200m in the U17 and U20’s respectively, Jess also ran personal bests in both. Isabelle Skelton also came 1st in the U17’s 300m and well as 1st in the B string in the Long Jump.
The men fought just as hard with Cameron Rawson competing in 4 events running 200m and 400m in personal best times and shocking us all by appearing in the Shot Putt(which Cameron has possibly never competed in?) and WINNING… and having a huge 10m throw…
Huge Thank you to Mansfield and Rushcliffe for supporting the team and to all our Athletes, Parents and Officials for their part in the day and travelling all the way to Tipton. The next match is 26th May at a much closer Burton-on-Trent.
U13/15 Youth Development League
Moorways, Derby - 27th April 2019
For the U13/15’s Youth Development League we finished in 7th place.
It was a tough day for all with low temperatures strong gusting winds and rain, but every single one of our athletes gave their all. Ruby Vickers Claimed a new personal best in the Long Jump beating her previous best by almost 70cm. Georgia Dobb also got a new personal best but this time in the 150. knocking over 0.4s off her best.
But the Athlete that stood out the most must have been James Davis in the U15 Boys, not only finishing 1st in his 300m race but also getting personal bests in all three events; 300m, Shot and Long Jump showing his strength across multiple disciplines.
The next match will be Saturday 18th May so please speak to Julie for more information.
76 Days, 1,300 Miles
On 1st may our own Paul Beasley will be embarking on a 1,300 mile walk from John O'Groats to Land End which will take a staggering 76 day
Paul has been a Member of Sutton-in-Ashfield Harriers & A.C. for many years and is a Volunteer that gives a lot to the club from Coaching to organising and setting up home fixtures to being a member of the Committee.
Please join us in supporting Paul.
London - 28th April 2019
4 Members completed the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon.
Brian Dodds who won the Club Ballot Place at the presentation evening completed the 26 miles in 4h17.12.
Emma Cable was first Sutton Harrier home sneaking home under the 4 hour barriers with a time of 3h55.56.
Gary Berzins completed the iconic course in 4h13.09 and Mark Smith finishing in 4h32.32.
Notts Summer League - Race 1
Hexgreave - 24th April 2019
18 Men and 9 Women Completed the first Notts AAA Summer League race from Hexgreave Hall.
Samuel Moakes was on fine form as always crossing the line first in 26.32, a full 30 seconds ahead of 2nd. Daniel Nugent was 2nd Sutton home in 10th with David Cass 23rd.
Tony Stanilaqnd was 1st V75 home with a special mention to Coaches Gary Bird in 80th and Phill Bird in 362nd.
in the womens race Michelle Willcocks came home 2nd with Tracy Parker 39th and Sarah Johnson 114th.
Senior Men 3rd
Veteran Men 12th
Senior Women 9th
Veteran Wimen 17th
UK Sportshall Final
Sportcity, Manchester - 14th April 2019
Following from the East Midlands Regional finals in March, Nottinghamshire’s U15 Girls team consisting of Caitlin Elliott was selected to be the East Midlands representatives at the UK finals.
The U15’s compete over 3 events earning points based on their performances.
Caitlin competed in the 4 Lap race and Speed Bounce, scoring 41 points in both and scoring 60 points in the Vertical Jump giving Caitlin a combined score of 142. With all 6 team members scores added together The Nottinghamshire team finished 9th overall.
Full results can be found at http://www.sportshall.org/resultsfixtures/results/results-uk-final-results
Annual Blue Bell Run
14th April 2019
Last Sunday we had our yearly bluebell run which starts at the Alfreton Park on what was a lovely sunny morning. 16 of us set out running along paths, fields, and roads. We passed the local golf course through Pentridge and up to Windfield Marror. from there we dropped down through the bluebell woods and back to the cars. It was a 10 mile up hill route and every one enjoyed it, even the hail shower we had.
Booths Decorators League - Race 1
Teversal Trail - 9th April 2019
The first league competition of the season saw 52 members compete over the 4.6mile Booths course along the Teversal Trail. The club finished 4th overall with the men finishing 3rd and the women 6th.
Notable performances came from Samuel Moakes who crossed the line first. Ben Burnham crossed the line 9th, Dan Nugent 14th with Gary Berzins 22nd.
Dan Nugent finished 2nd in the V40’s, David Cass 3rd in V45, Dean Cross 2nd in V50, Nick Luke 2nd in V55. In the Women’s race Sally Hughes was our first lady home taking No.1 in the V45’s and Lisa Staley taking 2nd.
Full Results can be found at http://www.leaguetracker.co.uk/Event/?E=5629522644828160
The next Booth’s is at Ilkeston on Tuesday 7th May, but first is the Notts AAA Summer League on 24th April at Hexgreave Hall, Southwell.
Charnwood AC Open
Loughborough University - 6th April 2019
At the first Charnwood Open of the season 9 members competed in the gusty headwind reading up to an incredible -5m/s.
In the 100m we had an incredible head to head between Jess Waters and Ellie Cartwright with Jess coming out on top running a new personal best of 12.82s into a -2.0 wind. In the 800m Conrad Watson ran a new PB of 2:35.30 with Cameron Rawson running the 3rd fastest time of the day with a new PB of 2:02.83.
On the field Jordan Mitchell an Caprice Miloro graced the triple jump with Jordan winning the Triple Jump and Caprice finishing 3rd in the Women’s. Andrew Mitchell had another good discus after last weeks PB throwing just 9cm less this time out.
Ken Hensby Handicap
Ashfield School - 2nd April 2019
Huge well done to all of our athletes that ran the Ken Hensby Handicap on Tuesday evening. Over 60 Members took part in the races but we could only have four winners.
Our four winners were Abbie Ellis, Lucas Gibbs, Lauren Ellis and Luke Hudd.
it is amazing to see our junior athletes taking on the seniors with Lauren and Luke being victorious on this occasion.
A notable mentions need to go to our "first across the line" athletes; Iris Clarke, Jude Ryan, Caitlin Elliott and Ben Burnham. Unfortunately for them it wasn't about being the fastest...
Can we all say a huge thank you to all the helper on the night, of which some gave up their chances of running so the event could go ahead.
And as always a super special thank you to Ann Hensby who has supported the event since it started and was on hand to present the awards.
Results can be found on the "Fixtures and Results" page.
Notts A.C. Spring Spruce Open Meeting
Harvey Hadden Stadium, Nottingham - 31st March 2019
Well done to our three Track and Field athletes that represented Sutton Harriers at Notts AC's summer warm up open meeting on Sunday.
Cameron Rawson ran the 400m in 52.17 which is Cameron's 2nd fastest outdoor 400m time, a great start to the season.
Father and son duo Andy and Jordan Mitchell were also in action with Andy competing in the Hammer, Discus and Shot. Andy had a good day with a new personal best in the M60 Discus of 28.29 and was just 5cm off his best Shot Putt score from last season.
Jordan also made a good start to the season with a win in both the 110m and 400m Hurdles. Jordan has not only started the season as strong as he finished but he has also gone better with his 110m Hurdles time of 16.0s and Javelin throw of 42.21 both surpassing his best of 2018.
All three athletes will be in action again this weekend as well as a few more as the season begins to gain momentum.
Well done and good luck to all for the forthcoming season.
Results can be found at https://thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=284476&pagenum=2#SP7.26K
National Primary Schools Cross Country Championships
Prestwold Hall, Loughborough 23rd March 2019
6 members of the clubs Under 11's took part in the above championships, for most of them this will be their first time in a major championships and they produced excellent performances which will serve as useful experience in the coming years
Year 6 Girls
6th Iris Clarke 8-06
217th Ruby Vickers 10-07
295th Freya Vincent 11-08
Year 6 Boys
16th Jude Ryan 8-21
20th Jacob Nugent 8-24
209th Hugo Thomson 9-47
English Schools Cross Country Championships
Temple Newsam Park, Leeds 16th March 2019
4 Members of Sutton Harriers were selected to Represent their counties schools teams. Nathaniel Hinchley, Caitlin Elliott and Charlie Norman were all selected for the Nottinghamshire team with Adam Knights selected for Derbyshire.
Junior Girls – Notts Team 23rd
Junior Boys – Notts Team 41st
Nathaniel - 281st
Inter Girls – Notts Team 21st
Caitlin - 299th
Inter Boys – Notts Team 23rd
Charlie - 321st
Senior Girls – Notts Team 19th
Senior Boys – X
Adam - 275th (Derby Team 15th)
For full results go to https://www.esaa.net/v2/2019/xc/xc19intro.php
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