Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club Logo
Stevenage and North Herts
Athletics Club
Ridlins Athletics Stadium
Show Menu

News: March 2023

Nineteen SNHAC Members competed at Lee Valley over the weekend at the Hertfordshire Indoor County Championships. Between them they achieved 17 personal best performances and collected 18 medals. There were wins for U20 Isaac Whitten in the 1500m, U17 George Fifield 800m, Harrison Lund HJ, Jamie Timms SP, Lucy Baverstock PV, Fran Hart TJ and U15 Abigail Tonge PV. Also competing were U20 Jamie Joseph 200m -2nd, U17 Bailey Norton 60m PB, U15 Fred Dilley 200m PB, Alfie Jon Kenlin 60m PB, Blake Norton 60m PB, Rachel Berry HJ 3rd, Khadija Eyitayo 60m PB, Edythe Oughton PV and 60H 2nd, Gabriella Burke 200m PB, Eleanor Roberts 800m and PV 3rd and PBs in both, Esme Searle 800m 2nd and Karolina Wolowicz 800m PB. Full results on the website.

Monday 13th March 2023

Eight Stevenage and North Herts Athletes were in action at a National Level competition over the weekend. Running for Hertfordshire at the CAU Inter County Match at Prestwood Hall on Saturday U17 Athletes Thomas Cropley and William Galliford finished in 75th and 118th positions helping the Hertfordshire team to 16th place. Abigail Manson finished in 121st in the U17 Girls Team which Finish 14th. Aubrey Murray ran in the U15 Boys Team finishing in 196th place and U13 Girl Hazel Spitzer finished in 231st place with the teams finishing in 29th and 20th respectively.
In action at the England Athletics U17/15 Combined Events Championships in Sheffield. Jamie Timms finished in 10th position with PBs in five of the seven events and a PB point score of 3839. Bobby Pitman finished in 17th place with PBs in 2 events.
Rebecca Scott was also in action in Sheffield at the England Athletics Para Championships. Competing as a senior she ran the 60m in 8.76 and came second in the LJ, her best jump being 4m72.
Full results on the website.

Seven SNHAC athletes took part in the Eastern Champs at Lee Valley over the weekend.
Dropping down to the 200m for some speed training, Jess Astill came third in the U20 200m running 25.97 in the heat and 25.38 in the final. U20 Jamie Joseph reached the final of his 200m with a heat time of 23.73 but withdrew from the final due to illness. U20 Annabel Howells was fifth in the 400m in a time of 59.69 and Harrison Lund was joint fourth in the U17 HJ clearing 1m53. Also competing were Georgia Sutcliffe 300m, Edythe Oughton 60H, LJ and SP – PBs in the LJ and SP and Rachel Berry in the HJ.
Competing in Wales at Vault Cardiff were seniors Sam Meyler and Shannon Rapacchi. Sam cleared 4m13 and Shannon 3m33. Shannon recently snapped her competition pole so is getting used to different size poles while a replacement is acquired.

Thanks to Michael Joseph for the pictures.