Scunthorpe Cross Country Meeting – 09/11/14

Posted November 13, 2014 By David Radford

greganJack Brothwell

 

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Cross Country Meeting Quibell Park Scunthorpe

Sunday 9th November 2014

 

Two of our athletes competed at the Quibell Park Cross Country meeting on Sunday 9th of November 2014.

 

Jack Brothwell was the winner of the under17 men’s race. He put in a superb run, in what was a very close race with the competitors closely bunched for most of the distance.

Gregan Clarkson, one of our most prodigious competitors took 2nd place in the senior men’s race.

   

Northern Athletics ‘Open Meeting’ – 08/11/14

Posted November 13, 2014 By David Radford

Matt (2)Holly LawrenceElliot Lawrence

 

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Northern Athletics Indoor ‘Open’ Meeting

E.I.S. Stadium, Sheffield

Saturday 8th November 2014

 

A number of our junior and youth athletes made the journey to Sheffield on Saturday 8th of November, to compete in the Northern Athletics indoor ‘Open’ meeting which was held at the E.I.S. stadium.

There were some superb performances on the day which saw the athletes achieve a host of personal bests and season’s best efforts.

Details of the performances are as follows:-

600 metres race – Under 15 boys

Elliot Lawrence finished in 3rd place in the race and he set a new PB of1:56.97s

Long Jump – under 15 boys

Elliot Lawrence competed in the event and he achieved a distance of 3.52m.

60 metres race – under 17 men

Brett Dorley took 2nd place in the race and also set a new PB of 7.76s.

60 metres race – under 20 men

Matthew Elvidge finished in 7th place in the race and he ran a season’s best time of 7.96s.

150 metres race – under 20 men

Matthew Elvidge finished in 5th place and ran another season’s best of 18.46s.

 

 600 metres race – under 15 girls

Lucy Savery took 4th place in the race and she ran a new PB of 2:02.82s.

Jodie Martin was in 5th place and she too set a new PB of 2:03.27s

Holly Lawrence finished in 7th place and she also set a new PB of 2:22.17s

   

Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champions Awards 2014

Posted November 7, 2014 By David Radford

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Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champions Awards 2014

 

The annual Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champion’s awards presentations were held on the evening of Thursday 6th of November 2014, in the Kingston Suite at the KC stadium.

Almost 300 people, athletes and their families, special guests and sporting celebrities attended the presentation night, which recognised the efforts and abilities of the enormous abundance of sporting talent within the Hull and East Riding area.

Two members of our youth team had been nominated for the Junior Girl of the Year (16 to 18) category.

Charlotte Paterson who has had an outstanding season, winning silver medals at both the English School Games and the UK school Games and gold at the Northern Championships.

Maggie Okul has also enjoyed a very successful season winning bronze at the National Championships and double gold at the Northern’s. She also set new championship best performances at both the Northern and the Humberside championships.

Maggie was the winner of the award and her friend Charlotte who would have been an equally worthy winner was the first person to congratulate her.

It was a proud night for the girls and for our club.

Great credit should go also to their coaches, Dean Lewis and Dave and Di Smith.

The photo’s show Maggie with:-  Left     Johnny Whiteley

Right  Jordan Abdull

 

   

Barton Fun Runs – Sunday 2nd November 2014

Posted November 5, 2014 By David Radford

Elliot LawrenceJessica Townsend with Steve CramEleanor Townsend (2)Holly Lawrence

 

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Barton Fun Runs – Sunday 2nd November 2014

 

This event is hosted and organised by Barton and District Athletic Club and it consists of two cross country races, one over 1000 metres and the second over 2000 metres .

They are mixed races for junior athletes of both sexes who compete against each other.

It was a windy day and the course was slow.

1000 metres race

The race was contested by 48 athletes and Kingston were represented by Eleanor Townsend and Holly Lawrence.

Eleanor finished in 3rd place and recorded a time 05:13.0s

Holly finished in 5th place and her run was timed at 05:37.0s

It was a great effort by the two girls and we are very proud of them.

2000 metres race

There were 59 contestants in this race and we were represented by Elliot Lawrence and Jessica Townsend. Jess was running her 2nd race of the weekend, following her appearance at the National cross country relays Championships on the previous day.

Elliot finished in 4th place and he ran a time of 9:48.0s

Jessica was placed 17th and her recorded time was 11:47.0s

Two more fantastic performances and our congratulations go to both of them.

 

 

   

Barton Deepdale Dash – Sunday 2nd November 2014

Posted November 5, 2014 By David Radford

Gregan Clarkson

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Barton Deepdale Dash

Sunday 2nd November 2014

 

This race is hosted and organised by Barton and District Athletic Club. It was the main event of the day and was a cross country race held over 10000 metres.

321 athletes entered the race which took place in windy conditions and the going was slow.

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club was represented by one of our prolific senior athletes, Gregan Clarkson.

Gregan ran a great race and finished in 3rd place and he recorded a time of 34:31.0s.

The winner of the race was one of our former athletes Jarratt Perkins, who now competes for Nottingham. Jarratt ran a time of 32:56.0s.

   

South Yorkshire Indoor Series

Posted November 5, 2014 By David Radford

Fabian Vidal & Connor Pickering

 

Kingston upon Athletic Club

South Yorkshire Indoor Series

EIS Stadium, Sheffield

Sunday 2nd November 2014

 

The indoor series is an annual event which is held at the impressive English Institute of Sports indoor stadium in Sheffield.

The competition consists of four meetings, which take place during November of 2014 and February and March of 2015. The athletes compete in 3 events at each meeting. Points are awarded for times achieved on the track and distances in the field events.

At the conclusion of the competition, which will be on the 8th of March 2015, gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded accordingly.

Two of our up and coming athletes contested in the under 13 Boy’s competition at the first meeting of this season, on Sunday 2nd November. Both of the boys are great competitors and have been eagerly awaiting the start of this series of competitions.

 

Connor Pickering is in his third season at our club and is competing in his second South Yorkshire indoor series. He was the bronze medallist at the 2013/2014 event and he is hoping to improve on that position.

 

Fabian Vidal is in his second season with Kingston and he is making his debut appearance in this competition.

 

Connor’s events on the day were the 60 metres sprint, long jump and shot putt. Details of his performances are as follows:-

60 metres sprint he was placed 16th out of the 25 competitors in the race and he recorded a time of 9.86s.

Long Jump he was placed 10th out of 35 competitors and set a new PB of 3.97m

Shot Putt he claimed 4th place out of 18 entrants and set another new PB       of 5.97m

 

Fabian contested the 60 metres and the 200 metres sprints and also the long jump

60 metres sprint he finished 21st out of 25 entrants and recorded a time of 10.16s

200 metres sprint he was again placed 21st out of 25 competitors and he also recorded a new PB of 33.03s

Long Jump he was placed 16th out of 35 and his best jump was one of 3.60m

 

The next round of the competition will take place at the EIS Stadium on Sunday 23rd of November 2014.

 

   

National Cross Country Relays Championships

Posted November 5, 2014 By David Radford

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Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

National Cross Country Relay Championships

Berry Hill Park, Mansfield

Saturday 1st November 2014

 

Three teams of our junior athletes represented Kingston at the National cross country relay championships. Two girls team’s one of under13yrs and the second of under15 years and a team of under15 boys.

Under 13 girls

The team was made up Ella Draper, Jodie Martin and Jessica Townsend. The girls finished 79th out of 92 entrants and they recorded a time of 26:56.45s. The day was made extra special for Jessica as she met one of this country’s athletics legends Steve Cram and had her picture taken with him.

Under 15 Girls

Natalie Bell, Connie Mae Mount and Sophie Sweeting were our representatives and they finished 49th out of 89 entrants, recording a time of 24:33.15s

Under 15 boys

This was an in-complete team of two runners Adam Egan and Matthew Elliott. They were one of 12 in-complete teams that contested this race. They finished in 4th place and returned a time of 7:39.45s

 

 

   

Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champions Awards 2014

Posted October 24, 2014 By David Radford

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Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champions Awards 2014

 

Charlotte Paterson and Maggie Okul have been shortlisted as finalists in the Mail’s Sporting Champions Awards.

They are two of the three nominees, who have been selected as finalists in the Junior Girl category (age 16 – 18)

The ceremony will be held at the KC Stadium on Thursday 6th of November. The nominees will enjoy a buffet meal followed by the presentation of the awards.

This is an honour which is well deserved by the two girls. Both have had outstanding seasons, not only in the league meetings for our club but also in the championship competitions.

Charlotte won silver medals at the English School Championships and the UK School Games and struck gold at the Northern Championships.

Maggie won bronze in the National Championships and gold at both under 17 and under 20 at the Northern Championships.

The club wishes the very best of luck to both girls.

   

Cross Country Relays – Graves Park, Sheffield

Posted October 23, 2014 By David Radford

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Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays

Graves Park, Sheffield Saturday 18th October 2014

 

Four relay teams representing Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club took part in the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays event which took place in Graves Park, Sheffield.

Athletes from every part of Northern England attended the event to represent their clubs.

Kingston sent two teams of under13 girls, one of under13 boys, and one of team of under15 girls.

The club was also represented by three incomplete teams. One was an under 15 girls ‘B’ team, the second a team of under17 men and the other was made up of one of our senior athletes and two of our youth team members. The performances of these athletes do not count in the team competition but the times recorded for their runs are included in the fastest times list and are also recorded in the Power of 10 listings.

The weather conditions on the day were good. It was dry with sunny spells.

 

Under13 Girls ‘A’ team

Abbie Haigh, who recorded a time of 6:26s for her leg of the race.

Daisy Evans who ran 6:48s.

Ella Draper who ran 6:42s

The total time for the team was 19:56s and they were placed 16th out of 41.

 

 

 

Under 13 Girls ‘B’ team

Jodie Martin who ran a time of 6:35s

Jessica Townsend who recorded a time of 8:55s

Evie Watson who ran 7:9s

The total time for the team was 22:39s and they were placed 31st out of 41.

 

Under 13 Boys team

George Nash who ran a time of 6:43s

Robert Smith who was timed at 7:00s

Joseph Seed who recorded the fastest leg of the day with an extremely impressive 5:23s

The total time for the team was 19:06s which placed them 18th out of 35.

 

Under 15 Girls ‘A’ team

Charlotte Dalton who ran her leg in a time of 8:51s

Natalie Bell who recorded 8:59s

Martha Savage who ran a time of 9:13s

The total time for the team was 27.03s which placed them 11th out of 32

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under 15 girls ‘B’ team

Amy Greenacre who ran her race in a time of 9:29s

Caitlin Hill who recorded a time of 10:10s

 

Under 17 Men’s team

Jack Brothwell who ran his race in a time of 7:59s

Connor Bingham who recorded a time of 8:02s

 

Senior Men’s team

GreganClarkson who ran his leg in a time of 11.24s

Oliver Newton who ran the course in 12:00s

Joshua Taylor-Brown who recorded a time of 11:56s

Gregan Clarkson & Josh Taylor-Brown

   

Yorkshire Veterans Championship – Cleckheaton – 12/10/2014

Posted October 16, 2014 By David Radford

John Twiddle & Darren Gibson

 

Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club

Yorkshire Veterans Championship

Princess Mary Stadium Cleckheaton Sunday 12th October 2014

 

John Twiddle and Darren Gibson, two veteran members of the ‘Hull Hammer Squad’ journeyed to Cleckheaton to compete in the Yorkshire Veterans Championship, on Sunday 12th October.

John competes in the V45 category, athletes aged over 45 but under50.Darren is in the V50 category, athletes who are aged 50 and over.

It was a nice way for them to end the season, in pleasant surroundings and welcome autumn sunshine.

John Twiddle

John won the gold medal in the hammer competition with a throw of 41.27m. He was pushed all the way by Nick Crimmen, who was throwing in his home circle, Nick also threw over 40 metres.

John also won gold in the discus, with his 2nd best throw of the season 34.04m.

He picked up his 3rd medal of the day, a silver one this time, in the shot putt competition with a throw of 11.66m. Nick Crimmen gained revenge taking the gold medal with a throw of 12.09m.

Darren Gibson

Darren won the gold medal in the V50 hammer competition, with a throw in excess of 40 metres. This was his 4th consecutive victory at the Yorkshire veteran’s championship. He also won the title in 2011/2012 and 2013.

This follows up his gold medal performance in the hammer on the 11th of May this year at the Northern Veteran’s Championship in Leigh.