Harriers’ famous five do club proud in Mason Trophy for Notts Schools team

Worksop Harriers youngsters representing Notts Schools
Worksop Harriers youngsters representing Notts Schools

Five Harriers were selected to represent Notts Schools in the Mason Trophy at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham.

All performed well, with three recording personal best performances.

Emily Race won her 75m hurdles (11:21, PB) and leaping up to second in the national rankings.

William Hickton set PBs in both the high jump (7th, 1.65m, PB) and the long jump (14th, 5.02m, PB), while Lucy Harrop showed improving form in the hammer (14th, 16.97m, PB).

Josh Charters (16th, 10:40.3) competed in the 3000m and James Carratt (17th, 20:39m) in the discus.

The third Notts Summer League race was held over an 5.8mile course at Wollaton Park in Nottingham.

The Harriers ladies faired best, with their senior team in second place and their veteran team fourth in their respective leagues.

The senior men’s team are 14th and the veteran men seventh.

Results: Tracey West (2nd, 40:14), Teresa McPake (4th, 41:03), Amy Fendley (14th, 43:52), Helen Broughton (28th, 45:55), Nicola Vaughan (51st, 48:31), Caroline McGinley (69th, 50:47), Cathy Mhembere (77th, 51:44), Charlotte Hewitt (78th, 51:49); Tom Shaw (21st, 36:08), Rob Roper (55th, 38:44), John Hewitt (74th, 39:59), Rob Smith (107th, 41:38), Tony Jenks (108th, 41:39), Colin Laughton (122nd, 42:20), John Harrison (133rd, 43:06), Peter Fendley (147th, 44:02), Jimmy Kelly (208th, 48:52), Dave Havenhand (210th, 48:53).

Harriers ladies also won the team prize at the Elmton Chase: Teresa McPake (2nd lady, 1st V35, 32:24), Amy Fendley (3rd lady, 35:07), Helen Broughton (5th lady, 36:00).

Results: Aaron Jackson (34:37), John Harrison (34:44), Jo McLean (36:45), Charlotte Hewitt (40:41), Sally Staveley (42:30) & Janet Chappell (46:00).