Six Harriers in Notts Network team

The Worksop Harriers had six juniors involved with the Notts Network team, in the Young Athletes League track and field meeting at Corby.

The local kids took a number of personal best performances and helped the team to finish fourth overall.

Result: 1 Corby AC 359, 2 Amber Valley & Erewash 305, 3 Grantham & District AC 303, 4 Nottingham Network 300, 5 Daventry AAC 275, 6 Newark AC 194, 7 Sutton in Ashfield H. AC 183.

Under 17 men: Tom Carratt: 100m (6th, 13.7), triple jump (5th, 10.50), high jump (6th, 1.50); Ben Twiddle: 200m (6th, 25.4), 400m (3rd, 56.2), long jump( 2nd, 4.82); Ryan Page: dicus (1st, 23.42).

Under 17 and 20 women: Victoria Page: discus (1st, 21.23), shot (1st, 7.84), hammer (2nd, 31.8); Bethany Platford: long jump (1st, 4.12), 300mH (4th, 57.5); Georgina Page: discus (1st, 25.06) hammer (2nd, 27.24), shot (2nd, 8.41).

The hot weather made for very difficult conditions for the Spire 10-mile road race at Chesterfield, where, nonetheless, the Harriers contingent finished as follows:Richard Eshleby (11th, 1:07:35), Richard Hind (21st 1:11:42), John Harrison: (61st, 1:21:54).

The Harriers home race in the Notts AAA Summer League takes place at Worksop College on 17th July.

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