Thames Valley Harriers ladies team continue to go from strength to strength with a superb team performance in the second UKWAL match at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. As usual the fantastic team spirit shone through welcoming to the team three debutants. There was also a club record and several individual lifetime best performances.
The 24 athletes picked up enough points to place 4th out of eight teams and just 1 point off 3rd place. This result, coupled with 5th place in the first match in Swansea means the squad are in a very strong position to stay in the Premier league next year, provided all goes to plan at the final match in Eton next month.
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Gateshead has always been the venue of good results for the Valley team and the traditional weekend away was dampened only by the squally and heavy rain. As usual the club spirit shone through and there were a few individual lifetime best and season’s best performances.
The team result was a good one as the team finished 4th in the match but moved up to 3rd as other teams took points from each other. Again this league has proved to be very competitive, although Woodford Green and Glasgow have pulled out a healthy lead. The Valley are now sitting in 3rd place with the other 5 teams no more than 3 points below. Continue reading British Athletics League, Gateshead – TVH Ranked 3rd overall