TVH ladies – 3rd Best Athletics Team in the UK, 1st in the South of England

Thames Valley Harriers ladies are officially ranked the 3rd best athletics team in the UK and the best in the South of England, with a fantastic performance in their final UKWAL match of the season in Eton on Saturday.

The ladies finished an outstanding in 2nd on the day, behind overall league champions for the second consecutive year, Edinburgh AC, who will go on to represent Great Britain in the European Club Champions Cup next year. This result moved the team up to 3rd in the league which is a remarkable achievement, considering that this was TVH’s ladies first ever season in the top flight of club athletics. TVH took their largest ever team to a UKWAL match with 27 athletes including three U20’s making their senior debuts, all showing real team spirit, fighting for every point to be rewarded with this well-deserved result. In additional to 2nd place on the day, there were also two fantastic club records, 10 PB’s and five event wins that were backed up by a host of top three performances.

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British Athletics League,Third Match, Tooting

Following an encouraging result at the second match in Gateshead the third match proved to be one of damage limitation as the team was devastated by injury and other commitments.There were some outstanding individual performances and a number of first time appearances for athletes, which augurs well for the future.

Starting the day in 3rd place in the League the Valley men slipped to 7th place on the day and to equal 5th overall, although the points remain very tight between 3rd and 8th places as clubs again took points from each other. Continue reading British Athletics League,Third Match, Tooting