Start Fitness Metropolitan League Match 5, Alexandra Palace, 9th February 2019
The Metropolitan League cross country season finished at a very windy, but not quite as muddy as expected, Alexandra Park. Although the total number of runners was down on the previous fixture at Wormwood Scrubs, there were still 441 finishers in the men’s race and 244 in the women’s race.
Congratulations to Jasmine Palmer on another great performance at Alexandra Park. She finished second in the junior women’s race but was the first under 15 girl to finish. This crowned her as Metropolitan League Under 15 champion with 399 points out of a possible 400. What makes this even more outstanding is that this is her first season as an athlete with TVH. Continue reading TVH finish Met League Cross Country season well at Alexandra Palace
British Indoor Championships – Birmingham 9th / 10th February 2019
With several TVH athletes competing at the British Indoor Championships, the best performances over the weekend came from our three medallists; gold for Zoey Clark and silvers for Rachel Miller and Amelia Strickler.
Zoey Clark comfortably progressed to the 400m final with wins in Saturday’s heat in 53.87 and semi-final in 52.62. Zoey used her indoor racing experience in the final coming past leader Laviai Nielsen in the home straight to win the title in 52.85. Zoey was particularly happy with the win giving her automatic qualification for the British team for the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Continue reading Zoey Clark wins British Indoor Title
South of England Cross Country Championships, Parliament Hill, Sat 26th January 2019
Congratulations to Charlotte Buckley on her magnificent sixth place in the Under 17 Women’s 5km race, sprinting past four athletes in the closing stages. She led the team to 6th place and was backed up with some great performances by the rest of the girls. Sarah Kebbell came away with a tremendous 19th place in her first Southern championships. Our next best position came in the Under 15 Girls race where Jasmine Palmer was also racing at her first Southern, her 25th place (2 days after the Middx Schools cross country champs) showed what great talent we have at Thames Valley. Continue reading Charlotte Buckley highest TVH finisher at Southern cross country