Middlesex Indoors Championships, Lee Valley 16th – 17th March 2019
Well done to all the TVH athletes that competed the Middlesex Indoor Championships at Lee Valley. U15 Boys – two of our athletes are now at the top of the 2019 UK age group rankings, Reece Earle is ranked 1st in the 60m (7.11 secs) and also 4th in the 200m (23.46 secs), Noor-Eldin Mahmoud (below) is ranked equal 1st in the high jump (1.83m).
Congratulations to Abdi Mohamed (U20 800m), Florian Vogel (SM 60m), Reece Earle (U15 60m and 200m), Mohamed Boumaraf (U15 300m), Noor-Eldin Mahmoud (U15 HJ), Angelita Broadbelt-Blake (SW 60m Hurdles), Angela Barrett (SW Triple Jump), Ruth-Ann Otaruoh (U17 Triple Jump), Hannah Hall (U20 200m) and Laurence Owen (SM 60m) on their Gold medals. Continue reading Middlesex Indoors – Reece Earle and Noor-Eldin Mahmoud top national rankings
North West London Young Athletes Cross Country League
The final two fixtures of the young athletes cross country league took place at Hampstead Heath Extension on 16th February and Wormwood Scrubs on 2nd March. The Valley won three team trophies in the league. The Under 15 Girls; the Under 17 Women and the overall Women/Girls award.
Individual League Season awards (best 4 results) – Congratulations to;
Under 11 Boys – 1st Reggie Rock, Under 11 Girls – 2nd Skye Bishop, Under 13 Girls – 4th Anna Kelly, 5th Maya Sutaria, Under 15 Girls – 5th Lily Dafter, Under 17 Women – 2nd Melina Duer, 3rd Niamh Murphy, 5th Capucine Rousset Continue reading Great finale to Young Athletes cross country league at the Scrubs
National Cross Country Championships, Harewood , Leeds Saturday 23rd February 2019
A large group of TVH athletes and supporters set off early from London to compete in the English National Cross Country Championships in the grounds of Harewood House near Leeds. Antonio Silva had a great run in the men’s 12km race finishing 15th out of 2,000 runners and just 3 seconds off 10th place in a close finish. Next home for TVH was Chris Smith in 92nd, closely followed by Hugo Cayssials in 110th , Conor Kissane-Wood in 129th , Rob Collins 144th and James Ellis 155th the team finished an excellent 11th place and 2nd London team. Continue reading Antonio Silva leads great TVH team result at National Cross Country
Rachel Miller, Pippa Rogan and Reece Earle have all been in sparkling form indoors, continuing to improve their indoor club records. Rachel ran 7.19 secs in the 60m at the Birmingham Grand Prix on 16th Feb and Pippa cleared 1.83m in the high jump at an event in the Czech Republic on 1st Feb and then 1.84m in Athlone, Ireland on 13th Feb.
Good luck to Rachel, Zoey Clark and Amelia Strickler representing GB at the European Indoors in Glasgow starting on Friday 1st March.
England U15 / U17 /U20 Indoor Championships, Sheffield 23rd & 24th February 2019
Congratulations to Reece Earle and Toni Ademuwagun for winning performances at the National Indoor Championships in Sheffield.
Reece ran a new pb of 7.12 secs in the semi-final of the U15 Boys 60m (improving his recent club record) before winning the final in emphatic style in 7.16 secs. Reece also finished 3rd in the 200m in a new pb of 23.53 secs. Continue reading Reece, Pippa and Rachel continue record breaking form indoors
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