Great TVH performances and turnout at Home Met League cross country

Start Fitness Metropolitan League Match 4, Wormwood Scrubs  12th January 2019

TVH hosted the 4th Start Fitness Met League fixture on a dry breezy day at Wormwood Scrubs and for the second successive year there was a record number of competitors with 1,243 runners finishing;  119 Under 11s, 118 Under 13s, 157 Under 15s & Under 17s,  293 in the women’s race and 547 in the men’s race to be exact!  The event has grown rapidly in recent years, alongside the popularity of parkruns;  there were 80% more young athletes,  80% more women and 50% more men competing compared to the corresponding fixture at  the Scrubs in 2015.  With very little rain in the 2 weeks before the event, the Scrubs was mostly dry, making for some fast races.

Men’s Race – with an excellent turnout of 33 TVH men the team performed very well in both the Div 1 senior competition and the veteran competition, finishing 3rd senior team and 5th veteran team in Div 1 . We had 12 men in the top 85 including veteran athletes Andrew Mitchell and Naol Abagibe with Gordon Low the first over 50 in an impressive 130th place.   Continue reading Great TVH performances and turnout at Home Met League cross country

Middlesex Cross Country Championships, Greenford Sat 5th January 2019

It was a fantastic day for TVH at the Middlesex County cross country championships at Greenford  on Saturday 5th January. Hugo Cayssials led the way in a great win for TVH men’s team and Steph Ainley helped the TVH women to 3rd place. There were great performances from our young athletes as well including a win for Molly McCormack in the U11 Girls race, 2nd place for Jasmine Palmer  in a close finish in the U15 Girls race, 3rd place for Sarah Kebbell in the U17 Women and a strong finish from Cameron McConnon getting up in to the medals for 3rd place in the U13 Boys race.          Continue reading Middlesex Cross Country Championships, Greenford Sat 5th January 2019

Club Records for Jack Hatton and Reece Earle at Track Academy Indoor Sprint Challenge

Connie Henry’s Track Academy hosted their annual indoor meeting at Willesden Sports Centre on Sat 22nd December comprising two rounds of 60m and 60m hurdles. With many TVH athletes competing, the outstanding performances of the day came from Jack Hatton and Reece Earle.    Continue reading Club Records for Jack Hatton and Reece Earle at Track Academy Indoor Sprint Challenge

Cross Country News & Results

  1. Cross Country Results round-up

Congratulations to all of our young athletes who competed for Middlesex at the South of England Inter Counties championships at Oxford on Saturday 8th December, especially those making their county debuts. The performance of the day came from Charlotte Buckley,  6th place in the U17 Women’s race and second scorer in the winning Middlesex team.   The Southern Masters championships also took place at Oxford with Steve Norris the highest placed finisher of the TVH athletes taking part.

Start Fitness Metropolitan League Fixture 3, Hillingdon, Saturday 1st December 2018

It was an eventful afternoon for TVH athletes in the 3rd Met League fixture at a wet and muddy Hillingdon House Farm course, with a crossing of the River Pinn making it even wetter.   Our best result came in the Girls U15 / U17 race with Charlotte Buckley in 2nd place, Sarah Kebble on her  Met League debut in 4th and Jasmin Palmer first U15 in 5th place with Melina Duer last scorer in 24th place with Niamh Murphy just behind her leading the ‘B’ team.    Continue reading Cross Country News & Results

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