Results YDL Walthamstow

Basildon U17 had a good day

Round three of the UYDL we had a few missing people which meant there was a few gaps which might have been fill had more people been available.  The U17  men and women certainly played their part in ensuring we finished second in the match.

There was a number of personal best performances set, (these are still to be confirmed)

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Weekend Summary

Busy weekend for Basildon Athletes

Eastern athletic Association Championships took part in Cambridge on Saturday 24th June.

ESAA Multi-Events East Anglian Championships took part in Bedford over the weekend, where Basildon Ac was represented by five Athletes, Jack Broadbent, Charlotte Skeggs, Kiera Bainsfair, Joseph Harding and competing as a guest Cameron Ellis.

British Masters Championships meanwhile was also taking place over the weekend in Birmingham. Representing Basildon were Heidi Nicholas, James Everad, Jan Barnard, Clint Nicholls, Peter Everard.

Upper YDL Match on Sunday 25th June in Walthamstow.

All results will be posted when available, in the meantime some of you may fallow some of our athletes on facebook and twitter! (more…)

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Registration

Renewing Athlete Registration with England Athletics – 30 June deadline

We would like to remind Clubs and Athletes Members that we are approaching the 30 June – this is the deadline for athletes to renew their registration with England Athletics. After this date athletes who were registered for 2016-17 must have had their registration renewed, they will show as unregistered from Saturday 1 July.

Queen’s Birthday Honours for three of our athletics family

An athletics club volunteer, a seated thrower, and a coach have all been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The BEM (British Empire Medal) was awarded to Ros Cramp for services to Disability Sport and to Ron Allison for services to Athletics.  Paralympian Claire Harvey receives an MBE for services to Diversity, Inclusion and Sport.  In addition, Sport England’s CEO Jennie Price was recognised for her work.

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Report EA U23/ U20 Championships

England U23/U20 Championships Bedford

800 metre specialist Isobel Ives was battled out of the medals at this year’s England Athletics U23 and U20 Championships which took place in Bedford on the 17 and 18 June 2017.

Despite coming through her heat comfortably, in a time of 2:11.34, she was unable to match the blistering pace of Enfield & Haringey’s Isabelle Boffey who won the Under 20 Women’s 800m in a time of 2:05.87. Ives’s local rival Khahisa Mhlanga – of Chelmsford AC – finished in the silver medal position in 2:06.67 and Shaftesbury Barnet’s Ellie Baker finished third in 2:06.96.

Ives held her own in a class field, however, having returned from a strong performance at the Loughborough International in May where she ran 2:07.88 – just a fraction outside of her lifetime best. She also took bronze at the BUCS Championships earlier in the season. (more…)

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