BUCS Indoor Championships

BUCS Indoor Championships 17-19th February

Some of Basildon’s senior athletes who are away at university, competed in British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) Indoor Championships at the weekend.

Vicky Oshunremi was unlucky not to be able to contest the Essex Indoor Championships in the triple jump at the start of the month. The triple jump was on day two of the games;  which we all know by now day two was abandoned.  (more…)

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Midweek Magic

Midweek Magic as Basildon Shine in London
Basildon’s sprinters and middle distance athletes headed to London on Wednesday night and were rewarded with a host of personal bests for their efforts.
The sprinters were in action over 60 metres at Newham while the middle distance runners competed over 800m and 1500m at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre.
Tom Starling achieved a new best, clocking a nippy 7.15 seconds in his second 60m race over the night. Starling – who moved up to the Under 20 age group this season – came second in the graded race by 0.02 seconds and squeezed out Kent AC’s Luke Sargeant by 0.01 seconds. (more…)

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