The track and field season drew towards a close over the weekend with the Surrey County relays and multi events championship at Sutton Arena. Herne Hill Harriers ended the summer with a medal winning flourish, with a haul of five golds, four silvers and three bronze relay team medals, while in the multi events Jess Collins placed third in the under 15 girls Pentathlon, Adam Hawkins third in the under 17 men’s Octathlon, with Thomas Ashby won the senior men’s Decathlon and Isabella Setyabule the under 17 women’s 1500m steeplechase.
Harriers under 13 boys team of Kai Broadbent, Clayton Mytil, Jaiden Kennedy and Noah Ojumu broke the championship record and also set a new club 4 x100m record of 50.47, the CBP was also smashed in the same age group 4 x 200m race, also a club age group record, courtesy of Ignatius Abebrese, Noah Ojumu, Clayton Mytil and Kai Broadbent, while the under 15 girls 4 x 300m winning team comprising Scarlett Martin, Micaella Pottinger, Mallory Cluley and Saffron Tuck set an inaugural CBP time of 3.07.16.
Although not breaking any records, Harriers under 13 girls were victorious in the 4 x 100m, where Christina Ortiz-Herrera, Shanice Daley, Jen’ae James and Faith Price clocked 54.48 and also the under 15 girl’s 4 x 100m team of Michaella Pottinger, Mallory Cluley, Cara Russell and Angel Asare whose winning time was 50.76.
All in all this was an excellent weekend for the Herne Hill Harriers athletes and the club can look forward to next season with the future prospects for all of this young talent.