Saturday 14-Sunday 15 May 2016
The Yorkshire championships proved a very successful weekend for the group with 5 gold medals, 3 silver, two bronze and a host of pbs. Those competing on Saturday were faced with windy conditions compared to the warmer and still weather for Sunday.
Connor Milnes dominated the senior men’s 1500m, leading from the gun in a strong wind to win in 4:04.49.
Hannah Fletcher was a convincing winner in the senior women’s 3k, running a new pb to take the gold in 10:00.29.
Charlotte Slack took the bronze medal in the senior women’s 800m in 2:18.41 (with the first 4 women all on 2:18). She then ran 59.70 to finish 4th in the 400m.
Josh Walton was 5th in the U20M 1500m (the official time has not been included in the published results).
Imani Wilson also ran a pb to win the U20W 3k in 10:54.52 with Lilly Fletcher taking the silver medal in 11:01.24.
Caitlin Tevendale won her first ever individual Yorkshire medal, running 66.29 to take the bronze in the U20W 400m.
Saskia Huxham had a very successful weekend winning double gold. She won the U17W 300m hurdles with a fine time of 45.79 (the 6th fastest time in the UK) and then ran a pb of 2:14.66 to win the 800m with a strong final lap.
David Lewis was 12th in the U17M 1500m in 4:39.39.
Jodie Hill claimed the silver medal in a high quality U15G 1500m, finishing very strongly to take 2nd with a new pb of 4:56.32. Laura Trask and May Quinn both ran pbs, with Laura finishing 6th in 5:11.46 and May 10th in 5:28.48.
Tati Wilson finished 7th in the 800m final in 2:36.85. Earlier in the day, Tati had won her heat in 2:30.09 with Ellie Rogers running a pb of 2:35.97 for 4th place. Holly Booker finished 5th in her heat in 2:35.56.
Taylor Hill was involved in a fast U15B 1500m, eventually taking 5th with a new PB of 4:36.88. Ben Shaw, racing in his first ever track championships, ran well to finish 13th and improve his pb to 4:57.92.
The U13G 800m final was a high quality race with Zena Hartley taking the silver medal in a pb of 2:26.58 with Emily Hunter also running a pb of 2:35.14 for 6th place. The day before Zena had won her heat in 2:31.26 and Emily had run a pb in her heat, finishing 3rd in 2:37.40.
Photos are available here.