European Veteran Athletics Championships Izmir Turkey

Three masters ladies from Radley AC travelled to Izmir in Turkey for the European Championships and all fared well in the scorching heat, a lot of the time being 40+ in the stadium

Paula Owen W35 in her first European international championships continued her success from the nationals where she won a Bronze and a gold to produce two bronze medals, the first came in the 100m clocking a time of 13.03s then in what was a very closely fought contest in the 400mh came the second bronze with a time of 67.15s this was also a seasons best.

Ellie Triumphant at School Games!

Radley athlete Ellie Hubbert was selected to represent the Midlands at the prestigious School Games in Manchester. Competing as a T36 disability athlete she raced against athletes in other disability categories, places being decided by a points grading system. Having been disappointed by her 100m run, Ellie put all her efforts into the 200m. Despite an initial false start, and a very safe second start, she emerged triumphant, her gold medal time equating to 583 points, with the silver medal athlete some 33 points behind.

Oxfordshire Athletics Network Coaching Workshop

Date: Friday 26 September 2014
Location: Horspath Athletics Track, Oxford

The network are holding a free coaching workshop aimed at encouraging parents to get involved with coaching.

There is no commitment (other than the 1.5 hours to attend this workshop) to coach following the workshop. People who attend this course will be given information, confidence and encouragement to coach.

Please pass on to parents (and others) who might be interested.

British Masters National Championships Birmingham

Last Saturday and Sunday 3 of Radley's Masters went to Birmingham for the National Track and Field Championships, at the Alexander Stadium and between them came back with a collection of 5 medals.

On Saturday Alastair Duncan M55 competed in the 100m 13.05s and 400m, winning silver with 59.50s, then competed in the 200m on Sunday coming 5 th in 25.78s.

Lyn Ahmet W60 competed in the 100m and Long Jump on Saturday coming 5th in the 100m 17.25s and won Bronze in the Long Jump 3.33m while on Sunday she won Silver in the Triple Jump 7.24m.

English National Heptathlon Championships – Bedford 9/10 August 2014

Alice Hopkins U17 Woman

If you want the fruit to fall you have to give the tree a shake! Well with the weather forecast looking like October rather than August it was always going to be an interesting competition, on top of that could Alice shake off some of the demons from the javelin that ruined her points total from Mansfield in the English Schools in July?