Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July 2017

Eastern Young Athletes, Colchester

Our team finished second at Colchester behind Basildon.  We now lie fifth in the league with the August home match to go. We have 3 of the other top 7 teams at the match so a strong performance will be needed to make the Top Six final. Results.

Wins in the 100m for DJ Agbenu U13 13.2, Olivia Russell U17 12.7 and Iano Newbegin U15 12.6, Etienne Maughan U13was just edged out with a PB of 12.9. Lewis Smith U17 won the 200m 23.6, as did DJ Agbenu U13 27.9, Olivia Russell U17 27.5, Iona Newbegin U15 26.2 Natalie Smith won the U13 800m 2:28.7 PB. Tia Wilson won the U17 1500m 4:51.7. Etienne Maughan U13 had a clear win in the 70mH 12.0 as did Gracie Wall in the B 12.1. Dominika Domel U15 ran the fastest 75mH 12.5 PB. Stephen Simmon U15 won the 80mH 11.5, Josh Methen U17 won the 100mH 16.4. The U13 & U15 Girls won the 4x100m relays. There were high jump wins for Ashley Evans U17 1.75 & Marlon Duke U13 1.40.  Frankie Johnson won the U17 Pole Vault 4.50, Rosie Bailey U17 2.10 also won. Reon-Ashley Lewis U17 won the Long Jump 5.85 as did Dominika Domel U15 4.65. Kye Charlton Brown U17 won the shot putt 13.39, DJ Agbenu U13 7.03 & Kenyeh Soyei U15 10.91. Shahla Bah U13 won the Discus 17.50. Frankie Johnson U17 won the Hammer 26.78. Nathan Litchfield won the U15 Javelin 30.48 PB

CAU & England Champs, Bedford 3000mSC Josh Lunn 10th 9:15.90.  Marcio Fernandes Javelin.44.15. London Interclub Challenge Jack Bemedickter 400mH 59.95

BMC Regional Races, Oxford 600m Tom Powell 1:24.7, 1500m Tabatha Walford 4:38.1,

Thursday 27 July 2017

Fairlands Valley Relay Our A team of Jack Goodwin, Ben Alcock, Stan Willis, Matt Bray & Andy McMulkin won the relay. Lots of others ran as well. Results

BMC Regional, Scotstoun 5000m Will McKay 14:59.93

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Eastern Masters League, Stevenage

A mens team much weakened by the loss of athletes to the Euro Masters finished third in the match and second overall to MMKAC and so qualified for the final in September at Bedford. Some important points were gained by the “reserves”.  Results

Watford Open meeting A fast 3000m for Matt Bergin 8:01.58 and a good number of PB’s Results

Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July 2017

National Youth Development League Upper Southern Premier 2B, Tonbridge

A strong team performance by Team Bedfordshire on Sunday gave us a win in the final match 617 points to Havering’s 608 & Tonbridge’s 596.  We won the division with 23 points with Havering second on 20 points securing the single promotion spot to the Southern Premier division next year.

Results

Some good performances but not many wins on the track. Josie Smith U20 500m 2:36.4, Ben Davies U20 3000m 8:48.7, Richard Laursen U17 3000m 09:57.9. More success in the field Harrison Greenaway U17 High Jump 1.75, Frankie Johnson U20 Pole Vault 4.75, Reon-Ashley Lewis U17 Long Jump 6.08, Ite Aderoju U17 Triple Jump 10.47.

Eastern Masters Champs, Southend Results

NACHT van de Atletiek, Belgium 5000m Jack Douglas 14:36.16, Josh Lunn 14:43.29

Friday 21 July 2017 Bedfordshire AAA 10k

2nd Will Mullins 33:50, 8 Charlie Palmer M35 34:59, 13 Alan Turnbull M50 (1st) 35:12, 35 Andy Blair M50 37:46, (winning the first team) 72 Paul Wilkerson (1st)  42:26, 93 Tony Fitzpatrick M50 46:11, 111 Ruth Kerr F50 48:57

Thursday 20 July 2017

Lauren Russell broke the club record and U20 400m records running for GB in the heats of the European U20 championships in Italy 53.71 qualifying for the semi finals 54.41 and then the final where she finished fifth 53.87.

Cambridgeshire Open Meeting, St Ives Results


Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 July 2017

National Youth Development Lge Lower Southern Premier 2

Provisional results show the club as third on 481.5pts behind Reading 493.5 & Tonbridge 484. This leaves us fifth overall.  

SIAB (Schools) International, Dublin

Frankie Johnson won the Pole Vault 4.61m

UK Womens League, Division 1, Leigh

A small team went to Leigh.  Results We were eight in the match 1.5pts behind Harrow and finished eigth overall with 6 points from three matches level with Bristol & West and are relegated. It was close amongst the bottom four clubs. 6 points to 9 league points and just 32 match points. Bristol had the most match points of the four teams. Harrow and Enfield kept their places.

British Athletics League, Big Match

Competing in Division 3 we finished second (the results have been amended) and go into the final match in sixth place with a chance of avoiding relegation if we can beat Southend. Full Results

We had good results in the 1500m Matt Bergin 2A 3:56.37, Ben Davies 1B 4:00.47, 3000m Jack Goodwin 3A 8:34.31, 1B Jack Douglas  8:38.26, 3k SC Josh Lunn 1A 9:15.66, 1B Jake Barroclough 9:57.58, 4x100m 3 43.90. High Jump Scott Johnson 2A 1.95, Lee Johnson 1B 1.85, Aeden Slack 3A Shot 12.45, Richard Martin 2A Hammer 59.66 SB, Jack Wuidart 1B 45.58.


Tuesday 11& Wednesday 12 July 2017

Welsh Athletics International Cardiff

Tabatha Walford competed for the Midlands and ran a season’s best of 4:38.03

Kettering Open Meeting Some younger athletes competed Results Watford Open Meeting Results


Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 July 2017

Southern Athletics League Division 1, Chelmsford  Full Results

In another close match we were second on 193 points behind Southampton 207pts and just ahead of host Chelmsford 187 and Colchester 180.

Although short on numbers our women covered every event and the men all bar the high hurdles. The men struggled for wins on the track Jean Mozobo won the Long Jump 5.97 and the Triple Jump 12.91, Richard Martin won the hammer 58.44. Belinda Sargent won the 100mH 15.6 and Diana Chalmers won the 1500SC 5:29.5.  Emily Cartledge won the High Jump 1.60, Belinda Sargent won the Long Jump 5.00 & Triple Jump 10.85. Katie Winwood won the hammer 39.53.

BMC Grand Prix, Loughborough

Several members competed, Josh Lunn broke 4 minutes for the 1500m for the first time 3:58.91  Results

Friday 7 & Saturday 8 July

English Schools

Some excellent performances with a win for Frankie Johnson - his third on the trot. Third in the 100m for Raphael Bouju equalling the club U17 record. Third in the 1500m for Ben Davies and a long shot putt for Kenyeh Soyei for fifth breaking the club U15 record. Iona Newbegin made the 100m final & Stephen Simmons the sprint hurdles final.

Junior Boys Stephen Simmons 80m hurdles H 11.34, (Final seventh)

Junior Girls 200m H Shanae Wright 26.29, Emily Dunning High Jump 1.57, Kenyeh Soyei Shot 11.97 5th, Iona Newbegin 100m H 12.48, SF 12.56 F 12.49 7th.

Inter Boys Raphael Bouju 100m H 10.95, F 10.73 PB Third. Frankie Johnson Pole Vault 4.86 First championship best performance. Kye Charlton Brown Shot 11.38

Inter Girls Olivia Russell 100m 12.70, Tia Wilson 3000m 10:05.53, Ite Adoroju Triple Jump 10.91

Senior Boys Ben Davies 1500m H 3:57.85, 4:00.88 Final Third.

Senior Girls Octavia Cavill Shot 8.80

Eastern Masters T&F Lge, Match 3, Milton Keynes

The men’s team enjoyed a narrow win beating hosts MMKAC. We lie in first place with one match to go. Full Results

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 July 2017

Junior Athletics Gala, Mannheim

Representing Great Britain Lauren Russell was first in the 400m in a PB of 53.89

British Athletics Championships, Birmingham

400m/200m  Jodie Leslie 57.11/ 24.85, 5000m Ben Alcock 14:35.25,Rebecca Murray 16:29.11

Eastern Young Athletes League, Norwich Results

Bedford were third at Norwich on 717.5 points behind Ipswich 751 and Norwich 742.5. We now lie fourth overall on 19 points and meet two of the teams above us Havering 21 and Nene Valley 20 in the final match plus Chelmsford 18 who are a couple of places below.

Lots of fast sprints and PB’s Reon-Ashley Lewis U17 11.4, DJ Abinye U13 13.1. A PB of 4:44.1 for Zena Saez U13 in the U15 1500m, a PB for Natalie Simmons U13 in the 1500m 5:04.2. Ruby Green U13 was on top of her PB in the 75H 11.9. Frankie Johnson soared to 4.85m in the U17 Pole Vault.

BMAF Inter-Area Challenge, Solihull

Great Newham 10k, Olympic Park 16 Patrick Stuart 35:59, 18 Richard Laursen 36:39, 138 Ollie Davies U17 42:01,

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UK Womens League, Division 2, Southampton, Sunday 3 July 2016


Our senior women’s team were fifth in the second league match, just behind Milton Keynes. Southampton won the match and now lead the league with Bedford in second place.  Full results


100m 5 Mia CHAPMAN 12.69, 6 Eleanor USHER 13.23, 200m 4 Jodie LESLIE 24.78, 4 Mia CHAPMAN 25.83, 400m 2 Jodie LESLIE 55.28,

5 Rebecca BARNARD 62.73, 800m 7 Jo WILKINSON 2:27.76, 7 Kirsty THOMPSON 2:45.64, 1500m 4 Rebecca MURRAY 4:35.17,

3 Jo WILKINSON 5:02.68, 2000m SC 2 Diana CHALMERS 7:29.92, 3000m 2 Rebecca MURRAY 9:38.30, 6 Kirsty THOMPSON 11:52.40,

400 Hurdles 4 Diana CHALMERS 71.00, Rebecca BARNARD 73.38, 100 Hurdles 5 Adela HUSSAIN 16.71, 2 Belinda SARGENT 16.33,

Hammer 4 Kathryn WOODCOCK 43.27, 2 Suzy WISE 42.01, Discus 3 Kathryn WOODCOCK 42.39, 4 Suzy WISE 30.29,

Javelin 6 Emily CARTLEDGE 28.03, 4 Leanne BUXTON 24.52, Shot Putt 4 Leanne BUXTON 11.17, 3 Kathryn WOODCOCK 10.25,

Long Jump 7 Emily CARTLEDGE 5.02, 4 Adela HUSSAIN 4.98, Triple Jump 6 Belinda SARGENT 10.51, 5 Jemma EASTWOOD 8.20,

High Jump 5 Emily CARTLEDGE 1.55, 2= Adela HUSSAIN 1.55, Pole Vault 3 Jemma EASTWOOD 3.40,

4x100m Relay 3 Mia CHAPMAN Jodie LESLIE Belinda SARGENT Eleanor USHER 49.91,

4x400m Relay 7 Rebecca BARNARD, Jodie LESLIE, Charlotte BOWLING, Adela HUSSAIN 4:14.89


British Athletics League Division 2, Kingston, Saturday 2 July 2016


Our Senior Men’s team finished sixth in the 3rd league fixture just ahead of Notts AC in very poor weather conditions on Saturday.  After three fixtures we lie seventh 2 points behind Bristol & West.  Full results.

Richard Martin was our only winner in the A string Hammer throwing 59.68m.  Frankie Johnson 4.20 and Tyler Seager 3.60 took second place in the pole vault in very poor conditions.  The squad was small and athletes covered many events.

100m 7 Scott Parson 11.5, 7 Jean Mojob 11.71, 200m 7 Scott Parsons 24.41, 7 Matt Birchal 30.80, 400m 8 Matt Birchall 52.36, 5 Scott Parsons 52.58, 800m 5 Ben Davies 1:57.40, 3 Massi Dendani 1:55.63, 1500m 3 Michael Harrison 3:59.68, 3 Matt Bray 4:09.78, 3000m S/C 4 Josh Lunn 09:50.7, 3 Craig Emerson 10:49.6,3James Hoad 15:06.35, 7 Alex Bellew 16:55.11, 400m Hurdles 7 Will Forster 1:01.98, 4 Tom Roberts 1:07.47, +110m Hurdles 6 Scott Parsons 21.95, 6 Gavin Fordham 24.00, Hammer 1 Richard Martin 59.64, 4 Peter Carpenter 19.49, Discus 8 Gavin Fordham 31.78, 7 Richard Martin 26.48, Javelin 8 Gavin Fordham 34.36 6 Tyler Seager 8.80, Shot Putt 7 Gavin Fordham 9.68, 7 Graeme Packman 8.15, Long Jump 5 Jean Mojobo 6.41, 5 Gavin Fordham 5.6, Triple Jump 6 Jean Mojobo 13.24, 4 Gavin Fordham 11.35, High Jump No Height. Pole Vault 2 Frankie Johnson (u17) 4.20, 2 Tyler Seager 3.60, 4x100m Relay 7 Jean Mojobo, Matt Birchall, Ben Sturgess, Scott Parsons 52.92, 4x400m Relay 7 Michael Harrison, Massi Dendani, Ben Davies, Matt Bray 3:55.43