European Athletics Indoor Championships

There’s nothing much more to say that hasn’t already been reported about Katarina’s achievements of late, simply awe-inspiring stuff and a real credit to the club and her coach Mike Holmes.

In case you missed it, Kat won the gold medal in the Pentathlon at the European Indoor Championships in Prague this weekend, set a new British Record for the event (smashing Jessica Ennis’ previous best) and was less than a second away in the 800m from breaking the World Record. She finished with a total points score of 5000pts, the second highest mark ever recorded and a mere 13 points away from the World Record.

Results can be found HERE.

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Inter Counties Cross Country Championships

Contratulations to Niamh Donnelly, Katie Miller, Ella McNiven and Emma Gordon, the Merseyside U13 Girls Team who won the Inter Counties Championships on Saturday at Cofton Park, Birmingham. The team consisting entirely of Liverpool Harriers took first place by 4 places, a great achievement girls, well done.

Full results are available HERE and a summary of Harriers’ results are below.

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Senior Men
12th – Daniel Cliffe
196th – Laurie Luscombe

Senior Women
228th – Hannah Traynor

U20 Men
26th – Richard Evans
172nd – Jonathan Mullen

U17 Men
65th – Thomas Rogerson

U15 Boys
11th – Joe Ford
189th – Max Brame

U15 Girls
37th – Lucy Miller
48th – Jessica Cook
54th – Faye Ireland
65th – Bethan Strange
66th – Emily Gray
182nd – Millie Raine

U13 Boys
243rd – Sam Flaherty

U13 Girls
18th – Niamh Donnelly
21st – Katie Miller
23rd – Ella McNiven
38th – Emma Gordon

Trafford 10K

The popular Trafford 10K took place in Partington on Sunday, and despite a very wet day it was good to see the return to racing of Jonny Mellor who placed 9th after a long spell on the sidelines though illness.

Full results available HERE.

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Harriers’ Results
9th – Jonny Mellor – 30:04
128th – Jack Atkins – 34:26 (PB)
152nd – Gareth Howell – 35:15
153rd – Matthew Bond – 35:16 (PB)
182nd – Anthony Wilcox – 36:26
184th – Liam Walsh – 36:27
188th – Luke Jockins – 36:28
204th – Sophie Whiteside – 36:59
313rd – Vicky Unsworth – 40:29 (PB)

Irish Inter Club Cross Country Championships

Well done to Liz Egan who finished 8th in the Irish Inter Club Cross Country Championships last Sunday at Kilbroney Park, Co. Down.

This was Liz’s first finish in the top ten in the event. Full results can be found HERE.

St. Helens 10K

Congratulations to John Ashcroft who took the win at the St Helens 10K on Sunday. John finished in a time of 32:36, nearly a minute clear of 2nd place.

Results are HERE.

Wrexham Marathon

Well done to Peter Simpson who was 2nd V65 in the Wrexham Marathon on Sunday in a time of 3:46:04. Results are HERE.