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Success at the National Inter County Championships

Claudia Lance Jones won the U17 National Inter County Championship title held at Loughborough, with a very well timed finish, and was part of the winning Surrey team.

The U15 girls also ran well well in very poor conditions with Olivia finishing 44th, Ellie  50th and Charlotte 96th.                                   

In the U13 girls race Suzie and Eliza both ran very well with Suzie finishing 14th and Eliza 49th. 

Pippa put in a fine run  to finish 24th in the U20 ladies races.

More International Honours and medals at Indoor Championships

ALEX  SHAW.  As a result of her medal winning performance at the National Indoor Championships  Alex Shaw was invited to run for England in the Home International in Cardiff in the 400m.  In a combined U20 /U18 race Alex (16) won the U18 race.

At the recent Sussex Indoor County Championships ALEX MEARNS won the gold medal in the U17 80m hurdles in a time of 9.77 secs

Success at the National Cross Country Championships!

The National Cross Country Championships were held on 25 February in Nottingham and there were some excellent results.

In the Senior women's race Suzi Monk  finished 89th ,   Yasmin Goater 167th  and  Jess Gill 294th from 788 runners. In the Junior race Pippa Monk finished 30th (148 runners).

In the U17 race Claudia Lance Jones came 5th (252 runners).

The U15 girls won team silver medal with Olivia McDonald 13th , Ellie Sakaria 20th , Charlotte Griffiths 53rd and Lola Wright 80th (426 runners).

Honours for Guildford and Godalming athletes

Congratulations to:

GEORGINA HERMITAGE on being awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours list .  This came as a result of her outstanding performances in the Rio Paralympics where she won the T37 400m and 100m gold medals.

OLIVIA OKOLI on gaining her first International vest.  She will be competing for England in Bratislava on January 29 in the 60m.  This selection comes as a result of her recent win in  the 60m the South of England Under 20  Indoor Championships .

Surrey County Cross Country Championships, 7 January 2017

Surrey County Cross Country Championships - Lloyd Park, Croydon

There were lots of very good results this weekend starting with Daniel winning the senior South of England 1500m title in a indoor PB of 3.55.91.
At the Surrey Cross Country Champs at Lloyd park Guildford came away with 4 sets of team medals, 4 indivilual medals and 6 athletes selected for the National inter counties. Results as follows:

Surrey Ladies league on the 15th October 2016 at Nonsuch Park

We had a good turn out of U13 girls with Suzi Lecoutre coming home in 3rd place followed by Millie Cant in 6th, Phoebe Matravers in 11th, Della Sakaria in 17th, Eliza Sutton in 18th, Isabel Bull in 23rd followed by Jodie M in 32nd, all in the top half of the field. The team came 2nd to Herne Hill Harriers.

In the U15 girls race, Olivia was also 3rd with Ellie 6th and a very good run by Aoife in 16th place. The team finished 3rd.

Surrey Combined Events, Steeplechases and Relay Championships

The Club had a successful weekend at the Surrey Combined Events Steeplechases and Relays Championships at Carshalton at the weekend.  Out of the six club teams entered for the relays five returned to Guildford with gold medals and one with silver and all four women's teams set Championship Best performances.  In the individual events the medal tally was three gold, one silver and one bronze and there was one Championship Best performance.

Success in Rio for Georgina Hermitage

Georgina Hermitage the Guildford and Godalming athlete representing GB in the Paralympics in Rio smashed her own world record when running in the final of the 100m T38 category on Friday. In the heats on Thursday she equalled her record with a time of 13.39 but in the final she was on fire and won in 13.13s.  She runs in the 400m final on Tuesday September 13th at 2.15 pm - not a convenient time for most people but hopefully they will show it again in the evening. and the 4 x 100m relay later this week.