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CLUB CONNECT RELAY at OLYMPIC PARK Sunday 21st July

Our  U13 Girl's 4 x 100m relay Team ran at the Club Connect, Anniversary Muller Games, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday, July 21st, 2019.

They had been invited to run, as they were in the top 9 fastest clubs in the SE. The girls, Jessica Howells, Elin Roberts, Emily Hawthorn and Arabella Wilson ran into 4th place but broke the club record with an amazing 52.87. It was an amazing experience for them all.

 

ESSA 2019 Championships

GGAC SUCCESS AT ENGLISH SCHOOLS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

There were some fantastic performances by our GGAC athletes at the English Schools Championships on 11th and 12th July in Birmingham.

In middle distance, Suzy Lecoutre won gold in the Inter Girls 800m in 2.11.78 (PB). Suzy will now represent England at the Schools International Championships on 20th July.  Katie Sakaria placed 3rd In the Junior Girls 800m in 2.11.80 (PB) and Jemima Bowen came 7th in the Junior Girls 1500m in 4.40.09 (PB).

SAL 13th July

Southern Athletic League Meeting 4.  Carshalton, July 13th 2019.

 The Club's senior team managed to keep themselves well in the hunt for promotion in the Southern Athletic League when they won their fourth match of the season by more than 50 points. They were competing at Carshalton against Horsham Blue star, St Mary's Richmond and Lewes.

Vitality 10,000

A warm and sunny Bank Holiday Monday welcomed a team of 21 Gees into the capital for the ever-popular Vitality 10,000.

 

The tone for the race had been set the day before where George Dollner and Chloe Crossman had exceptional runs in their Westminster Mile races. Finishing 2nd overall in the rankings in times of 4:23 and 5:02 respectively. 

 

In the 10k, Hannah Irwin had the run of the day finishing 23rd in the ladies field in 34:59 - whilst not quite a PB, Hannah was still pleased with her performance;

 

Ranelagh Richmond Half Marathon

Sunday the 5th of May saw round 1 of the 2019 Surrey Road League kick off with the Ranelagh Richmond Half Marathon.  With the race starting at 08:30, it’s a pretty punchy start for a Sunday, but it was a beautiful morning and about 20 degrees cooler than last year’s race, game on!The race was started by our own Ben Evans, he was warmly welcomed by the waiting runners