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Surrey County Relays and Multi-Event Championships 7th & 8th Sept 2019

Surrey County Relays and Multi-Event Championships 7th & 8th Sept 2019

GGAC U13 Girls A Relay Team won bronze in a closely run 4 x 100m Relay Championship race on Saturday, their time was 54.05. Our B Team came 6th.

Also on Saturday Jack Westerman came second in the U15 Pentathlon winning a silver medal with 2222 points.

On Sunday U17 Bryony Bovell came second in the Heptathlon winning a silver medal with 3925 points.

The Müller British Athletics Championships and World Championship Trials - Birmingham

Following successful performances over the past year, a number of GGAC athletes were invited to the Müller British Athletics Championships and World Championship Trials in Birmingham.

Continuing her successful season, Jasmine Mitchell competed in the 400m hurdles in her first senior British Championships. Jasmine finished 7th in her heat as an u23, in a time of 62.89.

Southern Athletics League Promotion

This season Guildford and Godalming senior team have been taking part in the Southern Athletics Division 3 East League. We have competed-in 5 fixture around the South East.  We have competed in all track and field events and gained excellent match points and match wins during the season.  Many athletes have gained season and personal bests during these matches.  We have seen athletes take part in the competition for the first time (stepping up to senior level when they are only U17 or U20), also helping the team but taking part in other events.

Milton Keynes 5000

Last month Milton Keynes once again played host to a great evening of 5000m racing, incorporating the English National Championships and there were a few Guildford & Godalming runners on hand to test themselves over 12.5 laps of the track. 

In race number 9, George Dollner delivered another PB this year, taking 3 seconds off his (road) PB set in February at Armagh to dip under 15 minutes again, clocking 14:55 for 9th place. 

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.

Please click on the link to see the video of the relay.

ESAA 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).