Cheyanne PB’s on GB debut! Plus Comp-round-up 19-20th March ’22
Croydon Harrier Cheyanne Evans-Gray ran a lifetime best on debut for Great Britain at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade.
The 23 year-old ran 7.19secs in her semi-final to finish fifth, having earlier came through the Heats in 7.30secs. The time is also a club record.
At the Downs League, Kyron-Bailee Burke won gold in the Under 15 boy’s races at the conclusion of the four race series held at Epsom Downs. It is the 14 year-old’s first individual gold medal as a Croydon Harrier. There were seven other Croydon Harriers also in action.
In road running action Madeleine Armstrong-Plieth was a bronze medallist at the Twin Lakes 20 mile road race at Milton Keynes in 2:26:05, while Jacob Armstrong-Plieth was fifth M40.
At the Hastings Half Marathon, Glenn Barden (107th, 89:08), Marcos Palomares-Conde (115th, 89:30) and James Moore (163rd, 92:59) all packed well. Aida Palomares-Dominguez was 7th in the Under 13 girl’s mini mile race in 8:23.
Colin Oxlade was 1st M60 in the Great Yarmouth 10k in 45:34, while Nicola Meheran was 97th Brit out of 251 at the New York Half Marathon, finishing in 1:48.48.
In parkrun action, 40 Croydon Harriers were in action with 22 at Dulwich, with Phil Symonds 3rd and Laura Marshall 6th in their respective categories. Brendan Murphy was 1st home at Riddlesdown and David Brown matched that feat at Holy Cross in Northern Ireland. Holly Smith was runner-up at South Norwood and Douglas Aikman was third at Cyclopark in Kent.