Comp round-up, 22nd-23rd Feb ’20,
Croydon Harrier Jack Ennis notched a bronze medal in the junior men’s high jump at the England indoor championships in Sheffield.
The 18 year-old cleared 2.04m to place third out of a large field of 20 competitors.
At the Spa British Indoor Championships in Glasgow, two Croydon athletes took on Britain’s best athletes.
London 2012 torchbearer Twinelle Hopeson-Moffat, was fourth in her 60m heat, while long jumper Paul Ogun leapt to a season’s best of 7.20m.
At the Southern Masters championships at Lee Valley, Mandy Rowley-Jones won the W55 triple jump.
In cross-country action, over 20 Croydon Harriers took part in the English national championships in Nottingham.
The Under 17 women’s team finished 14th in the team race, a new club best in this competition. Leanne Moore spearheaded the scoring squad in 180th, nine places ahead of Kyra Sethna-McIntosh. A closely fought battle then followed with Antara Singh (208th), Alice Maingay (224th) and Faith Chen (229th).
Jessica Moore bagged the club’s highest finish of the day with a 71st placing in the junior women’s category out of 141 finishers. Other age group leaders for Croydon included Joachim Bambury (225th, U17 Men), Adam Shew (141st, U20 Men), Holly Perks (177th, U15 Girls), Anna Corby (341st, Women) and John Millington (1176th, Men).
Glenn Barden finished 235th at the Wokingham Half Marathon on Sunday out of over 2,600 finishers. He clocked 84 minutes 41 seconds.
25 Croydon Harriers took part in parkruns on Saturday. Julian Forbes was first home at Nidda in Germany, while Isaac Flanagan was runner-up at Lloyd Park.