Olympic High Jumper Ben Challenger joined students from Treetops and Beacon Hill school for an afternoon learning all about the events that make athletics the centrepiece of the Olympics.
IT MUST be hard being the smallest team at the Thurrock Track and Field Champs. Not necessarily says the PE Dept at Ormiston Park as they have some quality athletes in their squad.
THE SUN shone and the athletes turned out in their droves to compete in the Thurrock Schools Track and Field Champs at Blackshots on friday. Thurrock athletes really buck the trend: while other boroughs find it hard to muster up a team, each event in Thurrock has two athletes from each school. This led to […]
The North Stifford Ironman completed the gruelling 750m swim, 20k bike ride and 5k run in 1:14:04.
Nancy Le Beau: Long Jump; Kai Riley Laborde: Shot Putt; Robbie Clarricoats: 80 metre hurdles (Reserve); Ben Glasgow:100m; Akeem Akintokan: 200m and Linzi Boosey: Hammer.
ONE of the hardest things four developing athletes is to try and compete with athletes a year or three older than you.
However, the young charges at Thurrock Harriers put themselves up against much older athletes at the National Under 20’s League match at Ware, H
Nancy Le Beau won the A String Long Jump in a new personal best of 5.48m with sister Natalie winning the B String with a jump of 4.70m. Nancy also won the 100m in 12.9 as well as the 100m hurdles in 16.5. Natalie won the B string 200m in 27.3. Rebecca Barnard won the B String 100m hurdles attempting the higher hurdles for the first time.