Sports College cleans up at this years Cross Country Championships

The athletes from William Edwards School & Sports College excelled themselves again on Tuesday 14th at Blackshot Park in the borough cross country championships winning 4 gold’s from the 6 available race categories. Both boys and girls teams ran superbly and in a display of grit and determination secured top spot retaining the overall borough championship title 2010.

Sports College cleans up at X-Country Championships

The intermediate girls claimed top spot for the second year running and Thurrock Harrier, Rebecca Barnard won the gold by a country mile!
Georgia Fraser claimed the bronze finishing 3rd and little sister Courtney was close behind taking the 4th spot. Lauren Landy finished strong to take the 6th spot and last minute recruitment Rheann Randall displayed grit and determination to finish in 11th place who was closely followed by Kirsty Highwood in 12th position. With the first 4 scoring for the team the overall total was a measly but mighty impressive 14 points to take gold, beating St Clere’s who took silver with 53 and the Convent who took the bronze with 71 points.

Three Track Stars Shine In UK Games

Hassenbrook’s Hayley McLean, running against girls a year older than her won the 300 metre hurdles in 43.09. Former Grays Convent Girl Jessica Judd won the 1500 metres by an impressive six seconds in 4.27.74 while Gable Hall’s Nancy Epsly came second in the Pole Vault with 3.30 metres.

Thurrock Schools Track and Field Champs

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 […]

Thurrock Athletes Step Up To Plate

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

LeBeau Sisters Strike Gold

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.

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