Kent Cross Country League Match 2
The clubs largest Cross Country team travelled to Tonbridge for Match 2 of the KXCL, the team included the clubs first ever scoring senior mens team.
Elena Jury highlighted the day once again with another outstanding run in the U17 womens race; 21.01min for 9th place moved her up to 8th on teh individual league rankings.
Senior Mens team combined to finish 19th overall; Outstanding effort from the team over a tough 10km course; Daniel Martin leading the team with his run of 45.30min for 180th. Scott Gillespie (51.53min), Carl Beech (60.29min) and Kevin Strachan (61.27min) completed the clubs first scoring team.
Full Results of match 2 are available here
Club Championships 2018
25 Athletes from Swale travelled to Ramsgate at the start of September to enjoy a joint Club Championships with Thanet AC (Host Team), Folkestone AC and Dover Road Runners.
As track athletes struggled with strong headwinds, the field events made the headlines with the likes of Jamie Berkman throwing a new Under 13 boys Hammer throw Club Record of 17.23m; 4m on top of his previous best.
Lexie Hammon capped a great year with another 4kg Hammer PB and CR of 29.35m while also sending the 3kg implement to 31.26m, just short of a PB.
Alfie Walach made his competition debut with an impressive string on jumps to take 2nd overall in the U11 Boys event with 3.02m
Richard Scoones cleared a veterans best in the High Jump with 1.35m, his best jump in the last 10 years.
Full Results available soon!
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- Kent Cross Country Match 3 - Danson Park, Welling, Sat 10th Nov. U13-Senior
- SWALE COMBINED AC ANNUAL PRESENTATION
Bredgar Village Hall, Saturday 17th Nov. Tickets available NOW!
- Kent Sportshall Series Match 2 - Stour Centre, Ashford, Sun 18th November.
- Kent Cross Country Match 4 - Footscray Meadows, Bexley, Sat 24th Nov (No senior womens race)
- Lee Valley Indoor Open, Lee Valley Athletics Centre, Sunday 2nd Dec. Entry Details here
Deal 5 Miler 2018
Strong performance from Elena Jury in her first 5 mile race, taking out a strong pace and finishing in a Club Recor 32.43min as the first under 21 lady (4th lady overall and 31st finisher overall).
Andrew Scoones was 32nd, also in 32.43min and Mike English was just shy of his best with 35.01min for 49th place.
Olwen Cockell ran a Masters 45 Club Record with 36.10min as she won her age group (60th overall). Mat Beech ran well to 78th in 37.53min. Mark Beech ran 39.48min in 98th place and Carl Beech ran his second fastest 5 miler ever in 43.15min for 144th.
Full Results HERE
Kent Cross Country League Match 1
Swale distance runners travelled to Nonnington for Match 1 of the Kent Cross Country League, a beautiful day at a challenging new course.
Elena Jury ran a great run in the U17s 5km to finish 13th in 22.39min.
William Fitzptrick and Callum Martin made their league debut in the u13 boys 3km. Great finishing from both as William timed 12.41min for 31st place with Callum running 13.26min in 52nd place.
Swales Senior ladies finished 12th overall in the team event as Josie Nye lead the team round the 5km race with 22.50 for 24th place. Olwen Cockell ran 24.52min for 62st place. Wendy Walach ran her first XC race in 25.06 for 66th and Lisa Berkman ran 25.33min for 72nd.
In the Mens 10k race, Daniel Martin ran well with 50.55min in his debut cross county match for 181st. While Andrew Scoones ran 47.49min for 153rd.
Match 2 is on Saturday 27th. Contact Andrew if you want to enter the team
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