IAAF WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, GUIYANG, CHINA, 29TH MARCH 2015
- Jonny Hay (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) and Phoebe Law (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) have been selected to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland in the Senior Men's and Junior Women's races.
Jonny Hay, who was the British Team captain, finished 84th with the team coming 15th. Phoebe Law was unable to participate due to illness.
SURREY BEST TIME FOR HALF-MARATHON SET BY LILY PARTRIDGE - Continuing her strong form in recent cross-country events Lily Partridge (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) set the fastest time ever by a Surrey women for the half-marathon of 70:32 in the Reading Half-Marathon on 23rd March 2015. The event was also the England Championship for which Lily was awarded the winner's medal. List of best road performances.
SCAA AGM LEATHERHEAD, 20TH MARCH 2015 - Frances Ratchford was elected as President for the year. Thanks were given to the outgoing President, Margaret Nelson, who received a Past President badge and an engraved salver. The elections of officers resulted in only a few changes. LIST OF OFFICERS.
The AGM was the occasion when Mick Firth stood down as the Manager for the Surrey Senior & Junior Men's cross-country teams. In recognition of his long service Mick was presented with a tankard.
Margaret Nelson (right) congratulating her successor Frances Ratchford.
Mick Firth with his fellow team managers.
(Left-Right): Rob Russell, Mick Firth, Frances Ratchford and Rachel Disley.
SITUATIONS VACANT - We have the following roles that will require new volunteers:- (1) SENIOR MEN TRACK & FIELD TEAM MANAGER - If you are interested then please contact Paul Eales. (2) PHOTO-FINISH - Mike Scott has stated that he will not be continuing to support the photo-finish service after the end of the 2015 season. Anyone interested in taking on this role should contact Mike for more details of what is involved.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS U17/U15 INDOOR COMBINED EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS, EIS, SHEFFIELD, 14 / 15 MARCH 2015 - Sam Talbot (Exeter H) followed-up his recent victories in the individual events championships (see item below) with a victory in the Under-17 Men's Heptathlon with a score of 4939 points. Pippa Earley (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) gained third place in the Under-15 Girl's Pentathlon with her score of 3316 points. As the 2nd placed English competitor Pippa was awarded the Silver medal. Medal winning performances by Surrey athletes.
CAU INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY, COFTON PARK, BIRMINGHAM, 7TH MARCH 2015
- Victories for Lily Partridge (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) in Senior Women's race and Phoebe Law (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) in the Under-20 Women's race. Team victory for Under-17 Women. FULL RESULTS & PHOTOS.
EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, 6/8 MARCH 2015 - Rosie Clarke (Epsom & Ewell H) - 1500m (Final: Sunday - no heats); Emelia Gorecka (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) - 3000m (Heats: Friday / Final: Saturday); Amy Allcock (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) - 4 x 400m Relay (Final: Sunday) and Morgan Lake (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC) - Pentathlon (Friday) have all been selected to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland. Emelia Gorecka sets a new Surrey Record of 9:03.97 when winning Heat 2 of the 3000m. The previous record of 9:05.12 was set by Elle Baker in 2012. Morgan Lake sets a new Surrey Record of 4527 points when finishing 9th in the Pentathlon setting 2 event PBs in the process. She set the previous record of 4448 points in January 2015. Surrey Women's Indoor Records.
Performances by Surrey Athletes.
SOUTH-EAST SPORTSHALL - REGIONAL FINAL - Congratulations to the Surrey teams: Under-13 Girls, Under-13 Boys & Under-15 Girls all won to qualify for the National Finals in April and the Under-15 Boys were 3rd.
SURREY COUNTY INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, CARSHALTON, 14/15 FEBRUARY 2015 - RESULTS. PLEASE NOTE AMENDMENTS MADE TO RESULTS 27.02.2015. All performances have now been loaded into our results database and athlete profiles have been updated. Any athlete without a profile can request one by submitting their name and date of birth to email@example.com.
NEW SURREY INDOOR RECORD FOR WOMEN'S 1500M - Competing in the Women's Mile at the Melrose Games held in New York on 14th February 2015, Rosie Clarke (Epsom & Ewell H) was officially timed at 1500m with 4:12.18 which improves the previous record of 4:1.:29 set by Charlotte Best (Crawley AC) in 2009. Rosie's finishing time for 1 mile was 4:31.78 which leaves the time of 4:31.24 by Jo White (Mitcham AC) in 1983 as the record for that event.
UK INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHEFFIELD, 14/15 FEBRUARY 2015 -
SW HIGH JUMP 2nd Morgan Lake (WSEH) 1.94m BRITISH JUNIOR RECORD.
SW TRIPLE JUMP 2nd Zainab Cessay (WGEL) 13.12m.
SW 3000M 2nd Emelia Gorecka (AFD) 9:06.27.
KEN NUNN - We are saddened to hear that Ken died on 3rd February following a long illness. He was awarded the Reg Bale Trophy (for Officials) by Surrey County Athletic Association at their March 2013 AGM, in recognition of the outstanding service that he had given to the County as a Field Official over many years. The funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Monday, 23rd February, at St Nicholas' Church, Cranleigh. There will then be a private cremation (for family only), following which those attending the service are invited for refreshments at Cranleigh Golf Club.
PETER LINDSELL 1946 - 2014 - We have been informed by Alan Dolton (Striders of Croydon) of the death of Peter Lindsell in November 2014 whilst he was on holiday in the Canary Islands. As a member of Guildford & Godalming AC, Peter won the Surrey 10,000m championship in 1981 and 1982. He also won the M40 Cross-Country title in 1986. By profession he was a demolition engineer and had considerable expertise in load testing and the demolition of complex structures and was a lecturer at Surrey University. More recently he lived near Southampton and spent a lot of time encouraging and helping young athletes at the Southampton track. Profile.
SCAN (SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER) ISSUE NO 78 - Now available for download.
WORLD AGE-17 BEST FOR INDOOR PENTATHLON BY MORGAN LAKE - Whilst representing Great Britain & Northern Ireland in the U20/U23 Combined Events International held at Nogent sur Oise, France on 24/25 January 2015, Morgan Lake (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC) set a new world age-17 best of 4448 points beating the previous best held by Carolina Kluft. This was a Surrey Indoor Record beating the previous record 4297 points set by Julia Bennett in 1998. Morgan's individual preformances were 60mH: 8.85; HJ: 1.88m; SP: 13.88m; LJ: 6.13m & 800m: 2:25.44. Surrey Women's Indoor Records.
There was a Senior Combined Events International held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands over the same weekend. Jo Rowland (Crawley AC) finished 6th with 4066 points. Her individual performaces were: 60mH: 9.02; HJ: 1.65m; SP: 13.01m; LJ: 5.69m & 800m: 2:15.83.
SURREY SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, REIGATE, 17 JANUARY 2015 - For results see Surrey Schools AA website.
Surrey Schools would like to thank all the Officials, Marshals and Volunteers who contributed in any way to making their recent Cross Country Championships a success.With approximately 1700 athletes running on the day, the cohesion between everybody was immense. Peter Shilling.
SURREY UNDER-13 / UNDER-15 SPORTSHALL 2014/15, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD 25 JANUARY 2015 - TIMETABLE. Please note that the field events for the January meeting are different from those held at the October and November meetings. The track events remain the same.
JACK HEYWOOD 1932 - 2015 - We have been informed by Herne Hill Harriers of the death on 2nd January 2015 of Jack Heywood Jnr. Jack won Surrey Cross-Country titles as a Youth in 1949 and as a Junior in 1953. He won his first international vest in 1955 when he represented GB against France over 10,000m. Further details available on Herne Hill Harriers website.
SURREY COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, LLOYD PARK, CROYDON, 3RD JANUARY 2015 - RESULTS & PHOTOS
RESPECT TO OUR TEAM MANAGERS - Surrey County Athletic Association does not accept or condone the use of offensive behaviour towards or abuse or bullying of team managers under any circumstances. Team managers are all volunteers and make their decisions on the basis of information available to them. While not everyone is likely to agree with all of their decisions they must respect them and all the hours of work and agonising that go into the difficult task these team managers carry out in the interests of encouraging athletics in the county
CARDIAC RISK IN THE YOUNG - England Athletics is publicising this charity.
CRY is a charity that was established to raise awareness of conditions that can lead to the sudden cardiac death of young people. They operate a screening programme at a number of clinics around the UK and support this with mobile units that travel to other locations.
Full information about CRY and their services can be found on their website at www.c-r-y.org.uk. Young people between the age of 14 and 35 who would like to have cardiac testing can go to www.testmyheart.org.
You can also see www.uka.org.uk/governance/health-safety/cardiac-screening-for-athletes/ for information on work being done by UKA in this area.
Following the death of a young member of Croydon Harriers, Mike Fleet has been promoting this charity for several years and anyone wishing to have copies of his photographs has been asked to make a donation to CRY. Further, he has been exchanging for donations bookmarks signed by famous athletes to raise funds for this charity. We thank those of you who have shown your support in the past.
NEW DATABASE FACILITY - It is now possible to review the performances by Surrey athletes at the Major International Championships. For example you can view all performances at the Olympic Games or finalists at the European Indoor Championships or medal winners at the Commonwealth Youth Games etc....... Click on "Results" above and then select "Major Championships". As always please let us know of any errors or ommissions. Webmaster.
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS HISTORICAL INFORMATION - CAN YOU HELP? - Keith Burchell currently holds the archives for the Surrey County AAA and Surrey County WAAA. These are far from being complete. If you have any past information such as programmes, committee minutes, championship results etc that you are thinking of disposing then please contact Keith. In particular, sets of County Championship results prior to 1980 are sought.
SURREY SCHOOLS ATHLETICS HISTORICAL INFORMATION - CAN YOU HELP? - Surrey Schools AA have had a request from Michael Stenning, as part of his family history research.
He wants to know if his aunt, Iris Marshall, won the girls hurdles at Surrey Schools T&F at Motspur Park between 1934-39.
Another request for any old programmes from Surrey Schools in the 1934-39 period, and also for 1954 Surrey Schools T&F Champs. Please contact Peter Shilling.
SURREY ALL-TIME RANKINGS - Over the past months David Cocksedge, Pete Mulholland and Keith Burchell have been compiling lists of the best performances for each of the standard track and field events for Men and Women. Further assistance has been provided by Liz Sissons, Alan Mead and Tom Pollak. The results of their efforts are now available by clicking on the "All-time Track & Field Rankings" button above. It is possible that some performances have been missed - please contact Pete Mulholland with any further performances that should be included. Performances are only eligible for athletes who were Surrey-qualified at the time of setting the performance. The names and clubs shown are those of the athlete at the time the performance was set.
RESULTS ARCHIVE- On this website you will find the results of previous County Championships. To find out what is available then click on the buttons below:-
Thanks to Don Turner, Michael Cowlard & Keith Burchell for compiling these results. Further results will be added later.
The Track & Field Championships database has recently had the complete results of the 2013 Combined Events, Steeplechases & Relays Championships plus the fullresults of the 1978 Surrey Women's Championships. If you are able to add this information then please contact Webmaster. There are over 73,000 individual performances from past Track & Field Championships stored within the database.
FORMS FOR PHOTO-FINISH, RACE CLOCK & RADIOS SCAA has (a) photo finish, (b) a race clock and (c)
radios for hire. You can download forms to book either the race clock or
the radios by clicking on the buttons below. The forms come in either MS
Word or Adobe PDF format. Please note that there are two different forms
for the photo finish - one for organisations affiliated to SCAA and one
for other organisations.