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ELLIE BONGERS - It is with great sadness that we learn of the death, following a car accident, of Ellie Bongers. She died on Christmas Eve and her son Joseph, aged 15 months, is critically ill in a hospice where Nigel, Paula and Hannah are currently staying. Ellie won the Surrey Under 17 Cross Country Championship in 1993 and came 11th in the Schools National X Country Champs. In recent times in her 30's she had resumed running a few times a week & recently competed in a 10k. Her partner Richard survived the crash with a fractured hand and was very brave as the car caught fire but he got them out despite his clothes being alight - unfortunately it was to no avail.

Nigel has said "There have been amazing tributes to Ellie from the headmaster at the comprehensive where Ellie taught - to view look at www.thisoxfordshire.co.uk/news/4828501 and the pupils set up a facebook page Ms Bongers Appreciation."
ANDY GLOVER - Andy Glover, one of Surrey's most respected officials, died after a long illness on December 5th, aged 72.
Andy, who was a member of Croydon Harriers, served as Surrey president in 2000, but was best known as an indefatigable starter officiating at meetings from school and club up to international level. It was not unusual for him to be out starting meetings up to 14 days on the trot during the hectic summer season partly because he frequently came to the rescue of clubs struggling to find a starter for their meetings. He was favoured by timekeepers because he made up his own ammunition and was able to provide a good visible signal.
His daughter, Sharon, represented Surrey over 400m and 400m hurdles and won four county titles in the 1980's. His son, Gavin, competed over 800m/1500m and High Jump in the County Championships in the 1980's.
Initially, Andy was a coach, and at one time advised Jeina Mitchell and Julie Mitchell (no relation). Apart from his involvement with Surrey County he was also officials secretary for the Surrey Schools Athletics Association and the UK Women's League. He was also a former member of England Athletics' London Regional Council.
Despite his serious illness, Andy continued to take an interest in athletics and even attended the county championships at Kingsmeadow in the summer. He also chaired the championships sub-committee and managed to attend a meeting for the final time in July.
"Andy was a popular and highly respected official and starter with a dry sense of humour. He clearly loved his involvement with our sport and made many friends through it. With his sad passing Surrey and the wider sport of athletics has lost a dedicated and hard-working servant," said Surrey president Tom Pollak. "Our sincere sympathy goes to his partner Joan, his daughter Sharon and all of his family."
The funeral was held at Leatherhead Crematorium at 3:30pm on Thursday, 17th December 2009 with around 200 people in attendance.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES, 12 DECEMBER 2009- Results of the Surrey Ladies Cross-Country League are available: RESULTS (updated 22.12.2009).
EUROPEAN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, DUBLIN, 13 DECEMBER 2009 - Congratulations to the three Surrey athletes who represented Great Britain & Northern Ireland. Benedict Whitby (WSEH) was the fourth scorer in the Senior Men's race where he finished 27th and the team was 2nd. Lily Partridge (AFD) placed 39th (6th Briton) in the Junior Women's race with the team coming 2nd. Johnny Hay (AFD) was 23rd (6th Briton) in the Junior Men's race with the team finishing 1st.
U13/U15 SURREY SPORTSHALL, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD, 29 NOVEMBER 2009 - RESULTS (revised 03.12.2009).
JEFF FENGE 1946 - 2009 - Jeff Fenge of Hercules Wimbledon AC died on 6th November 2009 following a heart attack. He was a regular competitor in the Surrey Championships during the 1970s. His main event was the Pole Vault where his best performance was 4.80m achieved in 1975.
SEAA INTER COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY, PARLIAMENT HILL, 21 NOVEMBER 2009- Congratulations to the following Surrey medal winners:-
Tom Holden (1st U13 Boys), Ian Bailey (1st U17 Men), Lucy Drummond (2nd U13 Girls), Peter Chambers (2nd U15 Boys), Katie Snowden (3rd U17 Women) and Catherine Taylor (3rd U20 Women).
In the team events Surrey finished in the following positions:-
1st - Under 17 Women & Under 20 Women
2nd - Under 13 Girls, Senior Women, Under 13 Boys & Under 17 Men
3rd - Under 15 Girls & Under 15 Boys
Performances by Surrey team members. NOTE. Not all results have been received.
INTER-COUNTY SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY, STOKE, 21 NOVEMBER 2009- Report, Results & Pictures.
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE 2009- Following a review of the participating athletes' eligibilities the final results have been revised (20.11.1009).
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES, 14 NOVEMBER 2009- Results of both the Surrey Ladies Cross-Country League and the Sweatshop Surrey Cross-Country League are available: RESULTS.
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETIC NEWS (SCAN) ISSUE 61 - NOVEMBER 2009 - Now available for Download.
U13/U15 SURREY SPORTSHALL, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD, 25 OCTOBER 2009 - RESULTS.
ALF WOODS - Alf Woods of Epsom & Ewell Harriers passed away, aged 81, during the past week after a long battle with Leukaemia. He was an accomplished thrower in his younger days but later he took up the Pole Vault. He was still clearing 3 metres when he was 65 and became World Masters Champion in 1995. His last Surrey title was achieved in 2007 when he won the Surrey Vets M75 Pole Vault.
SURREY VETS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, RICHMOND PARK, 17 OCTOBER 2009- RESULTS.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES, 10 OCTOBER 2009- Results of the races organised by Reigate Priory AC are available on their website. Division 2 results. Divisions 3 & 4 results.
BRUCE JUDD JUNIOR CROSS COUNTRY RELAYS, STOKE PARK, GUILDFORD, 3 OCTOBER 2009- RESULTS
SURREY COMBINED EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS, BROADBRIDGE HEATH, HORSHAM, 12/13 SEPTEMBER 2009
Competitors in the Under 13 Girls Pentathlon.
Competitors in the Under 15 Girls Pentathlon.
Medal winners - Under 13 Boys Pentathlon
Medal winners - Under 15 Boys Pentathlon
All finishers - Under 17 Men Octathlon
Photographs © Mike Fleet 2009
NOTE. Anyone wanting copies of any of the photos taken by Mike at this weekend should contact him by E-mail.

COMBINED EVENTS RESULTS (97k Excel) NOTE. Masters result added 18.09.2009. STEEPLECHASE RESULTS (14k Excel).
SURREY ROAD RELAYS, WIMBLEDON PARK, 12 SEPTEMBER 2009- RESULTS. Best performances 1998-2009. REPORT.
IAAF WORLD HALF-MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS, BIRMINGHAM, 11 OCTOBER 2009 - Congratulations to Phil Wicks (Belgrave H) who has been selected to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland.
UK SCHOOL GAMES, CARDIFF, 5/6 SEPTEMBER 2009 - Congratulations to the following Surrey athletes who have been selected to represent their school's region:-
Representing East England - Jonathan Ilori (TJ);
Representing London - Blade Ashby (HJ), Lewis Lloyd (800m), Liam White (1500m), Hannah Edwards (800m & Relay);
Representing South East England - Julien Allwood (TJ), Joshua Grace (3000m), Rikkie Letch (800m), Elliot Safo (LJ), Sarah Abrams (TJ), Amy Allcock (300m), Laura Burke (300H & Relay), Funto Fabunmi-Alade (200m & Relay), Emelia Gorecka (3000m), Georgia Peel (1500m), Adelle Tracey (800m);
Representing South West England - Charlotte Kanini-Parsons (JT).
RESULTS
GIRLS: 200m 2h1 Funto Fabunmi-Alade 25.36; 800m 2nd Adelle Tracey 2:11.34, 4h1 Hannah Edwards 2:19.08; 1500m 1st Georgia Peel 4:21.99; 3000m 1st Emelia Gorecka 9:46.25; 300mH 1st Laura Burke 44.02; TJ 3rd Sarah Abrams 11.69/+1.7; JT 5th Charlotte Kanini-Parsons 33.98m
BOYS: 800m 5th Lewis Lloyd 1:59.82; 1500m 1st Liam White 4:00.84; 3000m 7th Joshua Grace 8:56.14; HJ 11th Blade Ashby 1.75m; LJ 1st Elliot Safo 6.93/+2.1(6.76/+0.6); TJ 1st Julien Allwood 14.47/+0.9, 4th Jonathan Ilori 13.84/+0.4
SEAA U15/U20 INTER COUNTIES TRACK & FIELD, WATFORD, 30 AUGUST 2009- RESULTS
Surrey Under 15s - Boys =1st, Girls 9th, Combined 4th.
Surrey Under 20s - Women 2nd, Men 2nd, Combined 2nd.
SURREY 10,000M TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS, TOOTING BEC, 29 AUGUST 2009 - Result: 1 Jonathan Brine Walton 35:04.90; 2 Rajdave Singh HHH 35:48.99; 3 James Ward HHH 36:19.13; 4 Andrew Taylor 37:27.11; 5 Tony Harran HHH 37:46.79; 6 Andy Lea-Gerrard HHH 54:55.8.
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BERLIN, GERMANY, 15TH-23RD AUGUST 2009- Congratulations to Martyn Rooney (Croydon Harriers), Joice Maduaka (Woodford Green with Essex Ladies AC) and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey (Sutton & District AC) who have been selected to represent GB&NI and to Ryan Moseley (Shaftesbury Barnet) who has been selected to represent Austria.
Martyn has been selected for the individual 400m and the 4x400m relay. Joice and Harry are in the respective 4x100m relay squads.
15.08 Day 1 - 100m 4h6 Ryan Moseley 10.58/-0.8.
18.08 Day 4 - 400m 3h7 Martyn Rooney 45.45. Qualified for semi-finals.
19.08 Day 5 - 400m 7h2 Martyn Rooney 45.98.
21.08 Day 7 - 4x100m 1h2 GB Men 38.11 - Harry Aikines-Aryeetey ran 4th leg.
22.08 Day 8 - 4x400m 3h1 GB Men 3:02.04 - Martyn Rooney ran 4th leg.
HARRY AIKINES-ARYEETEY WINS BRONZE MEDAL
22.08 Day 8 - 4x100m 3 GB Men 38.02 - Harry Aikines-Aryeetey ran 4th leg.
MARTYN ROONEY WINS SILVER MEDAL
23.08 Day 9 - 4x400m 2 GB Men 3:00.53 - Martyn Rooney ran 4th leg.
ENGLAND U15/U17 COMBINED EVENTS, BIRMINGHAM, 15/16 AUGUST 2009- Congratulations to Jacob Paul (Epsom & Ewell H) who finished 2nd in the under 15 Boys pentathlon with a score of 2930pts.
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE - Following the 2XU Belgrave Bolt 5k held on 9th August 2009 the final positions in the Surrey Road League are available. (Updated 15/09/2009).
SENIOR 8 COUNTIES, CHELMSFORD, 9 AUGUST 2009 - Surrey Men were 2nd and Surrey Women were 3rd. Surrey performances & Team Scores(revised). NOTE. Team scores revised and Women's Javelin performances now included (11.08.2009).
ENGLAND U17/U15 CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEDFORD, 8/9 AUGUST 2009 - Surrey athletes win 21 medals (5 Gold, 9 Silver & 7 Bronze). Our champions were Julien Allwood (U17M TJ); Omari Carr-Miller (U15B 400m); Peter Chambers (U15B 3000m); Georgia Peel (U17W 800m) and Jahisha Thomas (U15G LJ). Surrey medal winners.
WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS, LAHTI, FINLAND, 28 JULY/8 AUGUST 2009- Congratulations to the following Surrey athletes:-
Kimberley Rothman (WSEH) 1st W40 Pentathlon.
Dave Taylor (B&B) 3rd M45 5000m.
Camilla Thrush (K&P) 2nd W40 Weight Throw and 3rd W40 Weight Pentathlon.
Mark Wiseman (Belg) 2nd M40 Shot Putt, 2nd M40 Discus and 3rd M40 Throws Pentathlon.
Masakatsu Kondo (HHH) 2nd M45 Long Jump.
Ros Tabor (Dul R) 3rd W55 5000m.
Vilma Thompson (Belg) 2nd W55 Shot Putt and 2nd W55 Throws Pentathlon.
Kwei Sankofa (HHH) 2nd M50 400m.
Mike Small (Swindon) M55 2nd Throws Pentathlon.
Terry Bissett (E&E) 3rd M65 400m.
SURREY 5K ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON, 9 AUGUST 2009 - Individual Results. Team Results.
STEPHEN INSTONE 1955 - 2009 - We are saddened to learn of the death of Stephen Instone who drowned whilst on holiday in July this year. He had been a member of Ranelagh Harriers for 34 years and was a regular competitor in the Saturday morning parkrun events. A memorial service is to be held at All Saints Church, East Sheen on Tuesday 11th August 2009 at 1pm. For further information see the Ranelagh Harriers website.
U17 INTER COUNTIES TRACK & FIELD, K2 CRAWLEY, 2 AUGUST 2009- Congratulations to the Surrey U17 Men who won their fixture. Unfortunately the U17 Women's team suffered from a number of withdrawals and finished 8th. U17 Men results (596k xls). U17 Women results (557k xls).
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE - Following the Elmfield 10k held on 26th July 2009 the positions after five events in the Surrey Road League are available. (Updated 01/08/2009).
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER - August 2009 - SCAN 60 now available.
CAU INTER COUNTIES TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 24/25 MAY 2009 - Surrey Men now confirmed as winners by 1 point ahead of Essex. With the Women coming 2nd Surrey were first overall. RESULTS (revised 31/07).
U23/U20 COMBINED EVENTS INTERNATIONAL, WATFORD, 25/26 JULY 2009- Jasmin Dotzek (Crawley AC) finished 6th (2nd Briton) in the U20 Heptathlon with a score of 4558 points. Her performances in the individual events were: 100mH 15.47/+1.8; HJ 1.55m; SP 9.58m; 200m 26.42/+2.0; LJ 5.10m/+0.5; JT 29.66m; 800m 2:23.31.
U13 INTER COUNTIES TRACK & FIELD, KINGSMEADOW, 26 JULY 2009- Results are available at www.u13ic.org.uk.
JOHNNY HAY WINS UK UNDER 20 3000M BRONZE- The UK U20 3000m championship was held at Crystal Palace on 25th July 2009 in conjunction with London Grand Prix. Johnny Hay (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) finished 3rd in a personal best time of 8:17.17.
EUROPEAN YOUTH OLYMPICS, TAMPERE, FINLAND, 18-25 JULY 2009- Congratulations to Adelle Tracey (Guildford & Godalming AC) and Laura Burke (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC) who have been selected to represent GB&NI in the 800m and 400m Hurdles respectively.
Tuesday 21st July:- Adelle Tracey fininished 2nd in the 1st of 3 heats of the 800m with a time of 2:10.93 to qualify automatically for Friday afternoon's final..
Wednesday 22nd July:- Laura Burke finished 3rd in the 1st of 2 heats of the 400m Hurdles with a time of 60.75 to qualify automatically for Thursday afternoon's final. THIS IS A NEW SURREY RECORD. U17 Women Surrey Records.
Thursday 23rd July:- Luara finished 6th in the final of the 400m Hurdles with a time of 61.65.
ADELLE TRACEY WINS 800M SILVER MEDAL
Friday 24th July: Adelle finishes second in the 800m Final with a time of 2:09.92.
EUROPEAN U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS, NOVI-SAD, SERBIA, 23-26 JULY 2009- Congratulations to Kola Adedoyin Sutton & District AC) who has been selected to represent GB&NI in the Triple Jump.
Thursday 23rd July: Kola Adedoyin jumped 15.39m/-2.1 in the qualification round. He missed out on qualifying for the final by 6cm.
SCHOOLS TRACK & FIELD INTERNATIONAL, ANTRIM, NORTHERN IRELAND, 18 JULY 2009- The following performances were achieved by Surrey athletes :-
Amy Allcock (AFD) 1st 300m 39.08; Katie Snowden (HHH) 1st 800m 2:08.18; Georgia Peel (AFD) 1st 1500m 4:26.96; Emelia Gorecka (AFD) 1st 3000m 9:34.17; Julien Allwood (HHH) 1st 14.45m.
Ruth Haynes (AFD) 2nd 3000m 9:53.14.
Funto Fabunni-Alade (HHH) 3rd 200m; Elliott Safo (Croydon) 3rd Long Jump 6.69m.
Amelia Richards (Sutton) 5th Long Jump 5.26m.

EUROPEAN U23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAUNUS, LITHUANIA, 16-19 JULY 2009- Congratulations to Jade Nicholls (Shaftesbury Barnet H) and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey (Sutton & District AC) who have been selected to represent GB&NI in the Discus and 100m respectively.
Thursday 16th July:- Jade Nicholls threw 51.64m in the Discus qualification to qualify for Friday's final. In winning the first of three heats of the 100m in 10.32/-1.3 Harry Aikines-Aryeetey was the fastest qualifier for Friday's final.
HARRY AIKINES-ARYEETEY IS EUROPEAN CHAMPION
JADE NICHOLLS WINS BRONZE WITH FINAL THROW

Friday 17th July: Harry Aikines-Aryeetey won the 100 metres final with a season's best performance of 10.15/+1.5. He headed a British 1-2-3. With her final throw, a personal best of 54.44m, Jade Nicholls moved up from 4th to the 3rd place.

UK CHAMPIONSHIPS & WORLD TRIALS, BIRMINGHAM, 10 - 12 JULY 2009- The following Surrey athletes have gained top 3 placings:
GOLD: Joice Maduaka (SW 100m); Emeka Udechuku (SM DT)
SILVER: Eleanor Gatrell (SW SP); Samson Oni (SM HJ); Alex Wright (SM 5000m Walk)
BRONZE: Jade Nicholls (SW DT); Abdul Buhari (SM DT); Emeka Udechuku (SM SP)
ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHEFFIELD, 10/11 JULY 2009- The following Surrey athletes have gained top 3 placings:
GOLD: Julien Allwood (IB TJ); Laura Burke (IG 300mH); Kola Adedoyin (SB TJ); Amy Allcock (IG 300m); Katie Snowden (IG 800m); Georgia Peel (IG 1500m); Emelia Gorecka (IG 3000m).
SILVER: Ned Quiney (SB PV); Omari Carr-Miller (JB 400m); Faraz Rafi (JB DT); Ruth Haynes (IG 3000m); Cyle Carty (SB 100m); Twinelle Hopeson (SG 200m); Loulou Rowlands (SG 800m).
BRONZE: Elliot Safo (IB LJ); Amelia Richards (IG LJ); Susan Shiel-Rankin (JG 1500m); Hugo Fleming (JB 800m); Liam White (IB 1500m); Funto Fabunmi-Alade (IG 200m); Josh Atille (JB 200m).
5 SURREY RECORDS SET- Josh Atille's time of 22.86/-0.1 in finishing 3rd in the final of the Junior Boy's 200m improves the time of 22.88 set by Precious Ojighoro in 2003. U15 Boys Surrey Records. Kola Adedoyin's winning jump of 15.63m/-0.8 in the Senior Boys's Triple Jump improves the 15.50m mark by Babatunde Amosu set earlier this year. U20 Men Surrey Records. Amy Allcock's winning time of 38.68 in the Inter Girl's 300m improved her own record of 38.91 set last year. In the Inter Girl's 1500m Georgia Peel's winning time of 4:16.24 broke Jo White's previous U17 & U20 record of 4:16.8 set 32 years ago in 1977. U17 Women Surrey Records. Under 20 Women Surrey Records.
You will notice that the athletes listed above were representing 4 different counties (Surrey, London, Hampshire & Berkshire). This is because selection is based upon where an athlete goes to school and the schools boundaries differ from those used for competition under UKA Rules. However most of the Surrey Schools athletes come within our definition of Surrey and we are pleased to congratulate the Surrey Schools team who experienced their most successful haul of medals with 6 Gold, 11 Silver and 3 Bronze. They also won the Junior Boys, Intermediate Girls and the Aggregate Trophies. 7 of the Intermediates were selected to represent England in the Schools International to be held in Ireland on July 18th (see separate item).
IAAF WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, BRESSANONE, ITALY, 8-12 JULY 2009- Congratulations to Rikki Letch (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC) and Jonny Hay (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) who have been selected to represent GB&NI in the 800m and 1500m respectively.
DAY 1:- Rikkie Letch running in the the 4th of 8 heats finished 2nd in 1:55.61 to automatically qualify for Thursday's semi-finals.
DAY 2:- Jonny Hay finished 7th in heat 1 (of 2) with a time of 3:55.61. With the first 4 plus 4 fastest losers qualifying for Sunday's Final he just misses out as he was the 5th fastest loser. Rikkie Letch finished 6th in the 3rd (of 3) semi-finals this afternoon with a time of 1:53.98. This was not sufficient to qualify for Saturday's final.

ENGLAND ATHLETICS U23/U20 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEDFORD, 27/28 JUNE 2009- Congratulations to the following Surrey medal winners:-
Gold: Alex Wright (U20M 10,000m Walk).
Silver: Kola Adedoyin (U20M TJ); Ned Quiney (U20M PV); Jade Nicholls (U23W DT).
Bronze: Chris Scott (U23M DT); Paul Ogun (U23M LJ); Dani Christmas (U23W 800m).

EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS, LEIRA, PORTUGAL, 20/21 JUNE 2009 - Mixed fortunes for the Surrey athletes selected for the GB & NI team. Samson Oni (Belgrave H) cleared 2.24m in the High Jump for 9th place. Abdul Buhari (Newham & Essex Beagles) threw 58.79m in the Discus for 7th place. Joice Maduaka (WG&EL) anchored the Women's 4x100m relay team which finished 2nd in 43.44. Harry Aikines-Aryeety (Sutton & District) anchored the Men's 4x100m relay team where the third leg runner pulled up with an injury but they had the presence of mind to finish in 10th place thereby gaining valuable points for the team.
SURREY SCHOOLS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KINGSMEADOW, 13 JUNE 2009 - A full set of RESULTS (Excel 381k) is available for downloading. Please note that, as the qualification for entering the Surrey Schools is different, we can not assume that performers have a Surrey County qualification. Therefore many performances have not been included within our Ranking Lists. If you know of an athlete who should be included in our rankings then please contact rankings-male@surreyathletics.org.uk or rankings-female@surreyathletics.org.uk as appropriate.
SURREY 10 MILE ROAD RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS & 2009 ROAD LEAGUE - The results of the Surrey 10 Miles held at Dorking on 31st May 2009 are available. The positions after three events in the Surrey Road League are also available. (Updated 12/06/2009).
JAMES DASAOLU EQUALS SURREY SENIOR 100M RECORD - Running in the Athletica Genève EAP Meeting held on 6th June 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland, James Dasaolu (Croydon H) ran 100m in 10.09/+0.9 to equal the record set by Jason Livingston in 1992. In winning the race he beat Harry Aikines-Aryeety (Sutton & Dist) who was timed at 10.17, Craig Pickering and Mark Lewis-Francis. County records.
TWO NEW COUNTY RECORDS - At the St Mary's Classic Meeting held at St Mary's, Twickenham on 3rd June 2009 two Surrey records dating back to the 1970s were beaten. Rikkie Letch (WSEH) ran 1:51.06 to improve the previous Under 17 Men 800m record of 1:53.3 set on 9th June 1973 at Crystal Palace by Wayne Tarquini (HHH). Emelia Gorecka (AFD) ran 9:24.79 to improve the previous Under 17 Women 3000m record of 9:26.4 set on 7th December 1977 at West London by Jo White (Mitcham). Emelia has run 9:22.80 for 3000m but it was in a mixed race which, therefore, can not be considered for record purposes. County records.
TRACK & FIELD DATABASE - Results of the individual events held at the Women's championhips 1980-1986 have been added and profiles updated. This has added over 5500 performance records to the database making a current total of 44,982 records. This information was extracted from the results produced at the time which do not include first names. Where known by the webmaster these have been included. The webmaster would be pleased to receive amendments. Any athletes without a profile can be added if the webmaster is supplied with the athlete's name, date of birth, and whether they have a Surrey birth qualification. The next task will be to add the results from the Mens Championships for 1980 - 1984 . This will mean that 30 years results (1980 - 2009) will be available. The number of athletes with a profile has risen to 3330.
EUROPEAN VETS NON STADIA CHAMPIONSHIPS, AARHUS, DENMARK, 29/31 MAY 2009 - Estle Viljoen (Hercules Wimbledon AC) won the W35 10km and 20km road walking events with times of 55:43 and 1:59:12 respectively. Surrey runners were also in the medals in the Half Marathon Championship with Ros Tabor (Dulwich Runners) placing second W55 with 98:08 and Michael Mann (Dulwich Runners) placing third M60 in 89:08. Source: Pete Mulholland.
SURREY TRACK & FIELD RANKINGS 2009 - Thanks to Pete Mulholland we now have a Female (all ages) rankings list. This means that Pam Ball is compiling U13-U20 Females, Keith Burchell is compiling U13-U20 Males and Pete Mulholland is compiling Seniors (Males & Female). Please note that in the U13-U20 lists athletes only appear within their own age group. The "Senior" lists cover all age groups and younger athletes will appear there if they have achieved the standard. Rankings.
SURREY VETS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, EWELL, 23 MAY 2009 - RESULTS (amended 28 May).
SURREY HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS & 2009 ROAD LEAGUE - The results of the Surrey Half Marathon held at Richmond on 10th May 2009 are available. The positions after two events in the Surrey Road League are also available.
SURREY TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KINGSMEADOW ARENA - 9 / 10 MAY 2009- Results for Saturday and Sunday now available. Complete series and wind-readings for horizontal jumps included (11 May). Under 17 Women 1500m added (11 May). Under 17 Women High Jump added (12 May). Remaining series for field events included (12 May). Under 13 Girls High Jump corrected (14 May). Photographs. Performances added to database (therefore, now included in athlete profiles) on 21 May.
The winning U20 Men Triple Jump performance of 15.50m by Babatunde Amosu (Croydon) was, in addition to being a CBP, a new COUNTY RECORD.
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE 2009 - List of Events. List of participating clubs (updated 5 May 2009)
SURREY 10,000M TRACK RACE WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 30 APRIL 2009 - Results.
LONDON MINIMARATHON 26 APRIL 2009 -
LONDON BOROUGHS   INTER-REGION
Boys 11-12 2nd Tom Holden (SLH) 16:57   Girls 13-14 2nd Georgia Peel (AFD)
Boys 11-12 3rd Joshua Haasz (Croy) 17:30   Girls 15-17 2nd Emelia Gorecka (AFD)
Boys 13-14 1st Peter Chambers (Croy) 16:13      
Girls 11-12 3rd Eleanor Smith-Hahn (HW) 19:17      
Girls 15-16 1st Grace O'Leary (Sutt) 17:21      
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER - May 2009 - SCAN 59 and Supplement listing Top 10 performances by Under 13 athletes in a County Championship for each individual event now available. NB Date of February 2010 Surrey Cross Country Leagues is incorrect in printed version - it should 6th February and not 7th.
EUROPEAN VETS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, ANCONA, ITALY, 25TH - 29TH MARCH 2009 - The following Surrey athletes have won medals:
  GOLD     Terry Bissett     M65 400m     SILVER     Kofi Agyei     M45 800m     BRONZE     Jack Fitzgerald     M85 3000m Walk  
  M85 5km Road Walk  
 Sally Read-Cayton   W40 800m   Terry Bissett    M65 200m     Sally Read-Cayton   W40 400m  
IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, AMMAN, JORDAN, 28TH MARCH 2009 -
Lily Partridge (AFD) finished 30th (4th GB finisher) in the Junior Women's race with a time of 22:10 (1min 56secs behind the winner). The GB team placed 4th behind Ethiopia, Kenya & Japan.
Jonny Hay (AFD) finished 90th (4th GB finisher) in the Junior Men's race with a time of 27.17 (3mins 51secs behind the winner). The GB team placed 15th.
SPORTSHALL NATIONAL FINALS, NEC BIRMINGHAM, 22ND MARCH 2009 -
Surrey had an outstanding day at the 2009 UK Sportshall finals, winning the Boys under 15 title for the first time and taking third place in the girls under 15 contest.
In addition, two Surrey athletes won the all-rounder awards. Both from Herne Hill, Funto Fabunmi-Alade provided the outstanding individual performance of the six hour meeting in breaking the 10-year-old standing long jump record with a leap of 2.76m and also won the vertical jump to win the girls under 15 title while Blade Ashby took the boys under 15 award winning the four lap race and standing long jump. It is the first time in the 19 years history of the event that a Surrey athlete has ever been an all-rounder winner. Christianne Risman (Guildford and Godalming) finished third in the girls all-rounders competition.
Under 13 Boys   Under 15 Girls   Under 15 Boys
1 Birmingham 1383   1 Birmingham 1328   1 SURREY 1310
2 Avon 1374   2 Cheshire 1294   2 Hampshire 1142
3 West Yorkshire 1125   3 SURREY 1290   3 Birmingham 1122
8 SURREY 969   4 Lancashire 1044   4 Fermanagh 1056
Blade Ashby (HHH), Gold Medal winner for Top Individual Performance in the U15 Boys. (Out of 26 athletes from 13 Regions). Funto Fabunmi-Alade (HHH) Gold Medal Winner for Top Individual Performer and Christianne Risman (G&G), Bronze Medal for 3rd place overall, in U15 Girls (26 athletes from 13 Regions). Surrey U15 Boys Squad with Steve Bosley (TM) National Sportshall Champions 2009.

Results from earlier this season
ENGLISH SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, STAMFORD HALL, LEICESTERSHIRE, 21ST MARCH 2009 -
Junior Boys: 3rd Peter Chambers (Croydon). Surrey team 5TH.
Junior Girls: 4th Susan Shiel-Rankin (AFD). Surrey team 1ST.
Intermediate Boys: 4th Joshua Grace (AFD); 9th Kegan Lymn (WSEH); 10th Liam White (HW). Surrey team 1ST.
Intermediate Girls: 1st Emelia Gorecka (AFD); 4th Georgia Peel (AFD). Surrey team 1ST.
Senior Boys: Surrey team 8TH.
Senior Girls: 1st Loulou Rowlands (SLH). Surrey team 3RD.
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 20TH MARCH 2009 -

Outgoing president Don Webb (Croydon Harriers) seen congratulating Tom Pollak (Hercules Wimbledon), seen on the left, following his election as the new county president at the AGM at Leatherhead on March 20 2009.
The County AGM saw the election of Tom Pollak as President in succession to Don Webb.
List of Officers.
The meeting was also the occasion for the presentation of Awards for the previous year.
Best Championship Performance Awards were made to:
U13 Girls: Lakesha Abrams-Quamina (HHH) DT 29.47m U13 Boys: Sam Linsley (Walton) 1500m 4:49.86
U15 Girls: Emelia Gorecka (AFD) 800m 2:13.94 U15 Boys: Blade Ashby (HHH) 60m 7.34
U17 Women: Jade Ive (Sutton) PV 3.80m U17 Men: Michael Wheeler (HHH) SP 18.58m
U20 Women: Sandra Seaton (E&E) 100H 14.41 U20 Men: Ryszard Buk (Croydon) PV 4.60m
Senior Women: Eleanor Gatrell (Woking) SP 15.70m Senior Men: Ryan Moseley (SB) 100m 10.42
U15 Girls Indoor: Leona Brako (Croydon) U15 Boys Indoor: Oliver Newport (Crawley)

Sportshall Highest Points Awards were made to:
U13 Girls: Zoe Doran (Wandsworth) U13 Boys: Segun Babalola (Wandsworth)
U15 Girls: Tahera Grant (HHH) U15 Boys: Blade Ashby (HHH)

Best International Performance by an U23 Woman was awarded to Jade Ive for her UK U20 Record Pole Vault of 4.05m at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

The Officials Trophy was awarded to Austin Fox.

CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS SECRETARY - VOLUNTEER(S) SOUGHT - We are seeeking volunteers to organise our Cross Country Championships. There are 2 events involved - the Bruce Judd Young Athletes Relays in October and the Main Championships in January. The role of Championship Secretary for these events is currently undertaken by Don Turner, our County Secretary. We recognise that this increases the burden undertaken by him and we seek volunteers for either or both of these fixtures. If you are interested or wish for further information then please contact Don Turner.
ENGLAND U17 & U15 INDOOR COMBINED EVENTS, SHEFFIELD, 7/8 MARCH 2009 - Congratulations to Jacob Paul (Croydon) for winning the Under 15 Boys Pentathlon Championship with a score of 2932points.
EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, TURIN, ITALY, 6-8 MARCH 2009
FRIDAY 6TH - Donna Fraser (Croydon) finished 2nd in her heat of the 400m with a time of 53.06. This qualified her for the semis where she finished third in the second of two heats with a time of 53.59 to qualify for Saturday's Final at 17:45 (local time) where she is drawn in Lane 2. Samson Oni (Belgrave) was unable to clear 2.27m in Qualification and therefore did not make the Final. He was placed 12th overall.
SATURDAY 7TH - Ryan Moseley (Shaftesbury Barnet), representing Austria, finished 2nd in heat 3 of the 60m with a time of 6.68 to qualify for the semis where he finished 4th in 6.63 to qualify for Sunday's Final. Donna Fraser (Croydon) finished 6th in the 400m Final with a time of 53.58.
SUNDAY 8TH - Ryan Moseley (Shaftesbury Barnet) finished 8th in the 60m Final with a time of 6.69. Donna Fraser (Croydon) ran the first leg in 4x400m where the GB&NI team finished 2nd.
CAU INTER COUNTIES CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 7TH MARCH 2009 - Results
Following the excellent performances across the board Surrey won the trophy for the best overall county. (Thanks to Geoff Jerwood for this information)
SURREY 10 MILE RACE WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 28 FEBRUARY 2009 - Results.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES - 28TH FEBRUARY 2009 - Results.
SURREY INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, SUTTON ARENA - 28TH FEBRUARY / 1ST MARCH 2009 - Results:- Track Field. Performances added to database on 10/03/2009 - therefore added to athlete profiles.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 - The County Association has decided to hold its Cross Country Championships in 2010 onwards on the second Saturday in January.
NICK FOSTER - We sadly note the death of Nick Foster as reported in Athletics Weekly. Nick, who was aged 50, was an active coach with Haslemere Border AC.
EA U20/U17/U15 INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, NIA, BIRMINGHAM - 14/15TH FEBRUARY 2009 - Surrey medal winners.
UK INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS & EUROPEAN TRIALS, EIS, SHEFFIELD - 14/15TH FEBRUARY 2009 - Surrey medal winners.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES - 7TH FEBRUARY 2009 - Results. SSCCL Division 1 available.
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER - February 2009 - SCAN 58 and Supplement on 2008 Track and Field Review plus photos from Cross Country championships now available.
SEAA INTER COUNTIES CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 31ST JANUARY 2009 - Results
SURREY SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 17TH JANUARY 2009 - Results.
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES - 10TH JANUARY 2009 - Results. NOW COMPLETE (15 Jan).
SURREY COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, 3RD JANUARY 2009, LLOYD PARK, CROYDON - RESULTS & PHOTOS.
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