SPORTSHALLL - SOUTH-EAST REGIONAL FINALS, BURGESS HILL, 18TH FEBRUARY 2024
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SURREY TEAMS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING RESULTS
u11 boys GOLD
u11 girls GOLD
u13 girls GOLD
u13 boys SILVER
u15 girls GOLD
u15 boys GOLD
There is no national final for u11s but this is three teams through to the Nationals and high hopes that the u13 boys will qualify for the Nationals as best runners up. The National Finals will be held at Stoke-on-Trent on 6th April.
A special mention to the Surrey team managers Laura, Fran, Graham and Josh for all of their ongoing commitment and expertise to be successful whilst still having fun.
A thank you to all of you, the club's coaches and team managers who have made Surrey Sportshall so successful.
A thank you also to the County and all it's officials and associated committee members who continue to support Surrey Sportshall.
And last, but not least, a special thank you to Paul Andrews and his team for their efforts in organising this year's events.
SPORTSHALLL - SOUTH-EAST REGIONAL FINALS, BURGESS HILL, 18TH FEBRUARY 2024
UK INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS & WORLD TRIALS, BIRMINGHAM, 17/18 FEBRUARY 2024
POLE VAULT GOLD FOR OWEN HEARD. POLE VAULT SILVER FOR JADE IVE.
HIGH JUMP GOLD FOR MORGAN LAKE. 400M BRONZE FOR JESSIE KNIGHT
Owen Heard (Harrow) cleared 5.26m to win the Men's Pole Vault. Jade Ive (Sutton & District) cleared 4.31m for second place in the Women's Pole Vault.
Morgan Lake (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow) cleared 1.85m to win the Women's High Jump. Jessie Knight (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow) was 3rd in the Women's 400m with a time of 52.79
EA U15/U17/U20 INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, EIS SHEFFIELD, 10/11 FEBRUARY 2024
Surrey athletes had a successful weekend winning 3 Gold, 5 Silver and 4 Bronze medals.
Holly Ryan (Shaftesbury Barnet) set new Surrey Records for the Under-15 Girls 300m in both her heat and in winning the final. Her times of 40.84 and 40.18 beat the previous record of 41.50 set by Gracelyn Kendeck (Croydon) in 2022. Issy Stamp (SLH) won the Under-17 Women Shot and Max Merriman (Guildford & Godalming) won the Under-15 Boys Pole Vault.
Thomas Whorton (Hercules Wimbledon) set a new Under-15 Boys 800m record when finishing 2nd in the final with a time of 2:03.31. The previous record of 2:03.95 was set by Zachary Crowther (Herne Hill) in 2020.
Our 4 County teams now progress to the Regional Finals at Burgess Hill on 18th February 2024.
SURREY SENIOR MEN INDOOR 3000N RECORD
Competing in the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic held in Boston MA, USA on 26 January 2024 Jack Rowe (AFD) set a new Surrey Indoor Record for the 3000m of 7:38.35. The previous record of 7:46.47 was set by him in February 2023.
Competing in the Southern U13/U15/U17 Indoor Championships held at Lee Valley on 13/14 January 2024 Jasmine Nkoso (Herne Hill) set a new Surrey Indoor Record for the Under-15 Girls 3kg Shot with her winning put of 12.49m. The previous record for the 3kg Shot was set by Victoria Alicante-King (Herne Hill) with 11.77m in 2020 although Sophie Mace (Walton) holds the record for the 3.25kg Shot of 11.96m which she set in 2013.
7 April 2024 – Sutton 10k
12 May 2024 - Richmond Half (Reduced price entry until 31 January. ENTRIES
2 June 2024 – Dorking 10m (Entries open 29th January)
23 June 2024 – Richmond 10k ENTRIES
13 July 2024– Elmore 7
21 July 2024– Elmbridge 10k
26 July 2024 (Friday) – Wedding Day 7k (Entries open 1 May)
REQUESTS FOR PAYMENT FROM SURREY ATHLETICS OFFICIALS
If you are asked for an unexpected payment appearing to come from SCAA then please contact the Treasurer email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIONAL UNION OF TRACK STATISICIANS (NUTS)
The NUTS athletics archive/museum has been installed at Coombe Wood School, Melville Avenue, Croydon CR2 7NY. They are on the lookout for donations and or loans of the following:-
(1) Books; (2) Programmes; (3) Photos; (4) Trophies; (5) Medals; (6) Club Badges & Vests (including clubs that no longer exist); (7) Old or Olympic kit; (8) Unwanted stopwatches (Do not have to work); (9) Documents; (10) Old running shoes, any pre-war would be wonderful. especially Laws, Fosters etc; (11) Other relevant items suitable for display or reference. Should you have any of the above that you would like them to consider or if you wish to make an appointment to visit, please contact Mike Fleet 020 8647 1341 or email email@example.com.
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 Burchell. In particular, sets of County Championship results prior to 1980 are sought.
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.
Mike Fleet has started an Olympians Charity "Art" project. His request is to Olympic athletes who would be willing to contribute a drawing, sketch or even a "work of art". The target is to obtain 100 items. Currently contributions include matchstick men and women, smiley faces, fine portraits, crayoned landscapes and water colours. Amongst the Surrey contributors are Shirley Cawley, Judy Vernon, Jack Parker and Martyn Rooney with promises from Shireen Bailey and Donna Fraser. Mike has also received pictures from Olympic Gold medallists, David Hemery, Kelly Holmes, Anne Packer and Tessa Sanderson. The plan is for a one-off book of the boldly signed originals to be publicly auctioned, and for the submitted art, to feature in a limited edition book of prints for general sale.
Contributions on A4 duplicating paper should be sent to Mike at 2 Ridge Park, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3PN. Any queries, please call 020 8647 1341.
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