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Alder Valley Girls – 15th April 2018

Today saw a fantastic start to this year’s Alder Valley Girls league with a lot of solid runs, jumps and throws many of which brought accompanying PBs, reports Courtney Clarke. There was an impressive turnout of 52 girls many of whom were new to competing in athletics and showed their determination to do well both individually, and as a team with cheers and calls of support being heard from the stand throughout the day. Many events, including the 200m, and the longer middle-distance races, as well as javelin and high jump, where hindered mid-afternoon by heavy rain but even this did not dissuade the athletes from putting in their best performances. Well done to all! And to the officials that ensured these events were able to continue in these far from perfect conditions.

The day ended with some incredible relay running with our two out of three of our scoring teams securing solid wins in their heats. Before adding the relay results (two out of three which we won) the overall results put Hillingdon AC in sixth place which equals our position from last season and leaves us with a solid foundation to build on this season.

Altogether, each and every one of our athletes who came today made the coaching team proud. We look forward now to another productive season with each one of the athletes progressing individually and the team building on its strengths throughout the remaining Alder Valley Girls competitions.

I’d like to thank Meryl Dickinson and Trevor who team managed today and done an amazing job.