Eyal Thurrock 17th April

The first league meeting of the Eyal at Thurrock, got off to a fine start with the sun shining and a good turn out of old and new athletes.

Club records were broken in the u13 boys 100m, 200m and discus by Graig Anya Joseph, who was unchallenged in the sprints.

Aliyah Soames u15 girls, broke the club record for Javelin in her first competition in this age group, throwing an impressive 28.49m, over 4m longer than the record set in 2008.

Aside from records there were pbs for u13 girls Madeline Claydon in high jump, Mia Farrell 100m and shot, May Obwoya shot, Grace Gardiner Javelin and long jump, Milly Presland long jump and 1500, Lily Upton 100m and 200m, Maisie Waterson discus and javelin, Francesca Williamson 800m, Olivia Simon 100, long jump and 200.

The u13 boys comprised of a team of 4 with pbs for Graig as above, Charlie Walder Shot, Matthew Wisdom javelin and 800m, Isaac Setford, 800m and shot where he came 1st in b string.

The u15 girls and boys fielded a bigger team with pbs for the following girls, Niamh black Hurdles, Javelin and long jump, Rhianne Botswain 100 and 200, Savannah Harrison Shot, Jasmine Marley discus, Hannah Rodgers hurdles, Molly Whiteford 800 and 200, Aliyah Soames Hammer, Hollie Spencer Shot, Megan Stevens Shot, Rebecca high Jump and Lily Waterson 800m.

Daniel Jones had a clear win in the 300m, James Setford had a pb and 3rd. Archie French had pbs in discus and 200m, Henry Lawes had pb in long jump and high jump.Marcus Holmes pb in 800 taking off nearly 2 seconds while Joe Regan knocked an impressive 5secs off his 800m.
Alexander Williamson had pbs in long jump and 1500m. The relay team came 2nd.

Caitlin McKenna scored valuable points for u17w in 300, javelin and shot for the team along with Millie Belbin 100, long jump and a first in triple jump.

The u17 boys had wins for Mufaro and Charlie Dobson (pb) in 100m and 200m, Jake Young and Jed Asemota won 400m, this was Jed’s first race at this distance. Jed Asemota and Charlie Dobson both secured 1st in long jump. Ben Halls had pbs in 1500, javelin and long jump, while Callum McKay had PBS in discus and shot.

The u17 men completed the day with a win in the relay, awaiting confirmation of a club record.

The team finished 4th overall on the day against some tough competition.