We congratulate David Clarke on his award of an CBE. David, of Epsom & Ewell Harriers, regularly officiates at Surrey County events but his award is for services to the British Food and Farming Industry. He was founder chief executive of Red Tractor Assurance, which was launched in 2000 with the Red Tractor logo in the wake of many food scares in the 1990s, including BSE. The organisation which now has 60,000 members aims to assure consumers about the reliability and safety of British food. David stood down as chief executive in May.
(2) SURREY COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, DENBIES VINEYARD, DORKING, SUNDAY 7TH JANUARY 2018
(11) SOUTH EAST REGION U13/U15 SPORTSHALL, BURGESS HILL, 4TH MARCH 2018
Congratulations to the 4 Surrey teams who finished as follows:
Under-13 Girls 1st
Under-13 Boys 2nd
Under-15 Girls 2nd
Under-15 Boys 4th
Following a re-calculation of the results it was found that our Under-13 Girls team finished 1st and, therefore, the team has won a place at the National
Finals held on 14th April in Manchester.
SURREY U13 Girls, U13 Boys and U15 Girls are now all going to the National Sportshall Finals to be held in Manchester over the weekend April 14th/15th:-
U13 Girls as Regional winners
U13 Boys as best overall runner-up
U15 Girls as best overall runner-up.
Plus Morgan Lewis as TOP SCORING individual U15 Boy.
(12) SURREY COUNTY DISABILITY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, WAAFC, KINGSTON, 7TH/8TH APRIL 2018
Surrey girls also won medals in:-
Standing Triple Jump Gold and Silver; Standing Long Jump Gold; Vertical Jump Gold; Obstacle Relay Silver and 4 x 1 Silver.
U13 Boys (Saturday)RESULTS
1st 1221 Avon 1221; 2nd SURREY 1176
Surrey boys also won medals in:
2 lap Bronze; Standing Long Jump Bronze; 4 x 1 Gold and 4 x 2 Bronze.
U15 Girls (Sunday)RESULTS
Surrey are NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
U15 Boys (Sunday)RESULTS
Morgan Lewis (HHH) was placed =4th in the individual standings.
(15) SURREY RECORD - SENIOR WOMEN HAMMER
Competing in the Southern League at Walton on 14th April 2018, Pippa Wingate (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) set a new record for 4kg Hammer with a throw of 61.56m. This was an improvement on the previous record of 59.76m which she set in July 2017. SURREY RECORDS FOR SENIOR WOMEN.
(16) SURREY RECORD - SENIOR WOMEN HAMMER
Competing in the Sward Trophy meeting held at Kingston on 21st April 2018, Pippa Wingate (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) set a new record for 4kg Hammer with a throw of 62.53m. This was an improvement on the previous record of 61.56m which she set the previous weekend. SURREY RECORDS FOR SENIOR WOMEN.
(17) LONDON MARATHON, 22ND APRIL 2018
Lily Partridge (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) set a new best performance by a Surrey athlete for the Women's Marathon when she finished 8th in the Women's Elite Race with a time of 2:29:24. This was an improvement on the previous best of 2:32:10 which she set in February 2017. BEST ROAD PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES.
In the London Boroughs Mini-Marathon events the following Surrey athletes finished in the top three positions:
We regret to report the death of Bill Lucas on 22nd March 2018. Bill competed in the 5000m in the 1948 London Olympics. He later became a very successful manager of the Surrey County Senior Men's Cross-Country team. There are 2 recent items on this website regarding Bill: 2016 TV Interview 2017; 100th Birthday Celebration. PROFILE.
(19) AUSTIN FOX
We regret to report the death of Austin Fox. Austin was the longest-serving member of Croydon Harriers. For many years he was the Clerk of the Course at the Surrey Track & Field Championships. He also used to mark the course for cross-country events held at Croydon including the Surrey County Championships. PROFILE
(20) SURREY COUNTY HALF-MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIP, RICHMOND, 6TH MAY 2018