Following on from a successful County Championships last weekend, Horwich RMI Harriers had another successful weekend at the North of England Championships and the County Schools Championships.
At the North of England Championships Katie Ingram continued on her recent good form shown on the roads to score a convincing victory in the Senior Women’s 5000m winning by nearly half a minute.
At the County Schools Championships Horwich RMI produced six winners showing their current strength in the track events with Jack Thomas taking the Senior 100m title, Becky Murphy-Bates taking the Senior 200m title and April Stephenson stepping up an age group to win the Senior 800m title. At Intermediate level Matthew Storey won the 100m with Sam Higgins winning the 400m whilst Jamie Crompton had a comfortable win over 1500m steeplechase. Jack, Matthew and April’s performances were all new club records.
North of England Championships
Name / Event / Performance / Position (finals only)
Katie Ingram / 5000m / 17.00.29 / 1st
County Schools Championships
Jack Thomas / 100m / 11.2(CR) / 1st
/ 200m / 23.0 / 2nd
Becky Murphy-Bates / 200m / 27.7 / 1st
April Stephenson / 800m / 2.12.0(CR) / 1st
Matthew Storey / 100m / 11.1(CR) / 1st
Danny Crompton / 100m / 12.2 / 5th
Sam Higgins / 400m / 53.0 / 1st
Jamie Crompton / 1500m sc / 4.38.9 / 1st
Charlotte Gafney / 100m / 13.5 / 4th
Tiffany Dacre / 200m / 29.7
Rebecca Atkinson / 1500m / 5.34.1
Laura Tunstall / 1500m / 5.32.3