North Of England Championships and County Schools Championships 14th June 2008

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.

Full results

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