FAIRCLOUGH, GRIFFITHS AND OTHERS STAR ON TRACK
Ryan Fairclough smashed the IOM 800m record
last night with a time of 1 min 51.87 secs, writes Andy Fox. His PB was 1.53.08 from May this year which was
just outside Keiron Murray’s time of 1.53.0 from 2001. Obviously the time will
need to be ratified.
On Sunday Gail Griffiths won the British Vets
ladies track 10km Champs. in 37.12 – another PB and achieved in windy
At the Northern Champs Manx athletes did well in
many events. Some who performed well were – Kev Loundes 4th in 5km in 15.03.67,
Ollie Lockley 12th. in 15.29.18, Alan Corlett 5th in 3000m SC in PB
10.06.92, Rachael Franklin 8th. 1500m in 4.40.25 and 5th in 800m in 2.15.18.
Harriet Pryke 1st. 400m – 54.76 – a great result
for the Gold Medal
Joe Reid 3rd. U20 men 400m – 49.36 – excellent
podium position for Joe.
Hannah Riley 5th 100m Hurdles final
Tom Riley 4th 110m Hurdles
The weather at the champs was Windy so in many
ways the performances were achieved in less than ideal conditions. RESULTS (pdf)