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EXETER HOSTS FIRST SOUTHERN ATHLETICS LEAGUE MEET OF THE SEASON

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Dry weather blessed the first Southern Athletics League D3 SW fixture held at Exeter Arena, on 14th April.  City of Salisbury, Poole Runners and Team Kennet were all vying to gain valuable points at Exeter Harriers home track.

Full results can be found here

David Phillips, Team Manager, was pleased with the start to the season with athletes on the track taking first place in most events.  Manager’s mentions include;

Sarah Kearney, great performances in hurdles and performing a leading role in organising relay teams. The women’s relay teams did very well.

Matt Prisk, wasn’t well in the morning, but managed to get in to support the team and won the steeplechase, his first race in this event.

Freya Rose, great run in 200m and 400m relay, she’d never run 400m before.

Courtney Howard, we’ll judged race to win 3000m

Howard Bailey 800m and 1500m

Richard Scott 400m  (also good 800)

Great sprints from Lake Howard and Chris Perry.

On the field

Max Thomas 1st HJ 1.86m SB

Jack Turner 2nd LJ 6.51m SB

Sam Gooding LJ 6.42m SB

Kitty Dart 1st LJ 4.84m PB

Amy-Beth Curtis (U17) 1st SP 10.38m & 2nd Jav 35.10m (throwing a weight up) 2nd Discus 26.62m

 

The next fixture is on 20th May when the team travel to Horsham