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Busy weekend for Harriers athletes across the South West

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Par Open Meeting

Young Exeter Harriers made a worthwhile trip to Par with Josh Tyler and Josh Cann winning three events apiece. Josh Tyler won the U13 discus with a new best of 16.59, the javelin with 20.87 and the shot with 6.78. Josh Cann won the U11 150m with a new best of 23.1, the 600 in 1.57.00 and the long jump with another new best of 3.85. Also performing well with three new lifetime bests was Craig Moncur with first in the U13 100, third in the 1200 and second in the long jump. Jack Moncur won the U17 javelin, Miranda Hardacre won the U20 300 and Dave Dawson won the Senior hammer and shot.

Yeovil Open Meeting

Javelin specialist Dominic Allen won the U17 event at the Yeovil Open by more than 20m with a superb throw of 56.67, the second furthest throw of his lifetime, and took second place in the 100 with a new best of 12.50. Michael Thornton claimed third in the U17 100 and fourth in the 800. Todd Allen won the U20 high jump and long jump. Young throws specialist Josh Tyler won the U13 javelin and took second in shot and discus.

Plymouth Spring Warm-up

Torrential rain for most of the duration of the Plymouth Spring Warm-Up Meeting brought few personal bests but many outstanding placings for Exeter Harriers athletes. Sam Peters did well to achieve two PBs in the senior 100 with first place in 11.05 and second in the 200 in 21.96. Laurie Dugdale won the senior 1500 in 5.14.41 and Anna Rust was second in the senior 800 in 2.38.11. Miranda Hardacre achieved the U20 sprint double with excellent wins in the 100 in 13.08 and the 200 in 26.29. In the U17 age group Jess Dobson made a welcome comeback from injury with a win in the long jump with 4.49 and second in the 200 in 26.96. Scotland International Jack Moncur, having just moved up an age group, won the javelin with 41.42 and claimed second in the shot putt with 9.24. Jamie Anderson won the high jump with 1.65 and Phoebe Killen won the 1500 in 5:23.98. Devon Thelanderson-Smith won the U15 discus and shot with new PBs of 21.53 and 7.28 respectively, and Lauren Coleman won the 800 in 2.34.74, fractionally outside per PB. Agatha Purser-Mountford was second in the long jump with 4.04. Harriers Junior squad excelled, with Lynne Robertson winning the U13 70mH in 12.76 and second in the 100 in 14.15, both new PBs, and India Leetham placed second in the 70mH in 15.26. Rachel Champion was second in the 150 in a new best time of 22.61 and Sam Pyne took second in the 1500 in 5:15.20. Craig Moncur once again dominated the 600 with a winning time of 1.51.34 and won the high jump with a new best of 1.20. In the throws Amy-Beth Curtis won the javelin with 20.22 and Rosie Phillips took second in the shot and javelin with 5.71 and 11.24 respectively. Josh Cann was outstanding with three wins in the U11 70mH in 14.17, 600 in 1.56.73 and long jump with 3.36. Izzy Farrant-Worth triumphed in the 70mH in 13.10, and Imogen Congreve placed second in the 150 in 24.55.