The U13 Girls made a big improvement on 2014. Millie Hughes won the javelin with 10.91m and was third in the high jump with 1.15m. Trinity Stevens won silver in the 70m hurdles with a PB of 13.72. There were good turnouts in the middle distance races. Orla Williams won silver in the 800m in a new best of 2.36.72. Also doing well were Laura Williams (5th in 2.38.31), Alice Moffat (10th in 2.45.14), Olivia Scarles (13th in 2.47.55), Millie Hughes (16th in 2.52.68), and Jinaan Lockwood (17th in 3.05.50). In the long jump Millie Hughes (7th with 3.63m) and Olivia Scarles (8th with 2.60m) both gained PBs. Ayesha Milner was 19th with 3.04m. Trinity Stevens was fourth in the shot with 5.87m and Millie Hughes seventh with 4.56m.
Sunday saw further good efforts in the 1500m. Orla Williams bagged a second medal with bronze in a great time on debut of 5.19.36. Laura Williams improved her PB to be fourth in 5.22.91 and there were also good runs from Millie Hughes (7th in 5.31.54) and Katie Repper (10th in 5.40.15).
Chiltern’s U13 boys had a good Championships. The highlight was Angus Williams’ new Championship Record of 4.43.80 in the 1500m on Sunday. Also running well in that race on were Tom Hunter (2nd in a PB of 4.58.37) and Alex Aldred (4th in a PB of 5.06.59). Matt Clifford was seventh and Joe Day ninth. On the previous day the 800m had seen a similar result with Angus winning in 2.20.80 and Tom second in a PB of 2.25.83. Further PBs came from Alex Aldred, 2.31.19 in fifth and Harry Tack, 2.39.39 in eighth. Ethan Smith was 14th and Ben Jackson 17th.
There were great runs from Oliver Ayres, Thomas Job and Christian Grint in the sprints. In the 100m on Saturday Oliver ran 13.71, Thomas 13.91 and Christian 14.03 to reach the final. Oliver won bronze in the final with Tom 4th and Christian 7th. On Sunday in the 200m the roles were reversed with Thomas gaining bronze in 28.54 and Oliver fourth in 29.29. Christian had a storming run on the Saturday with a win in the 75m hurdles in a Championship Best time of 13.56. Alex Aldred was fourth in a PB of 15.15.
In the field Ethan Smith jumped 3.99m in the long jump to win silver. Thomas Job also jumped well in a close competition to be fifth with 3.88m. Harry Tack was 13th with 3.13m.
The Under 15 girls kept the medal count ticking over. Maya Bhat won the 200m final in a very competitive race, recording a PB of 26.99. Ella Merten-Mancer ran a PB of 13.13 in the heat of the 100m and finished with silver in the final. Amber Hitchcock ran well to be fourth in the 75m hurdles final with 12.79. Wanessa Idec (14.10), Joanna Lynch (14.77) and Emily Milner (15.18) all ran well in the 100m heats and Lauren Armstrong gained a PB of 29.63 in the 200m heats.
Sandie Pohlman confirmed her recent good form with a bronze medal in the 800m, running 2.28.00, after 2.26.95 in the heat. Jemima Taswell-Fryer with 2.33.97 and Beth Welham with 2.35.06 both ran PBs in the heats. In the 1500m on Sunday, Robyn Watkins had a great run to win silver in a huge field of 18 starters. Beth Welham with 5.21.63 and Soraya Lockwood with 5.33.32 both ran PBs.
In the field Holly Martin was 14th in the long jump with 3.87m and Ellie Perkin, competing for The Amersham School, was fifth in the javelin with 15.32m.
Under 15 Boys
Cameron Reid gained medals on both days – bronze on Saturday in the 800m with a PB of 2.14.66, and silver on Sunday in the 1500m with 4.46.10. Tommy Davies ran an 800m PB of 2.25.73, Oliver Jackson a PB of 2.30.17 and Kristian Everiss ran 2.38.44. In the 1500m Phoenix Everiss ran a solid time of 5.13.60.
The sprints saw Calvin Stevens gain a 100m PB of 13.57, with Harry Brandon running 14.24. Harry Russell was just below his best with 28.11 in the 200m.
Kristian and Phoenix Everiss had a busy time in the field, Kristian winning gold in the hammer and posting a javelin PB of 27.75m to be fourth, 15.84m to be fourth in the discus and 1.25m in the high jump. Phoenix also threw a javelin PB of 25.75m to be fifth and maintained that position in shot and discus.
Under 17 Women
On Saturday Hannah Thear and Rachel Padwick made it a 1-2 in the 800m with 2.19.81 and a PB of 2.21.41 respectively. On Sunday in the 1500m Rachel gained revenge with a win in a season’s best 4.57.74, Hannah fourth in a season’s best 5.07.64. Also in the 800m Lizzie Barraclough was 7th with 2.28.90 and Jess Orr 10th with 2.38.36. In the 1500m Lizzie ran a season’s best 5.11.35 to be 8th, Maddy Lacey a PB of 5.17.92 to be 12th and Orla Fawcett was 13th in 5.29.91.
In the field Claire Buttivant won gold in the discus with a PB of 26.15m and Hannah Thear silver in the long jump with 4.96m.
Under 17 Men
Will Perkin ran a new PB and Championship Record of 4.04.06 to win gold in the 1500m. Harry Kettle had a great championships, just losing out in the 800m with a season’s best 2.02.38 for silver and winning bronze in the 1500m with 4.31.51.
Fabian Everiss continued his good from to win gold in the javelin with 37.29m and Morgan Hiles smashed his PB with 11.83 to win bronze in the 100m.
Rachel Klima won gold in the 200m with a good time of 26.59, with Hannah Shepard third in a PB of 26.78. Hannah won gold in the 400m with a PB of 61.00. Rachel was second in the 100m in a PB of 12.87 with Sarah Cross fourth in 13.31. Sarah went on to win gold in the javelin with a PB of 31.73m. Emma Barraclough ran season’s bests to be third in the 1500m with 5.19.32 and fourth in the 800m with 2.29.85.
Ben Wooding ran 23.36 to be fourth in a high class 200m
Amy Harris was third in the 800m in 2.36.11. Vet 45 Nick Hughes was second in the 800m with 2.14.67 and second in the 1500m in a PB of 4.31.72. Vet 50 Jamie Shepard was third in the 200m in 27.63 and Vet 50 Andrew Stewart ran 100m (15.35), 200m (31.43) 400m (68.12) and 800m (2.43.41).