800m – Race 1
Katarzyna Walsh came back to run 2.46.46 in Race 1. She had three U13s for company – Matt Clifford running 2.46.07, Robert Orr 2.47.47 (PB), and Millie Hughes 2.49.03 (PB).
First year U13s Orla Willams and Laura Williams both gained PBs with 2.39.03 and 2.42.87 respectively
Alex Aldred was another U13 setting PB figures with 2.32.69.
Back-in-form U15 girl Sandie Pohlman looked strong in winning this one in a new best of 2.26.61. U17 Maddy Lacey also set a new best with 2.31.16 but Orla Fawcett was outside her best with 2.36.65 and Andrew Stewart ran a season’s best of 2.37.38.
First year U15 Tommy Davies ran a PB of 2.26.86.
Vet 45 Nick Hughes was a fraction off his time of a month ago to be second in 2.15.61. Ash Holmes came in with 2.27.96.
U13 Angus Williams continued his great season with another PB of 2.20.57, putting him 15th in the national rankings.
A highlight of the evening came in this one with U17 Scarlett Wager-Leigh taking four seconds off her PB to record an English Schools qualifying time of 2.16.80.
U17 Seb Mills ran strongly to post PB figures of 2.08.81 to be second in Race 10.
This saw the second Chiltern win of the night with U20 Callum Neal logging 2.07.09.
U20 Jonty Wager-Leigh held on to the lead off a strong second lap to record a great new PB of 1.58.84 in winning Race 14.
In the final race of the evening U17 Will Perkin had a great run to finish runner-up in a new best of 1.56.26, another English Schools qualifying performance.
Earlier in the evening U20 James McCarthy took part in the British Miler’s Club Gold Standard meeting. In the 1500m A race James set a season’s best of 3.53.98, well inside the English Schools qualifying mark.