The early part of the evening saw PBs for U17 Harry Russell in the 200m (25.21) and U15 Millie Hughes in shot (8.21m). There then followed a British Milers Club Gold Standard event which saw some superb runs, including from Rio Olympian Andrew Butchart. In the men’s 800m race James McCarthy was in a very fast race, won in 1.47 and was rewarded with a big PB of 1.49.09.
U13 Maddie Hughes ran hard to run a PB of 2.52.31.
First year U13 Jamie Powell ran a PB of 2.34.52. He was followed by U15 Matt Clifford (PB of 2.37.44), U15 Alicia Bushell (2.37.51), and U15 Millie Hughes (2.38.49).
U15 Joe Day continued his improving season with a new PB of 2.33.75.
Under 13 Tom Emery ran a powerful race to log a PB of 2.23.33. Under 20 Mimi Houlihan-Burne was just outside her recent best with 2.30.12.
Holly Henderson (U13) scored a new best with 2.28.85. U15 Zach Rahaman had a solid run for 2.30.12, with U20 Jess Orr running season’s best 2.31.17.
Under 13 Abbie Henderson was a fraction outside her best with 2.28.16.
There was a Chiltern win in this one, courtesy of U20 Hannah Thear in 2.19.59. U17 Emily Alderson ran 2.31.09.
There was a PB of 2.23.35 for U15 Olivia Cameron in Race 8.
In-form U13 Matt Aldred had a good run for 2.21.18, just outside his recently set best.
U17 Robyn Watkins, recently selected for Berkshire Schools in the English Schools 800m, was a second outside her best with 2.17.44.
Under 20 Will Brown set a big PB in winning Race 14 in 2.08.36. Vet 45 Nick Hughes ran 2.11.45.
Under 23 George Gillingwater ran a season’s best 2.05.65, with U17 Tommy Davies setting a PB of 2.06.50 just behind.
U20 Seb Mills won this one in a season’s best 2.02.01. Richard Slade who had fallen at the start of Race 17 and suffered a badly grazed shoulder, bravely ran in this instead and earned a PB of 2.08.24.
U20 Jake Alderson was just outside his recently-set best with 2.03.82.
This saw a superb performance from first year U17 Cameron Reid who chopped three seconds off his best to run 1.57.04, an English Schools qualifying time.
Yet another PB in this, courtesy of U20 Adam Day who ran 1.56.87.
The final race of the evening, at 9.50pm, saw U20 Will Perkin second in a PB of 1.52.00.