Athletics

Athletics

Richardson equals Lee-on-the-Solent parkrun personal best

ANGELA RICHARDSON equalled her personal best during another excellent Lee-on-the-Solent parkrun on Saturday.

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Angus and Margaret McGilp, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Picture: Neil Marshall (170289-14)

Fareham parkrun family celebrate great occasion

Angus and Margaret McGilp celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in style at Fareham parkrun on Saturday.

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Andy Vernon took the UK Inter County title last Saturday

Vernon: Tough selection decisions can provide extra motivation

AFTER winning the UK Inter County title Andy Vernon praised his Hampshire team-mate and closest rival Alex Teuten who finished runner-up.

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Alex Teuten on his way to second place in the UK Inter County Championships. Picture: Mark Hookway

Teuten takes UK Inter County silver but is denied GB selection

ALEX TEUTEN recorded an excellent second-place finish in the UK Inter County Championships but was disappointed it did not lead to a Great Britain call-up.

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Saffron Moore, left, Ellie Farrow, centre, and Nicole Ainsworth. Picture: Paul Smith

City athletes impress in UK Inter County Championships

Lachlan Wellington achieved double medal success at the UK Inter-County Championships in Loughborough.

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Havant parkrun takes place every Saturday at Staunton Country Park

Record turnout crowns 250th Havant parkrun in style

A fantastic record turnout of 366 people helped create a brilliant occasion for the 250th Havant parkrun on Saturday.

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Karen Andrews

Collins warming up nicely after returning to parkrun from Sunny Malta

The first two positions went to Portsmouth Joggers at Portsmouth Lakeside parkrun.

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Lewis Banner. Picture: Neil Marshall

Banner shines while Crusaders are unstoppable at Lee parkrun

Fareham Crusaders runners Gareth Travis, Vickie Barber, Thom Dillon and Ray Peckham all set course personal bests at Lee-on-the-Solent parkrun on Saturday.

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Emma Jolley has had a superb 2017, including winning this event the Chilly Hilly. Picture: Alan Dunk

City’s fantastic four at Southsea parkrun

City of Portsmouth ladies Emma Jolley, Emma Williams, Sian Hawkes and Katie Simister occupied the top four female positions at Southsea parkrun on Saturday.

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Serena Vincent, left, and Gaia Osborne representing England

International success for City duo

Serena Vincent and Gaia Osborne enjoyed a successful competition for England in Wales.

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Lachlan Wellington, right, with his coach Vince Stamp

City’s Wellington upstages Groom

LACHLAN WELLINGTON continued his excellent winter form with a silver medal in the English National Cross Country Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham.

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Alex Teuten. Picture: Paul Smith

Teuten proves he’s no fall guy with national silver

ALEX TEUTEN is targeting his first Great Britain vest after finishing second in the English Cross Country Championships in Nottingham.

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A mass of runners fill Winston Churchill Avenue to capacity as they set of on the Portsmouth half marathon (B3403-21)

THIS WEEK IN 1988: Is it the end of the Guildhall half marathon finish line?

‘Guildhall Square is too small to cope with the half marathon finish and it will have to be staged elsewhere next year.’

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Former Team Solent athletics coach dies aged 88

The coach who trained Olympic athletes, including Roger Black and Kriss Akabusi, has died.

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Waiting for the off, Kevin Murphy was all set for his charity walk (C1354-1)

THIS WEEK IN 1987: Barman Kevin has thirst for charity

Cocktail barman Kevin Murphy came up with a long, slow money-spinner...

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Serena Vincent, centre, celebrates success at the England Athletics Indoor Championships

City duo take their shot at national titles

City of Portsmouth duo Serena Vincent and Gaia Osborne celebrated success at the England Athletics Indoor Championships.

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Left to right: Cat Underwood, Debbie Cox and Ellie Randall. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Great time for personal bests as Lakeside delivers smiles

A fantastic total of 198 runners joined in the fun on Saturday with 34 first timers and an amazing 44 personal bests at Portsmouth Lakeside parkrun.

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Kiernan Easton with his daughters at QE parkrun. Picture: Penny Johnstone

Easton established fantastic community parkrun

The baton for event director has been passed on at Queen Elizabeth parkrun.

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City of Portsmouth athlete Mandy Gault

Gault wants more despite Irish bronze medal

MANDY GAULT admitted her Irish Indoor Athletics Championships experience was bitter sweet after winning bronze in Dublin.

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Ellie Farrow has been in excellent form this winter. Picture: David Brawn

Portsmouth athletes ready to step up to national stage

Some top team performances could be on the cards for City of Portsmouth athletes as they take on the best the country has to offer tomorrow.

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