The weather up North was pretty grim for the second NEGP meeting of the season at Jarrow. The wind and the rain gradually subsided over the course of the meeting favouring the later events.
Tynedale were well represented by U13 Girls. Chloe Sayer ran the 800m in a time of 3:17.0 and finished first in the High Jump with a jump of 1.25m. Lia Wilson won the Shot Put with a throw of 6m. Louise Smith was 3rd in the 200m in a time of 31.0 secs and ran the 800m in a time of 2:54.1. Keely French finished the 200m in 4th place in a time of 31.6 secs and ran the 800m in a time of 2:56.1.
Max McLeod was first on the U13 Boys points table at the meeting with the following results, 100m 3rd in 30.5 secs, High Jump 1st 1.20m, Shot Put 2nd 6.82m.
Harley Towart was close behind Max in the Shot Put with a throw of 6.4m to finish 3rd.
In the U15 girls races Rosina McLean was 2nd in the 200m with a time of 28.3 secs and Alex Lea was 3rd in the 800m with a time of 2:42.7. Alex also competed in the High Jump finishing 3rd with a jump of 1.30m.
U15 Boys Daniel Emmerson and Samborne Bush were keen to keep warm so both decided to run in their first ever 200m race. Daniel finished in a time of 27.9 secs and Samborne in a time of 30.5. Both boys had come to run the 800m which they duly did. Daniel finished in a PB of 2.23.4 and Samborne in a PB of 2.35.6. Max Pearson won the 800m in a new PB of 2:06.6.
Bryn Mordey finished 3rd in the U17 Mens points table with a win in the 100m 12.5 secs and 3rd place in the 400m 56.9.
Not to be out done, Darren Towart also finished 3rd in the Senior Mens points table and first in the V35 age category. Darren was 1st in the 100m 13.2 secs, and 1st in the discus 20.9m.
Adam Pratt was only two points behind Darren on the points table with 3rd place in the 400m 54.6 secs and 5th place in the 800m 2:05.5.
Another great turnout from our club track and field athletes. The next meeting is at Gateshead on Wednesday 18th June. Information can be found on the Junior Notice Board and any of the coaches (or athletes mentioned above) would be happy to give new comers some pointers.
The results have yet to be uploaded fully to Power of 10 but can be found by clicking on North Eastern Open Grand Prix Series (highlighted in red)