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ATHLETICS: Capes sets club and championship records

An outstanding performance by Donovan Capes was the highlight of a good day for Nene Valley athletes at the Lincolnshire county championships.

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Donovan Capes

ATHLETICS: Record-breaking Capes moves top of UK’s rankings

Nene Valley Harriers got their season off to a fine start in the opening fixture at the Embankment Track, finishing second behind last year’s unbeaten champions Ipswich.

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Langtoft Road Run 3km fun run and 10k race 
Fun run Bourne Westfield primary runners

LANGTOFT ROAD RACE AND FUN RUN: Aaron is first on record day

Aaron Scott led home a record field of nearly 350 runners as he claimed a comprehensive victory in Sunday’s Langtoft 10k.

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Isaac Huskisson

ATHLETICS: Flying start for Harriers

Nene Valley Harriers got their track and field season off to a flying start with an impressive victory in 
Saturday’s Southern League Division One fixture at the Peterborough Athletics Arena.

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Charlotte Taylor

ATHLETICS: Charlotte delighted by world-class time

Former Spalding High School student Charlotte Taylor continued to enhance her reputation on the world stage with a stunning run over 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational meeting in California.

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The start of the 10k last year

ATHLETICS: Langtoft run all set for another record

Entries are filling up fast with less than four weeks until the Langtoft 10k and 3k fun run on Sunday, April 30.

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Lee Addison accepts the Talented Student Bursary from Anthony Grunwell of the Friends of Sir John Gleed School Parents and Friends Association.

ATHLETICS: ‘Excellent role model’ full of pride and respect

Evidence of the high regard for Lee Addison, both as a sportsman and student, came in the summer of 2016 when he was awarded a Talented Student Bursary.

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Lee Addison sets the pace in the South Lincolnshire Schools Cross Country Championships in 2015.

ATHLETICS: Lee takes leap of faith to join multi-eventers

To his classmates at Spalding Academy (formerly Sir John Gleed School), Year 10 student Lee Addison (15) is known as “the kid who runs quickly”.

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Sam Oakley

CROSS COUNTRY: Lloyd leads charge for Nene Valley Harriers

Nene Valley Harriers athletes left many of their rivals bogged down in the mud at the National Cross Country Championships on Saturday.

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Holbeach Youth Club - indoor shot put competition run by Geoff Capes' academy
Juniors round

ATHLETICS: Delight for Donovan at the ‘Shotacular’

Geoff Capes was pleased with the success of the first indoor shot put competition held in Lincolnshire.

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Donovan Capes on top of the podium

ATHLETICS: Shot put title for Geoff Capes’ grandson

The grandson of former Commonwealth and European champion Geoff Capes has won a shot put title.

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The fun run last year

ATHLETICS: Online entries for Langtoft Road Run

A popular annual village 10k road race and fun run has begun the formal countdown to its 28th event by opening the online entry system.

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Megan Ellison, Josie Fortune, Ellie Piccaver

ATHLETICS: Girl power brings back medals

Nene Valley’s girls went on a medal winning spree in the final North Midlands Cross Country League fixture of the season at Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday.

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Langtofts Jasmine Allen meets double Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill

ATHLETICS: Impressive start for sprinters

Last weekend saw the start of the 2017 track and field season.

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Alex Hampson

ATHLETICS: Alex and Matt lead way for Nene Valley Harriers

Nene Valley’s under-20 men won team gold at Sunday’s Lincolnshire Cross Country Championships.

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Hereward Relay

ATHLETICS: First outing for Three Counties at Hereward Relay

Three Counties Running Club entered three teams – named Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk – in the Hereward Relay organised by March AC on Sunday.

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Langtoft Road Race earlier this year

ATHLETICS: Six chosen to benefit from Langtoft Road Race funds

Six charities and organisations are striding towards 2017 with an extra spring in their step thanks to the efforts of runners at this year’s Langtoft Road Race.

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Tracy and Sarah-Jane set new PBs

In a quiet week for Three Counties Running Club, there were still personal bests for two of the club members who competed in the King’s Lynn parkrun.

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Runners have to plough through a quagmire

It was a case of mud glorious mud for the Three Counties Running Club athletes who took on the Shouldham Cross Country on Sunday.

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Nathan Tweedie and Alex Hampson

CROSS-COUNTRY: Flo’s flying as Harriers mount strong finish on derby day

Nene Valley Harriers enjoyed a hugely satisfying start to the cross-country season at Derby on Saturday with a winning display in the opening fixture of the North Midlands League.

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