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ATHLETICS: Army cadet Jennifer beats national record

Army Cadet Corporal Jennifer Platt took gold in the girls intermediate high jump at the ACF National Athletics Finals.

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James McCrae

ATHLETICS: Rowan picks up maximum rewards

Nene Valley Harriers men’s track and field team pulled off a remarkable result when finishing second in their British League fixture at Manchester.

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Donovan Capes improved his personal best in the shot on Sunday at Cambridge competing for Nene Valley Harriers in the Eastern Young Athletes League with a throw of 10.96m  beating his previous effort of 10.65m  and recorded an impressive 28.40m in the discus, just shy of his national best of 29.55m.

ATHLETICS: Talented teenagers dominate from start to finish

Nene Valley were too hot for the opposition to handle in their Eastern Young Athletes League fixture at Cambridge on Sunday.

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Men's winner Phil Martin and Rotary president Carl Midgley

ATHLETICS: Record entry at Deeping

Phil Martin won Sunday’s Deeping 10k road race by a margin of nearly two minutes.

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PRIZE GUY: Spalding Academy student Lee Addison shows off his trophy for being awarded athlete of the year with Nene Valley Harriers.

ATHLETICS: Perfect start and finish by Harriers

Nene Valley Harriers pulled off an exciting victory in their Southern League Division One fixture at Bedford on Sunday.

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From left, Chris Mooney, Paul Parkin, Barry Warne, Chris Hunt, Sean Beard, Simon Bell and Chris Armstrong.

ATHLETICS: Veteran teams show strength in depth

Nene Valley Harriers veteran road runners showed their strength in depth by fielding two men’s over-45 teams in the British Masters Road Relays at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

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Donovan Capes

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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