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ATHLETICS: Harriers crowned league champions

Nene Valley Harriers signed off their track and field season with a fine showing in the East Anglian League finals at Bury St Edmunds on Sunday.

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Donovan Capes

ATHLETICS: Geoff gives helping hand

Geoff Capes will be coaching shot putters and discus throwers in Holbeach.

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Donovan Capes competed at Luton in the East Anglian League final meeting for Nene Valley Harriers where he smashed his club discus record with a throw of 31.97m to take back his number one ranking with over a metre.

ATHLETICS: Harriers crowned league champions

Nene Valley Harriers won the Southern League title with a 100 per cent record.

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Great Britain's Charlotte Taylor competes in the women's 10000m during day two of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 5, 2017. See PA story ATHLETICS World. Photo credit should read: John Walton/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No transmission of sound or moving images and no video simulation.

ATHLETICS: ‘An incredible experience’ for Charlotte

Former Spalding High School student Charlotte Taylor had a live TV audience of millions as she lined up at London Stadium for the IAAF World Championships 10,000m final.

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James McCrae took both middle distance wins.

ATHLETICS: Senior squad set for league celebrations

Victory in Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash means Nene Valley Harriers are almost certain to claim the Southern League Division One title for the second time in three years.

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Donovan Capes won the U13 shot in an impressive 10.96m just under his club record from last week of 11.03m, won the discus 25.65m, won the B string long jump with a PB of 4.50m and was part of the winning 4 x 100m relay team.

ATHLETICS: Field day for brothers in Harriers’ league victory

Nene Valley Harriers’ youngsters did the club proud again with an impressive victory in the Eastern Young Athletes League at Peterborough.

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Jennifer Platt winning the high jump

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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