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CROSS-COUNTRY: Taylor leads GB to Euro gold

Spalding’s Charlotte Taylor led Great Britain to team gold in the European Cross Country Championship held in Slovakia on Sunday.

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Flo Brill

CROSS COUNTRY: Harriers remain on course for honours

Nene Valley Harriers are rapidly becoming the team to beat in The North Midlands League after another fine showing in the penultimate fixture of the season at Heanor on Saturday.

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Bourne Grammar School

CROSS COUNTRY: Fourth place in national final

Bourne Grammar School took fourth place in the ESAA Cross Country Cup national final.

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Josie Fortune, Ellie Piccaver and Amber Park.

ATHLETICS: Pride of place for under-17 girls

Nene Valley Harriers had a great day in the Mansfield mud on Saturday as they excelled across the age groups in the National Cross Country Relays staged at their traditional Berry Park venue.

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The Nene Valley Harriers squad of Niamh Hodgson, Alexa Boole, Niamh Rushton, Josie Knight, Lottie Hemmings, Chelsea Bole and Amelia Devine.

ATHLETICS: Flying start for Harriers

The under-13 girls got Nene Valley Harriers’ season off to a flying start in the North Midlands Cross Country League meeting at Derby on Saturday.

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Morgan Harrison

Wisbech 3C runner Morgan breaks 15-year Holbeach school record

Talented junior runner, Three Counties member Morgan Harrison, has had a fantastic week of results, not only getting a fantastic PB at King’s Lynn Parkrun but also breaking records at his school.

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TROPHY TIME: Donovan Capes in the family gym at home with all of his medals and cups.

ATHLETICS: Capes claims top UK ranking

Donovan Capes’ first full competitive season ended with a huge collection of medals and trophies.

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Donovan Capes

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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