Evac - Ladies still in with finals shout!

The third of the Veteran Track meetings was held at Kettering. The track team were supported by many officials and volunteers who aided the smooth running of the home fixture.

The Men's team were again depleted by injuries with Team Captain Paul Marlow only able to take part in the 2k walk. He equipped himself well with his own style of race walking(!) finished in first place.

Andy Clawson running on tired legs from helping the KTH road running squad to victory the night before finished in second place in the 400m and the 1500m. In the same events Paul Young also ran well as did New recruit Matt Smith (vet 35).

Gregg Smith made a welcome return in the 100m and high jump and Peter Goringe also returned to perform well in the long jump, high jump and also broke his own club record in the 2k walk! Jerry Wise also made his first appearance of the season to gain a third and fourth place in the shot and hammer respectively.

Vet 40 youngster Andy Mills finished 1st in the long jump and shot and second place in the hammer. Adam Henley also took a brief rest from officiating to compete in the Vet 35 hammer gaining a second place.

In the Ladies event with selection for the Finals still a possibility Team Manager Amanda Marlow had to pick the team for maximum points!

Helen Keyworth had a busy night with a 2nd in the 100m, 1st in the 400m and 3rd in the high jump. She also assisted the vet 35s to 2nd in the 4 x 100m relay.

Jill Tierney gained a 3rd in the 100m, 4th in the 400m and 2nd in the 2k walk as well as the relay. Alison Moxey performed well in the relay, shot and the 1500m as well as her debut at the hammer! Kerry Munn came 2nd in the 1500m and also gained useful points in the long jump and relay.

Sandra Vaughan threw a massive pb in the hammer for third as well as taking part in the shot and relay. Kathy Coleman also threw a pb in the shot for 2nd and also gained 3rd in the 2k walk as well as taking part in the 100m and relay.

Amanda Marlow jumped a pb in the High Jump for 2nd, also gaining 2nd place in the long jump and two third places in the hammer and shot, as well as taking part in the relay.

Over 55 athlete, Sue Robinson gained brilliant points for the team in the 100m, shot and the relay.

Most of the uninjured men and all the women took part in the very enjoyable 4 x 100m relays.

With one fixture remaining in August at Milkton Keynes there is all to compete for! The Ladies Team still have an outside chance of making the finals in September.