London Indoor Games

A contingent of Chichester Runners & AC members travelled to the Lee Valley Athletic Centre in North London for the annual prestigious London Indoor Games over the weekend 21st/22nd January 2018.This event attracts athletes of all age groups from across the UK, as well as overseas. It proved to be a perfect weekend for some valuable early competition experience, with everyone posting fine performances and personal bests.


In the U17 age group Phoebe Pontet finished second in her 60m Hurdles race, stopping the clock at a PB 10.28sec, and followed it up with another good second spot placing in the 60m Sprint at 8.85 sec again a PB.


Emily Russell broke her 60m PB with a winning time of 8.66sec and then having been drawn in lane one of the 200m, successfully negotiated the tight bends and banking of the indoor track, to record 28.75sec for 4th place.


Rosie Compton leaped out to a good season`s opener of 4.38m in the Long Jump and ran very well in her 60m Sprint for a PB 8.79sec. She later recorded 29.28sec in the 200m.


Both U15`s also enjoyed a good weekend with Fleur Hollyer recording a new PB 10.60sec in the 60m Hurdles and scored a fine victory in her 60m Sprint with a PB 8.50sec.


Sophie Dudman again looked very strong with an excellent win in her 60m Hurdles clocking a fine 10.12sec PB.