Young Highgate Harriers enter
5 Star and 10 Step Awards
HORSPATH STADIUM, OXFORD 22ND MAY 2005
18 young athletes aged between 7 and 12 years old from Highgate Harriers AC went to Oxford and entered what was for some their first ever athletics competition.
Competitors came from as far a field as The Isle of White and Leeds to join in one of the few remaining 5 Star Award competitions in the country.
5 Star Award
All competitors choose 3 events:
1 Track + 1 Field + 1 of either
Certificates from The Amateur Athletic Association of England are awarded according to the standard achieved and medals are awarded to the Top Three overall competitors.
In the Under 13 Girls EUCALYPTA BRADLEY (Parliament Hill School) achieved (213 POINTS) AND (5 STARS) which placed her in the SILVER POSITION overall ,narrowly missing Gold by 2 points to DANIELLE ANDERSON (215 points) of Oxford City AC.
Eucalytpta achieved a PB of 12.6 seconds in 70M HURDLES (82 points), SHOTPUTTED 8.12m (71 points) in torrential rain and with a sore knee managed to LONG JUMP 3.66m (60 points) for her grand total of 213 POINTS.
U13 MATHILDA SISSI BRIDGE (St Marylebone School) achieved (5 STARS). She ran a feisty 800m coming in 3rd place behind Oxford's Danielle Anderson.
U12 AIMEE JANE COTTER (Hampstead Parochial School) - (4 STARS).
U11 ELLA McKENZIE, ROSIE BASRIEN and U12 SHASKA BAIN also did well.
U12 ROLAND TURNELL-RITSON (5 Stars)
U12 DANIEL HAWWORTH (2 Stars)
U11 LEO TURNELL-RITSON (4 Stars)
U11 ARTHUR BRIDGE (Christchurch School) - (3 Stars)
The 10 Step Competition
All Under 8 and 9 competitors enter 5 EVENTS.
10 Step Events: 50m sprint, 800m jog, standing long jump, ball throw, object pick-up.
Certificates are awarded from The Amateur Athletic Association of England according to the standard achieved.
Girls U8 & U9
Overall 1ST place went to Highgate's ALIDA HAWORTH who achieved (9 STEPS).
SHAYE ANNAREALL(8 STEPS).
GEMMA DADE(7 STEPS).
Boys U8 & U9
ALEXANDER AUTERAC (8 STEPS).
ELLIOT REIDY (7 STEPS).
MAX BAIN (7 STEPS).