Lily Murray Dominating in the Hammer

Lily Murray has had a summer to remember; earning her first GB call up with GB Juniors, representing Team England, Winning the English National Champs, English Schools Champs and South of England Champs!

Lily made her GB debut for the GB under 18s team at the Manchester international in August. Facing off against some tough competition, Lily took 2nd place overall, with a season's best 55.26m!

It was a grand slam of national and regional titles in the Hammer throw; taking English Schools gold with 54.58m in July. Rainy conditions for the England U17 champs in August but still taking the win with 51.68m. Completing the set of Gold medals later in the month at the SEAA Champs in Kingston, throwing 54.20m

Lily capped off the month with her first Team England selection at the ETC Throws Fest, close to her seasons best with 55.19m

Upcoming Fixtures

 - Sat 11th Sept - Southern Athletics League - Julie Rose Stadium, Ashford, under 17 and above

 - Sat/Sun 18/19th Sept - Kent U13, Combined Events and Masters Champs - Erith Stadium, Erith, U13 and above, pre-entry only.

 - Sun 26th Sept - Club Championships - Central Park, Dartford, All Ages. Timetable here. Entry HERE.

Natalie and Olwen XC

Club Records Fall for Emilia Stevens

Emilia Stevens is hitting top form as the U13 season reaches its finale at the County Championships

In the Kent Under 13 Pentathlon Championship, at Tonbridge, Emilia ran a blistering 70mH race to a photo finish 2nd place. Emilia knocked a full second from her best to become the first Swale girl under 13seconds for the 70mH with a CR 12.71sec.

Emilia went on to clear 1.20m in the High Jump, land a PB of 3.48m in the Long Jump and threw 5.96m in the Shot.

In the final even of the day, Emilia put in another big performance, smashing her own 800m Club Record by 5 seconds with 2.47.45min, taking her Pentathlon points total to 1765pts, a third CR on the day!

Swale also had Noah Jennings in the Boys Pentathlon, Noah also breaking his 75m hurdles PB by a big margin of over a second with 15.44sec, ending his day on 1023pts

Meanwhile Alfie Walach had a stand out performance in the High Jump; while not the highest of clearances, Alfie cleared 8 bars, starting at the competition minimum to finish on a new PB of 1.12m! Alfie wrapped up his Pentathlon with 846pts

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