Congratulations to Luke Ambrosioni who finished 5th in the Pentathlon at Midland area finals for the English Schools. Luke’s final score of 2355 points is a club record and included a pb in the Long Jump of 5.86m. Luke will now compete at the English Schools combined events final at Bedford in September. (26/6/18)


Alicia Barrett took a Silver & a Bronze medal at Bedord in the England u23 Champs on 17th June. Alicia took 2nd place in her specialist event, the 100m Hurdles, and also took 3rd place in the 200m, the latter in a pb time. Also racing in the 200m was Ella Barrett who was 5th. (17/6/18)


The schools inter counties were held in Birmingham on 16th June with those who finished in the top 2 in the Junior & Inter age groups at the county schools being invited to compete for Derbyshire against 9 other counties. Oliver Dakin won the inter boys 100m Hurdles in a pb & Louise Cocking ran a pb in winning a silver medal in the inter girls 3000m. Joe Currie was 5th overall in the junior boys 1500m, Leah Proctor was 8th in the inter girls 300m, Nathan Gavaghan was the 12th quickest in the junior boys 100m, Sam Allen was 17th in the inter boys 1500m & in 15th in the inter girls 80m Hurdles was Lydia Cresswell. On the field there was a silver medal for Hannah Moody in the junior girls Pole Vault & Lois Green won bronze in the inter girls event. Natasha Hill finished 7th in the inter girls Hammer, Luke Ambrosioni was 8th in the junior boys High Jump and Eloise Jones was 9th in the inter girls Triple Jump. (17/6/18)


The Derbyshire Country Schools Champs were held in Derby on 9th June and saw a number of Championship Best Performances set by the club's athletes. Will Foot & Hannah Moody set new marks in the Junior boys & girls Pole Vault competitions, Oliver Dakin did likewise in the Intermediate 100m Hurdles & in the Senior girls events Lauren Hill & Emma Botham set new records in the Hammer & Discus respectively.

In the Junior boys events Joe Currie won the 1500m, Luke Ambrosioni did likewise in the High Jump and Nathan Gavaghan earned a Silver medal in the 100m. Emily Rogers took Junior girls bronze in the High Jump as did Lily Baines in the Javelin. Charlotte Hickin & Aimee Fellows won the Senior girls High Jump & Shot respectively & there was a silver for Rebecca Wardle in the Javelin. Alex Ediker took the Senior boys 1500m title. Another 1500m winner was Sam Allen in the Inter boys where Tom Spencer was 2nd in the 3000m & Oscar Cousins took Bronze in the 800m. Eloise Jones, Louise Cocking, Natasha Hill & Lois Green were all gold medal winners in the Inter girls events in the Triple Jump, 3000m, Hammer & Pole Vault respectively, Leah Proctor took a silver in the 300m as did Lydia Cresswell in the 80m Hurdles where Elfie Burn took bronze. (12/6/18)


Ella Barrett won senior women’s Gold in the 200m at the Northern Champs in Manchester on 10th June. Ella’s time of 24.59secs was a seasons best. Aimee Fellows took u20 Bronze in the Discus at the Midland Champs with a new pb of 31.73m and also placed 5th in the Shot. (12/6/18)


Four championship best performances were set by the club's athletes at the Derbyshire Athletics County Championships on 12/13th May. In the u20 women's throws Emma Botham set new figures in the Discus with Lauren Hill doing likewise in the Hammer. Further records were set by Will Foot in the u15 boys Pole Vault & Oliver Dakin in the u17 men's 100m Hurdles.

Leah Proctor won 4 medals in the u17 women's events; golds in the 200m & 300m and silvers in the 100m & Pole Vault. Lois Green won the Vault, Eloise Jones took the Triple Jump title as well as a bronze in the Shot, Louise Cocking took a couple of silvers in the 1500m & 3000m, Natasha Hill also won a silver medal in the Hammer & Danielle Hutchinson took Long Jump bronze.

In the u13 girls events Isabelle Fellows took golds in the Shot & Javelin with Lottie Hall taking bronze in the Jav. There were u15 girls golds for Ella Laban in the Hammer & Hannah Moody in the Pole Vault with Alicia Proctor taking silver in the vault as well as bronze in the Triple Jump and Lily Baines gained a silver in the Javelin. Charlotte Hickin took High Jump gold in the u20 women's events, as did Rebecca Wardle in the Pole Vault & Emma Botham in the Shot. Lauren Hill & Rebecca Wardle were 1-2 in the Javelin and Aimee Fellows took silvers in the Shot & Discus.

Joe Currie took a double win in the u15 boys 800m & 1500m, Luke Ambrosioni did likewise in the High & Long Jumps with Nathan Gavaghan taking a pair of silvers in the 100m & 200m. Oliver Dakin added to his hurdles win with a gold in the 200m & silver in the 100m for the u17 men, Will Tighe took 1500 gold & 800m silver with Sam Allen snatching a bronze in the 1500. Ewan & Tom Spencer were 1-2 in the 3000m and Ewan Horsley won the Pole Vault. Callum Stowell won a bronze medal in the u13 boys 200m and Jacob Buckley took a couple of silvers in the u20 men's 800m & 1500m. A bronze was won by Rob Sims in the senior men's Hammer with Bob Sims taking M60 bronzes in the Shot, Hammer & Discus.

In the Yorkshire championships Alicia Barrett won the 200m & 100m Hurdles. (updated 17/5/18)


The Derbyshire Quadkids event, held at the county champs in Nottingham on 13th May, saw u11 athletes taking part in the 75m, Howler, Long Jump & 600m. Nathanael Gaskin finished 2nd overall in the boys event with Seth Lowe in 13th place though Seth was the athlete with the longest jump on the day. In the girls event Lydia Griffin was 4th, Gracie Pell 5th & Chloe-May Staniland was 7th. (15/5/18)


Alicia Barrett finished 8th in the final of the 100m hurdles today in a time of 13.64secs. Alicia had started her campaign on the Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday morning with 4th place in her heat in a time of 13.19secs and in the process qualified for the final as a fastest loser. Congratulations also to Niamh Emerson of Amber Valley & Erewash who took Bronze in the Heptathlon. (13/4/18)