Trophy success for Colchester and Tendring athletes


4:49pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Colchester and Tendring Athletic Club scooped their first team trophy for several years at the East Anglian League Finals, in Bury St Edmunds.

Bronze Joy for CATs sprinter at Alexander Stadium


11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Colchester and Tendring Athletic Club sprinter Joy Ogunleye enhanced her flourishing reputation by winning bronze at the English Schools Track and Field Championships.

VIDEO: Colchester Harriers pair Jordan Rowe and Jake Young win gold medals at Essex Championships

Gazette: Jake Young on top of the podium after his 800m win

2:15pm Thursday 29th May 2014

NORTH Essex athletes had a successful time at the Essex Track & Field Championships held at Melbourne Park.

VIDEO AND PICTURE GALLERY: Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships

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6:30am Thursday 13th February 2014

YOUNG runners had to brave the worst of the battering winds, rain and mud yesterday as they competed in the Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships at King John School in Thundersley.

Rowe's winning run continues

Gazette: Silverware – Jordan Rowe shows off his winner’s trophy. Picture: Ryan Goad

10:56am Friday 31st January 2014

FRINTON teenager Jordan Rowe’s unbeaten run this winter continued after he was crowned Southern Cross-Country Champion.

Rowe determined to keep on winning

Gazette: Breaking the tape – Jordan Rowe winning in Cardiff on Sunday  Picture: SportpicturesCymru

7:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

FRINTON’S Jordan Rowe won the biggest race of his career at the weekend – and now he setting his sights on more glory.

Persent benefits from trip to the Michael Johnson Performance Centre

Gazette: On track: Louis Persent is feeling stronger than ever

9:57am Friday 10th January 2014

LOUIS Persent says spending time at the Michael Johnson Performance Centre has been “hugely beneficial” in helping him get back up to speed.

Sprint siblings star on the track

Gazette: Sprint stars – Joy and Emmanuel Ogunleye.  Picture: WARREN PAGE

8:00am Saturday 12th October 2013

TWO talented sprint siblings have taken Colchester & Tendring Athletics Club by storm. Lexden’s Emmanuel and Joy Ogunleye are both celebrating a fantastic season for CAT’s, which has seen them rocket up the UK rankings.

Persent is hoping scholarship is just the boost he needs

Gazette: Persent is hoping scholarship is just the boost he needs

8:42am Wednesday 11th September 2013

Louis Persent is hoping a bumper scholarship will help him transform his career and boost his chances of reaching the Rio Olympics.

Staines set to represent Great Britain

Gazette: Winner - Wendy Staines

2:41pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Wendy Staines has qualified to represent Team GB at the 2014 European and World competitions after victory at an Ironman competition.

Hayley hopes to make a splash with Great Britain

Gazette: Ready for the challenge: Hayley Hawes will compete in an aquathlon at the ITU World Triathlon series.

5:13pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

Hayley Hawes has been selected to represent Great Britain at an event in London.

Finn shatters Harriers throwing record

4:11pm Monday 29th July 2013

Finn O’Reilly broke a club javelin record as Colchester Harriers finished fifth in the latest round of the Eastern Young Athletes League, in Bedford.

Emmanuel storms the sprints for CATs

Gazette: Speedy - Emmanuel Ogunleye was in great form for Colchester and Tendring Athletic Club at their Eastern Young Athletes League meet. Picture: WARREN PAGE

4:10pm Monday 29th July 2013

Emmanuel Ogunleye took the sprints by storm as Colchester and Tendring Athletic Club took part in their latest Eastern Young Athletes League meet.

Pupils are on the right track at Garrison

Gazette: Track technique - nearly 400 children took part in the primary schools athletics championships, at Colchester Garrison. Picture: SEANA HUGHES (CO81823-04)

1:13pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Nearly 400 children took part in a primary school athletics championship.

Weitz is aiming for a marathon effort

6:00am Friday 12th July 2013

HALSTEAD Amateur Boxing Club’s Vicki Weitz is aiming to run 26 marathons in 26 days.

Triathlon time in Clacton

4:47pm Thursday 6th September 2012

THE 14th Clacton Triathlon takes place on Saturday and Sunday.

Claxton takes a break to enhance Olympic ambitions

7:00am Friday 25th June 2010

Sarah Claxton feels her decision to take a complete break from competitive athletics will enhance rather than harm her Olympic ambitions.

Essex Key Stage Two cross-country results

6:13pm Thursday 4th March 2010

YEAR 3 INDIVIDUAL BOYS WINNERS 1 Jack Wardley (Lyons Hall School), 2 Billy Smith (Henry Moore), 3 Jack Martin (St Michael's).

Claxton loses funding

Gazette: Sarah Claxton

10:35am Wednesday 28th October 2009

Colchester Olympian Sarah Claxton has been dealt a bombshell after discovering her lottery funding has been withdrawn by UK Athletics.

Messy run is costly for Claxton in Berlin

9:51am Thursday 20th August 2009

A season of injury nightmares haunted Sarah Claxton’s bid for a place in the final of the women's 100 metre hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Claxton faces anxious wait

10:10am Monday 27th July 2009

Sarah Claxton is facing an anxious wait to see if her name is included by selectors in the list of British athletes heading to next month’s World Championships in Berlin.

Persent claims bronze

Gazette: Louis Persent

10:09am Monday 27th July 2009

Colchester's Louis Persent overcame an Achilles injury to claim a 400 metres bronze medal for Great Britain at the European Junior Championships in Serbia.

Harrier Spowage produces fine runs

10:09am Tuesday 7th July 2009

Colchester Harriers’ Paul Spowage produced two fine runs at Birmingham’s Alexandra Stadium, in the National Veterans Track Championships.

Duffield's amazing sequence of races - at 70-years-old

10:07am Tuesday 7th July 2009

Tiptree Road Runner Roger Duffield, who is 70 later this year, completed a remarkable sequence of seven races in seven days.

Persent books summer trip to Serbia with Great Britain team

Gazette: Persent books summer trip to Serbia with Great Britain team

9:52am Tuesday 30th June 2009

Colchester Harriers’ Louis Persent booked a summer trip to Serbia, where he will compete in the 400 metres for Great Britain at the European Junior Championships in July.

Sobodu slow out of the blocks

Gazette: Sobodu slow out of the blocks

10:12am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

A slow reaction in the starting blocks robbed Colchester’s Olufunmi Sobodu of the chance of setting the European Junior Athletics Championships standard qualifying time ahead of the Great Britain team trials this weekend.

Claxton fit and gunning for GB place

10:15am Tuesday 23rd June 2009

Sarah Claxton is ready to bounce back to full fitness and book her place in Great Britain’s team at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Hedman getting faster

10:27am Monday 22nd June 2009

Witham runner Graham Hedman is getting faster and faster this season.

Ladies take up the challenge

Gazette: Ladies take up the challenge

10:19am Tuesday 2nd June 2009

Colchester and Tendring Athletic Club’s ladies took up the challenge of the Friday five-mile road race at Ipswich and came away with four trophies.

Jessica wins heptathlon

Gazette: Jessica wins heptathlon

10:25am Tuesday 19th May 2009

Hot on the heels from winning a 300-metres silver medal at the Essex championships, Colchester Harriers’ Jessica Cutts went one better by winning the Essex under-17 women’s heptathlon, at Woodford Green.

Moore excellent running from Melanie

10:23am Tuesday 19th May 2009

A GOOD turn out of Colchester Harriers appeared at the inaugural ten-kilometre road race held at Colchester Garrison.

Harriers scoop large medal haul

Gazette: Cameron Irwin

10:12am Tuesday 12th May 2009

Colchester Harriers scooped another large medal haul at the Essex County Championships in Chelmsford.

Stradling's super marathon run

10:29am Tuesday 28th April 2009

Sarah Stradling felt she paid the price for a fast start at the Flora London Marathon, but the Colchester Harriers star still ran a personal best time to finish as eighth British woman over the finish line.

Fine morning's work for deadly duo

10:01am Tuesday 14th April 2009

It was a good morning’s work for the deadly duo of Danielle Tatum and Sam Clayton, competing in the popular Annual Sudbury five-mile Road Race on a sunny Good Friday.

Claxton fails in Turin

10:01am Thursday 12th March 2009

Sarah Claxton was left ruing a poor start as she saw her hopes of a medal at the European Indoor Athletics Championships disappear in Turin.

GB Hurdling star's big day at the European Indoor Athletics Championship

11:28am Friday 6th March 2009

SARAH Claxton is ready to do the Italian Job.

Claxton relieved and delighted

10:23am Wednesday 25th February 2009

Sarah Claxton admitted to a measure of relief mixed in with her delight at being included in the Great Britain team to compete at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Turin next month.

Lion-hearted green vests

7:20pm Tuesday 24th February 2009

Harriers were represented by a full men’s team for the first time in years at the National Cross-Country Championships held over the very tough Parliament Hills course.

Encouraging Heath runs

5:20pm Tuesday 24th February 2009

Tiptree Road Runners had a small team at the biggest event of the winter season, the National Cross-Country Championships, at Parliament Hill Fields in London.

Talented Braintree youngster shows her ability

3:20pm Tuesday 24th February 2009

CLARICE Parrott was in fine form for Braintree and District Athletics Club at Essex’s inaugural Junior Indoor Mini Competition in Chelmsford.

Deasy rises to the occasion on the hills

12:20pm Tuesday 24th February 2009

COLCHESTER and Tendring Athletic Club members were among more than 8,000 who took part in this year’s National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields in London.

Claxton can't improve on time

10:24am Monday 23rd February 2009

Colchester's Sarah Claxton was unable to improve on her season’s best time when she competed in the women’s 60 metre hurdles at the Aviva Grand Prix meeting in Birmingham.

Claxton putting injury behind her

Gazette: Sarah Claxton

10:41am Thursday 19th February 2009

Colchester's Sarah Claxton is hoping to have put a back injury behind her as she bids for glory at the European Indoor Athletics Championships next month.

Kiddle's lifetime best

10:28am Tuesday 17th February 2009

Braintree and District Athletic Club’s Aleasha Kiddle secured a lifetime best at the prestigious U20 Aviva Indoor Championships.

Harriers soar to success

Gazette: Harriers soar to success

10:27am Tuesday 17th February 2009

Colchester Harriers produced the goods in the final fixture of the 53-12 Cross-Country League with a stirring team effort to take the title by one point from Suffolk-based rivals Ipswich Jaffa.

Halstead at Bentley race

2:50pm Thursday 12th February 2009

A quartet of Halstead Road Runners raced in the Great Bentley half marathon.

A string of great runs by Harwich Runners

10:50am Thursday 12th February 2009

HARWICH Runners raced to a string of great performances at the Great Bentley Half-Marathon on Sunday.

Sarah defends Essex crown in brilliant race

1:30pm Tuesday 10th February 2009

COLCHESTER HARRIERS’ Sarah Stradling ran a fine race at the Great Bentley half-marathon to successfully defend her Essex Championship crown by finishing first in the women’s race and 15th overall in a brilliant effort by the talented runner.

Condron’s creditable placing

1:30pm Tuesday 10th February 2009

LAURA Condron continued her winter cross-country season by being selected to represent the South of England team in an international match in Düsseldorf in Germany.

Slater speeds to bronze medal

1:29pm Tuesday 10th February 2009

THE Great Bentley half-marathon saw a great result for Tiptree Road Runners, with Jim Slater winning a county bronze medal in the V60 category.


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