Duble S-win for Sarah in Welwyn

SARAH Swinhoe picked up a double win and Remel Wickham set a club record as London Heathside enjoyed a busy weekend on the track and field. Swinhoe was first in the 3000m A in the Southern women's track & field...

SARAH Swinhoe picked up a double win and Remel Wickham set a club record as London Heathside enjoyed a busy weekend on the track and field.

Swinhoe was first in the 3000m A in the Southern women's track & field event on Saturday, recording a time of 10minutes 34.4seconds, and followed that up on Sunday with a win in the Garden City 10-mile road race on Sunday.

Wickham, meanwhile, set a Heathside record in the 100m A on Saturday with a time of 12.5 seconds, and followed that up with third in the 200m with a time of 27.2.

Seven Heathside ladies turned out in Watford on Saturday, with Sue Rust fourth in the 1500m A, recording 5:00.6, while Natalie McQueen performed well in the B event with 2minutes 51.4seconds.


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Jaimie Hunter was second in the 3,000m B event, crossing the line in 10:36.4. Heathside's eventual total of 81 points saw the side finish 10th, frustratingly missing out on ninth by just half a point.

In the road races on Sunday, Paul Lemmon retained his county veterans title with a 12th-placed finish overall in the Middlesex 10k, recording 33.32.

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Steve Monaghan and Ken Heney enjoyed an eyeball to eyeball finish in the race, both crossing the line in 35.52, with Monaghan edging it by a matter of inches.

HIGHGATE'S Dale Bickham won the 5,000m (15:35.75) ahead of Stephen Whiting (16:15.48) in third, Jon Gardner in fifth and Richard Stewart in sixth at the final London Inter Club Challenge of the season at Barnet Copthall.

Dwain Bromfield was second in the A 100m (11.00) and won the B 200m (22.76)

Meanwhile, 17-year-old William Laing was competing against senior runners and was third and fourth in two 200m races.

In the field, Oscar Piotrowicz threw a personal best of 28.12m in the discus and hurled the hammer 36.85m.

Harriers' Damian Shirley was fifth in the Wimbledon Park time trial race at Wimbledon Common on Saturday, and O'Shea (18.34) continued his good form when he was 28th out of 200 runners in the Barking Park 5km road race.

On Sunday David Bruce (1:08.42) was 17th in the UK world half marathon trials and Bristol half marathon. Stephen Whiting (1:14.34secs) was 66th.

Roger Lowe, 65, finished the Kent Coastal Marathon in 3:58.2secs, and Henry Dodwell was third (32.49) in the Middlesex 10k road championships.

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