The Biggleswade AC senior ladies cross-country team of Juliet Naylor, Isobel Everest and Lindsay Lister, had yet another good day at the office in the penultimate match of the Three Counties Cross Country League at Letchworth on Sunday 20th December.
Whilst many people were taking advantage of the weekend before Christmas to do some last minute shopping, thirty members of Biggleswade AC donned their wings, dusted off their tutus and checked that their wands were in good working order for the club’s annual Fairy Run.
On the evening of Friday 18th December Biggleswade Athletic Club’s junior members gathered at the Weatherley Centre to receive recognition for all their efforts during the past year.
Starting his season early, Dan Steel competed at the South of England Athletics Association Combined Events Championships at Lee Valley on the 19th and 20th December.
Participating in the 60m, 60m Hurdles, long jump, high jump, shot put, pole vault and the 1000m, Dan accumulated 3,372 points, narrowly missing out on new personal best result, and club record, by just 11 points.
Juliet was in action, again, last weekend in the Lode Half Marathon. This flat and fast course can sometimes get a bit muddy in places – conditions that Juliet thrives upon – and she didn’t disappoint, finishing in 6th place overall and being the first lady to cross the line in a club record breaking time of 1hr 25mins 31secs (a new personal best by over a minute).
Biggleswade AC ladies cross-country team managed a fantastic result at the first match of the Three Counties Cross Country League at a very muddy, Wellingborough on Sunday 25th October. Continue reading
Each year, Biggleswade AC organises a weekend away to another part of the country. In previous years we have been to two locations in Derbyshire, the Cotswolds and, this year, the venue was in the heart of rural England … Sherwood Forest.
It was a promising start to the cross country season for junior member, Daniel Hemming, who completed the tough, undulating course of the Ampthill Trophy at the weekend. Daniel’s finish time of 8mins 21secs secured him 4th place in this age category and 9th overall.
Three Biggleswade Athletic Club members took part in the Fenland 10 mile road race on Sunday 18th October.