Smashing the record books
ANOTHER two records were broken at Little Athletics last Friday night with Luke Adamson smashing his own record in the 800m race.
With the mark now set at 2:42.0, it could be a long time before the club sees that one broken by another athlete.
Kaylee Garrigon used good technique and strength to break the under 14s discus record that was set by Bonnie Coolee in the 2003/2004 season.
Last week’s superstar, Samuel Murton put in another huge performance and for the second week in a row recorded four PBs from four events.
Danita Horner also topped the table this week recording PBs in all four of her events as well.
Senior athletes Joshua Lane and Luke Adamson both recorded four PBs from their five events.
The Vella family were in fine form with all three athletes recording superb results.
Vinnie has set his sights on the under six 200 metre record after taking three seconds off of his previous best run. Big brother Joey improved his 200 metre time by more than two seconds and Lily added more than two metres to her previous turbo javelin mark.
Ella Bartlett is coming into good form in hurdles just in time for the regional pentathlon which she will compete in on Saturday.
Ella reduced her PB in sixty metre hurdles by one second last Friday night.
The 200 metre races were well contested with Callum Bak, Molly Woods and Shonelle McFarlane all recording PBs.
Danita Horner is making an excellent comeback from a long term illness, regaining her form in the throwing events.
Last week she improved by more than one metre in turbo javelin.
The last race of the night contained several age groups combining for the 800 metres.
Racing against adults and talented juniors, Joshua Lane (under 16s) had to produce something special to finish ahead of the field.
Already a noted middle distance runner, Joshua improved his time by almost two seconds and lead the other seventeen competitors across the line.
In the adults division, Angie Ebert, Matt Hollett and Troy Lane topped the PB table with each recording four personal bests from five events.
Andrew Hill and Tricia Heap recorded two PBs each for the night.
Andrew Hill showed plenty of speed on the 100 metre track, stopping the clock at 13.4 seconds.
Club treasurer, Troy Lane has improved his his discus mark by more than two metres and Tricia Heap added almost three metres to her PB improving the club record.
A squad of Little A’s members will travel to Torbanlea on Saturday for the Central Coast Regional Pentathlon.
The team have trained hard with great results.