Harriers finish day fifth
THERE was a fifth place finish for Chiltern Harriers as they hosted the second match of the Southern Women’s Track and Field League Division One season at Little Marlow.
There was a good start for the club in the opening track event, the U17 300m hurdles, which Fran Luttrell won in 48.1 secs.
This was quickly followed by a win in the ‘A’ string U15 100m from Aleesha Offside in 14.3 secs, and she later placed second in the ‘A’ string 200m in 30.7 secs.
Other noteworthy performances in the U15 category came from 11-year-old Millie Hughes, with 5.86m in the shot to finish second overall, and 12.14m in the javelin to take second in the ‘A’ string.
In the senior events, over-60 Barbara Ralph had the best placing with second in the 3,000m in a good time of 13 mins 23.6 secs.
Angela Hughes was third overall in the long jump with 3.36m, while team captain Ellie Bates was third ‘A’ string finisher and fourth overall in the 800m in 2 mins 51.2 secs.