Harriers smash their PBs in British Milers’ Classic meeting
Hundreds of athletes compete at Milton Keynes with the Chiltern club especially strong at 800m
2.14.97, but Oliver Jackson (U17), with 2.16.12, and Nathan Hackley (U13) with 2.19.05, both got new bests.
The women’s C race saw Scarlett Wager Leigh (U17) finish second with a season’s best of 2.17.59, while in the E race Soraya Lockwood (U15) shattered her previous best by almost five seconds, winning with a great turn of pace over the last 200m to clock 2.26.75.
There were also several mixed races, with Hannah Thear (U20) having a solid run of 2.24.20 in the B race, while Sandie Pohlman (U15) maintained her good recent form to record a new best of 2.26.42 in the D race.
In the 1500m races, Orla Williams (U13) was competing against girls several years her senior in the women’s D race, but ran excellently to be fourth and record a new best of 4.55.51, putting her fifth in the national U13 rankings.
Her brother Angus Williams (U15) ran in the men’s E race and took three seconds off his best to log 4.22.31, less than half a second away from the English Schools qualifying time, while Will Brown (U17), with 4.42.65 ran well in the F and twin George Brown won the G in a new best of 4.41.96.
Chiltern Harriers’ Seb Mills, Jake Alderson and Cameron Reid at the BMC meeting in Milton Keynes