A round-up of some of the latest results by British athletes both in the UK and overseas
This weekend, athletes were in action at the Inter-Counties and England Athletics Championships, reports for which can be found here (day one) and here (day two), while below is a round-up of some events involving Britons both in the UK and overseas.
Track and field
BMC Regional Races, Chester le Street, July 25
In finishing second in the senior race, Max Burgin took 1.42 seconds off Ben Pattison’s UK under-15 800m record with a time of 1:53.1.
Watford Open, July 27
The 2008 Olympic 1500m finalist Andrew Baddeley won the 3000m in 7:58.00, his best time for four years.
In second place, James West took 16 seconds off his PB to be a close second in 7:58.47.
Belgium, July 30
Adelle Tracey was second in the 800m, clocking 2:01.48 ahead of Alison Leonard with 2:01.71.
Derek Crookes Under-13 Inter-Counties, Kingsmeadow Stadium, July 31
Surrey won both boys’ and girls’ matches.
Surrey won the girls’ 4x100m in a meeting record 51.67, while Jaden Kennedy won the boys’ 800m in a meeting record 2:09.00 to take three seconds off the previous best and increase his supremacy at the top of the UK under-13 rankings.
Great Grimsby 10km, July 31
Aaron Scott won in a time of 30:53 while Natalie Burns won the women’s race in 36:14.
Magor Marsh 10km, July 31
Tom Merson (30:58) and Emma Stepto (36:20) took the honours.
Self Transcendence 10km, Battersea Park, July 30
The races were won by John Franklin (32:51) and Jen Elkins (36:44).
Tim Wealthall Miles and 5km, Nottingham, July 28
Jake Wightman won the mile in 3:59.4 ahead of Richard Weir’s 4:02.4 to become the first to run a sub-four-minute mile in Nottingham.
WMRA Mountain Running World Cup, Telfes im Stubai, Austria, July 31
Robbie Simpson was second behind Petro Mamu of Eritrea in the men’s event, clocking 57:39 for the 11.5km course to the winner’s 56:07.