HIGHLIGHTS from the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials

February 20, 2017 Rhianna Madden-Hansle

Hundreds of athletes journeyed to Sheffield on the 11-12 February 2017 with the hopes of being crowned British Champion and securing a place on the British team for the European Indoor Championships. In the preceding week, as athletes were confirming their attendance, questions were being asked: Would defending champion, Andrew Pozzi, current world lead, reclaim his men’s 60m hurdles title? With the absence of Dina Asher-Smith, how would Asha Philip fair in the women’s 60m? Is Katrina Johnson-Thompson the new Jessica Ennis and Britain’s heptathlon superstar? Carry on reading to […]


St Mary’s and Brunel shine in Sheffield

February 12, 2017 James Findon

Brunel’s Rebecca Murray and Southampton’s Alex Teuten win Gold at the largest ever BUCS Cross-Country Championships at Graves Park in Sheffield.  St Mary’s took the top place in the Men’s Long and Short Team races. Conditions were cool and dry but the course was wet from heavy rain overnight. Thick mud, hills and jumps provided technical challenges to the 1991 athletes across three races. Murray was in a fierce battle with the South of England champion, Emily Hosker-Thornhill and the 2014 under-20 European XC championships silver medalist, Jessica Judd during […]