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PAC News 18, 1st May 2018

By 02/05/2018May 3rd, 2018Junior
Junior athletes at Poole AC

Adam is County u17 Octathlon Champion!

At Millfield last weekend, Adam Booth competed in the joint Somerset and Dorset Schools’ Combined-Events Championships. In achieving a PB total of 3800 points for the eight events, he set PBs in four of them too!  He placed 7th of the 19 competitors but was the best of the Dorset contingent. For multi-events athletes, averaging 500 per event is a primary milestone: here Adam averaged 475 so he is well on the way! A reward for hard graft!

Long Jump5.66m514100mH14.03797
Discus23.83m345High Jump1.44m345
Javelin31.25m317Shot Putt9.35m447
Day 1 total1729Final total3800

First UKYDL UAG Match at King’s Park

This, the first Upper Age-Group Match (for u17s and u20s of Team Dorset) of 2018, was staged by Bournemouth AC at King’s Park on April 29.  The constant cold head-wind affected performances, so most PBs were on the field. Imogen Davies set a new u17W Javelin Club record, while Triple Jump exponents Fleur Mansell and Callum Jones both jumped PBs: Fleur’s was the best female TJ since 2014; Callum’s was one of the best male TJ of the last three years. Team Dorset ranked third of the five teams in this Division. Thanks too to the full Officials’ team!

100Jamie Paton (u17) A3/313100Katie Corbin (u17) B1/314.6
HJCallum Jones A1/21.65mB1/
TJCallum Jones A1/311.48HammEllie White A2/344.28
ShotTom Casson A3/37.08m4x100Demi-M Goddard + 33/456.6
JavTom Casson A4/419.23(u17)
100Lewis Naptin A4/512.4100Elloise Hartnell A4/514.2
Elliot Hall B3/412.8200Elloise Hartnell A4/429.7
200Imogen Davisns31.8
800Demi-Marie Goddard A2/32-32.2
LJLewis Naptin A3/55.51m1500SDemi-Marie Goddard A1/17-12.2
DiscOliver Cooper A2/531.684x100Katie+33/455.6
4x100Lewis/Elliot+22/448.5LJKatie Corbin A3/54.50m
TJFleur Mansell A2/410.1
U17WKatie Corbin B2/39.6
HamTAbbie White A2/349.29JavImogen D A2/534.55

Mayday 5 miles Road Race

Please remember that there will be a 5 miles Road Race on Bank Holiday Monday May 7th, starting at 9.30 am.   It will start and finish on the Ashdown track. There are overall and age-category prizes. Enter today or pay extra on the morning.

More details here>


Next matches:-

South-west League 1 at Exeter Sunday May 6th.

If you have not yet done so and wish to be considered for selection, please contact Mark Pauley, Junior Chairman without delay.   There are events for all age-groups from u13 to Senior.   Timetable ‘A’ will be used for this match. There will be a coach leaving at 8.00 am. The track and field events start at 11.00 am.


FREE Skittles and Buffet Social Evening!

Please remember that our sponsors Foresters are staging a Social Evening at the Hamworthy Sports & Recreation  Club (BH21 3AP) on Friday, May 11th, starting at 7.00 pm.   Skittles Games are an experience, rather like an indoor bowling alley but smaller and more basic! There is an excellent free buffet with soft drinks. A bar will be available. This is intended to be a FAMILY occasion !

Foresters T-shirts will be distributed to athletes who have competed for PAC in 2018.

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