Mansfield' Harrier’s Bethany Williams gained her first England vest competing last Wednesday night at Cardiff in the Welsh under 20 international. The fixture was originated as a way of providing competition opportunity for Under 20 athletes as a pathway to senior international competition with selection based on performances at the area championships.
Mansfield Harriers competed at the Nottinghamshire AAA’s Summer league last week at Colwick Park Nottingham and again came away with individual and team success. The race the third in a series of five saw 17 men and 9 ladies cross the finish line and in excess of 450 competitors.
The Nottinghamshire Track and Field Championships took place at Harvey Hadden Stadium Nottingham on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of May and Mansfield Harriers came away with a magnificent 31 medals after two days of hard fought competition, a number that would have been even higher but for several potential medal winners competing elsewhere.
Four Mansfield athletes competed in the British Milers Club Grand Prix event on Saturday night at Sportcity Manchester and all were rewarded with superb performances. First out was Cameron Walker who competed in the 800 metres and was rewarded with an amazing new best of 1.55.92.
As the summer season comes into full swing Mansfield Harriers have had some great results on both Track and Field and the roads. Continuing the recent upturn of the clubs fortunes the trend of increasing numbers competing for the club continues to gather pace.