Ryston Runner Howlett hauls PB double

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A number of Ryston athletes took part in their first East Anglian League match at Norwich on Sunday, with multiple wins and personal bests.

In the U13 Boys Liam Clare in his first hurdles race, came away with a win. Kit Howlett achieved new PBs in both Shot and Javelin. Joe McNulty and Clare also had high finishes in the 100m and 200m.

In U13 Girls Lily Teasdale bagged a pair of PBs in the 100m and Hurdles. Bea Honeybone threw well in her first Javelin competition as well as producing a good long jump result in difficult conditions. Meg Willis finished second in her 800m.

In the U15 Girls Kate Willis won the 800m. Both Kate and Meg were only a couple of seconds shy of their bests from last season. Thea Howlett threw a new PB in shot as well as finishing second in the Hurdles.

In the U11 Boys, David MacQueen won his 80m race and came fourth in 600m. Thomas Turner and George Evans also competed well in the U11’s.

Holly Chen, competing in the Senior Women’s category, notched up new PBs in the 100m (13.8) and Triple Jump (9m58). Gabrielle Clare jumped over 8 metres for the first time in Triple Jump. Hannah Brown had multiple top three finishes in the sprints. Naomi Darkins, Rebecca Tuff and Laura Allen all performed well in their events.

In the Senior Men’s competition, Gareth Hunt ran a new 800m PB to finish third in a time of 2:08:2. He also won the high jump (1m 70) and threw over 30m in Javelin. Callum Stanforth led from the front and comfortably won the 1500m.