It was a busy weekend for all age group athletes at the weekend. The juniors were at Medway Park for the lower youth development league on Saturday and on Sunday the upper age group were competing at Dartford. Also on Sunday it was the Lambert & Foster Paddock Wood Half Marathon where there were over 2,500 runners taking part. At the UYDL meeting at Dartford U17 Harvey Fordham had a good day on Sunday jumping a massive PB in the high jump of 1.92m pushing him up into 7th in the UK rankings. Also a C/R. He jumped another PB in his long jump 5.90m.Alex Stone also claimed some PBs. In the javelin 37.92m and the shot 10.55m.Alex also did the discus 30.07m. U17 Catlin Laws in only her 3rd competition ran the 1500m 5m36.6s and the 300m48.6s. U20 Maia Hyland threw 31.28m in her javelin competition. U20 Jason Davis won his triple jump 10.82m, ran the 100m 11.5 a PB and the 200m 23.7s.
On Saturday there were lots of PBs. U13 Alfred Everitt ran a PB in his 150m 21.43 and club record which has stood since 1992, Alfred also threw a PB in his javelin 27.37m and ran 4m.02.04s in his 1200m. Tilly Ryan rana PB in the 150m 24.91s jumped another in the long jump 3.32m and threw the javelin 11.12m. In the same U13 age group Megan Rein ran the 70mH 16.06s, jumped a PB in her long jump 3.25 and ran an 800m 2m57.35s. In the U15 girls Harriet Court who had returned the previous day after spending 6 weeks in France threw a PB 31.76m 4 meters better than her previous best. She ran 200m 30.06s and jumped 4.06 in the long jump. She was joined by Emma Townend in this event she jumped a PB 3.61m. Emma ran a non-scoring 100m 15.36s.Molly Rein jumped a PB in the high jump 1.25m ran 14.31s in the 100m and the 75m H 15.6s also a PB. U15 Aaron Brown threw a PB in his javelin 27.07. He ran a 100m 13.36 and in his 800m 2m 27.13s Aaron ran a slower time due to a problem with his foot.