Surrey Masters Championships

Woolmer wins triple crown amongst a shower of Walton medals.

A successful day was had by all at the Surrey Masters Champs at Ewell on Sunday, with Duncan Woolmer sweeping the M35 distance events with three golds, and a Surrey age group record for Jo Flowers.

Starting with the field events, Stu Channon won the men’s long jump overall competition with 5.27m. Susie McLoughlin was 2nd in the W40 High Jump.

Debbie Singleton threw the hammer 26.59m, winning the W55 hammer Surrey championship, and coming 3rd in the open competition, and went one better in the discus, throwing 24.28m to win the overall event. Not to be outdone, Jack Rutherford threw 29.88m for gold in the M60 Surrey hammer, 2nd in the open competition, and 28.34m for gold in the discus.

Joe Eastwood won the M65 javelin with 32.70m, and was 2nd in the M65 shot competition with 9.25m.

Out on the track, there was an early race for Sarah Burke in the 400H, running a great 66.12s in the open race, followed by a win in the 80H in 13.12.

Duncan Woolmer started his day with a win in the 1500, clocking 4:19.75. He followed this up with 2:03.53 to win the 800, and then took the M35 crown in the 5000, running 16:29.95.

In the 100m races, Susie McLoughlin (13.16), Jo Flowers (14.00) and Stu Channon (11.83) all took gold medals, with the same trio also recording wins in the 200 races later in the day (27.29, 29.20 and 24.36 into strong headwinds). Jo then ran 64.40 to take the 400m title in a new Surrey record.