England Age Group Champs

European Age 13 Best for George!

An absolutely stunning weekend for Walton athletes at the England Age Group Champs in Bedford.

Tyler Panton took home a bronze medal on Saturday, smashing the under 15 boys’ 100 metre Club Record twice, running 11:35 in his heat, 11:11 in his semi final & 11:13 in the final.

Megan Coffey ran well to place 7th in under 15 girls’ 1500 final in 4:52.00. Tom Cursons then ran 62.10 in the under 17 men’s 400 hurdles.

George Sudderick (37.23), Reuben Leyland (37.79) and Emma Horsey (2:17.97) ran great races to make Sunday finals in the U15 boys’ 300 and U15 girls’ 800.

On Sunday, George Sudderick stormed to victory in the under 15 boys’ 300. His time of 35.79s ranks him 8th on the UK all time lists and it’s also a European age best for a 13 year old, beating the previous record by 0.05s. In the same race, Rueben Leyland finished 8th with a new PB of 37.77s.

Not to be outdone, Emma Horsey ran a superb new PB and club record of 2:15.74 in the under 15 girls 800 to take the win- Emma’s time is quicker than the U17 and U20 club records and places her 3rd on the overall Walton all time lists.

Tyler Panton collected another bronze in the under 15 boys 200, running a huge PB in both the heat (22.68) and another new club record in the final with 22.47s.