Athletics

Bruck bags four more titles

By Brian Sacks, March 17, 2016

Roger Bruck, 76, brought his indoor season to a successful conclusion with four wins in the British Masters National finals at Lee Valley.

Barnet & District all-rounder Bruck took the M75 60m, 200m, high jump and long jump titles, raising his own Southern Counties M75 high jump record to 1.24m in the process.

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Roger, 76, still the leader of the pack

By Brian Sacks, March 3, 2016

Roger Bruck improved his own Southern Counties M75 high jump record to 1.23m at the Inter-Area Competition at Lee Valley.

Bruck, 76, was also a member of the winning M70 4x200m relay squad and his efforts helped Southern Counties to win the seven-sided event outright.

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Edwards and Davis set new PBs

By Brian Sacks, February 15, 2016

Young sprinters Ellie Edwards, 19, and Eden Davis, 16, have each set indoor personal bests that raise them high in their age group national rankings.

Edwards, representing Birmingham University in an Inter Varsity meeting, posted times of 7.89 for 60m and 26.28 for 200m.

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Ayrton to lead Team GB in Swimming and Athletics at 2017 Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2016

Murray Ayrton has spoken of his delight after it was confirmed he will oversee both Team GB Track & Field and Team GB Swimming squads as dual Sports Chair at the 20th Maccabiah Games in 2017.

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Radus sisters impress at Middlesex Cross Country Championships

By Brian Sacks, January 22, 2016

Sisters Maayan and Lia Radus returned from the Middlesex Cross Country Championships with a medal apiece.

Maayan, 11, took under-13 gold while Lia, 14, placed second in the under-15 race.

“The Wormwood Scrubs course was flat but very muddy,” Lia commented.

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Goodman in awe of Mo Farah

By Brian Sacks, January 15, 2016

Richard Goodman gave a solid performance for Team GB in the Great Edinburgh Cross Country 8K, the race that featured a rare defeat for Olympic champion Mo Farah.

Goodman finished 19th, 57 seconds behind American winner Garrett Heath, as GB won the team competition ahead of USA and Europe.

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Radus and Yawitch the cream of the crop

By Brian Sacks, January 5, 2016

TWO young middle-distance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic achievement.

The Girls’ award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus. Coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group, Radus was undefeated in the five cross-country races she ran as an Under-11.

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Maayan wins gong in memorable 2015

By Brian Sacks, December 28, 2015

Two young middle-distance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic Achievement.

The Girls’ Award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus.

Until recently Radus was a member of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers, but she is now coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group.

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Goodman's Euro mission

By Brian Sacks, December 3, 2015

Richard Goodman insists there is room for improvement after securing his place in the GB team for next weekend's European Cross Country Championships in Toulon.

Shaftesbury Barnet star Goodman was the third under-23 finisher in the combined senior/U23 selection race at Sefton Park in Liverpool.

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New regime working wonders for Goodman

By Brian Sacks, November 2, 2015

Richard Goodman maintained his promising start to the cross country season with two clear victories.

He followed up his success at the London Colleges League at Parliament Hill by winning the North of Thames Championships in Kingsbury.

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