Surrey League Reigate Oct 14th 2017

MEN'S SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE, DIV 1, MATCH 1, REIGATE, 14 OCTOBER 2017 ANXIETY REPLACED BY RELIEF AS WE COME A CLOSE THIRD IN OPENING LEAGUE FIXTURE Pre  race there was a slight air of pessimism about our prospects in the opening Surrey League fixture. The anxiety had been caused by the fact that we were going into the fixture with only one of the previous week's six stage 'A'

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National 6 stage relay 2017

    NATIONAL 6- STAGE ROAD RELAY – SENIOR MEN, 7TH OCTOBER 2017 KENT AC JUST OUTSIDE THE TOP TEN IN 11TH WHILE OUR STRONG 'B' TEAM FINISH HALF WAY UP THE FIELD The National 6- stage Relays at Sutton Park, Birmingham, confirmed again what a shrewd judge Ken Pike is when it comes to making race forecasts. For prior to the race Ken felt that if everyone ran to

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Southern Six Stage 2017

  Great day at Crystal Palace. Highlight was the winning the Mens 40+ Vets trophy. Full results and report to follow. SEAA ROAD RELAYS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 24 SEPTEMBER 2017   Kent AC were out in force at this year's South of England road relays. The venue for the event had been switched from last year's windswept Bedford – a setting which hadn't exactly been a hit with runners and spectators.

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Kent AC’s 10,000m event

KENT AC'S 10,000 EVENT JUDGED A RESOUNDING SUCCESS   Thanks in no small measure to Adrian Lowther's planning and organisational skills, Kent AC's Ladywell 10,000 race promotion on Sunday turned out to be a tremendous success. The event boasted exciting racing - with two men, Paul Martelletti and Nick Torry going under 30 minutes in the "A" race, together with a marvellous run by Katrina Wooton that saw her go

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Chuxx Onyia breaks club record

At the Scottish Championships held at Grangemouth on Saturday 26th August Chuxx Onyia had his best ever series of jumps and broke the Club Record in the Triple Jump.   He recorded a jump of 15.63 metres, together with a fine back up jump of 15. 59 m, and his whole series of jumps were over 15.10 m as he recorded the best ever series by a club member in

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British League LeeValley

                              British League Div 2 at Lee Valley on Sun 22nd Aug 2017 We stayed up comfortably but blew any chance of promotion on the day as despite some great performances on the day and some superb filling in as we lacked the consistent depth to really trouble most teams. We had no less than 5 A string wins and 1 B string win with Man of the Match Ben

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Southern league match 5 Dartford

  Kent AC finished the season 6th in our division in the SAL, our highest ever position.  Not bad, but the signs are there that we can push on next season and get promotion!   We were third on the day in our final fixture.  A creditable performance given we were short of numbers, holidays and a clash with the British League meant many of our regulars were unavailable.  Those athletes that

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Jack Green and David Lima reach semi finals at World Championships

Jack Green reached the semi finals of the 400m hurdles in the 2017 World Athletic Championships in London. David Lima equalled this fine achievement by getting to the 200m semi-final.   Both of our athletes made the semi finals of their events - quite an achievement given the standard ! Our Portuguese athlete David Lima ran the 200m heats and qualified to the semis with 20.54 secs. In the semi

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Joe Appiah wins gold in European Vets Championships

Joe has been competing in the 2017 European Masters Championships in Aahus Denmark. In the long jump he held the lead until the forth round with a leap of 6.47 meters. He had to settle for silver behind the Swede Mattias Sunneborn who pipped him by just one centimeter.   However in the 110m hurdles Joe struck gold with a winning time of 15.22 secs. He was denied a championship

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