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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Winter Fixture List 2017-18

It isn't actually winter yet, it just seems like it. Any how here's the provisional fixture list. It's nice to see the Southern Road Relays (six & 4 stage) at Crystal Palace. The South of Thames 5 mile race is being hosted by us, but we  not sure as yet if it will be on the Saturday or Sunday.   2017/18    KENT AC  -  WINTER FIXTURES                           Draft DATE EVENT

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British League Bedford

British League Div 2 at Bedford on Sat 15th July 2017   What a day! The Gods conspired against us in this shambles of a match where the powers that be decided to host all 5 British League matches at the same venue. We very narrowly came home in a disappointing 6th  place just 0.5 points behind one team and only 14 points away from 3rd place.   We had our

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David Lima runs 10.05 for 100m

After running 10.14 secs on 2nd July, David Lima improved his pb significantly in 100m at IAAF Meeting Madrid on 14th July to qualify for World Athletics Championships in London in both sprints. Congratulations David and good luck. Also well done Jack Green for dipping under 49secs, good luck in London.  

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Southern League Horsham July 2017

Southern Athletics League Match 4 Horsham 8th July 2017   Another sunny day, another great win for Kent AC!   1 Kent AC                      227.5 2 Swale Combined        135 3 Hastings AC               179.5 4 Thanet AC                  77   The 22 fabulous men and

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Assembly League Greenwich July 6th 2017

The 4th Assembly League race of the season took place on the banks of the Thames at North Greenwich and Kent AC were more dominate than ever in the men's race filling the first three places and six of the top ten.  Owen Hind made a rare appearance in the league to win comfortably from John Gilbert and Jordan Weavers - a result many might have predicted pre-race.  Conditions were warm

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World Athletics Championships tickets available

Joe Appiah has some tickets for the World Athletics Championships:   Sunday 6th Aug morning session X2 child £9.58 each, x3 Adults  £12.91 each. 7th Aug evening session X3 child £9.58 each, x2 Adults  £18.29 each. I have one ticket and going too as it's the 110mH final. 9th Aug evening session x1 child £9.58 each, x1 Adults  £35 each. If you are interested in any of these tickets you

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David Lima qualifies for world championships

David Lima our Portuguese international athlete in last few weeks achieved two personal bests and a World Championship qualifying time in 200m.    17th June 100m 10.21secs 2nd July 200m 20.30 secs   The club is guarantee at least two track athletes at the World Athletics Championships in London.   

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Southern League Tooting 17th June 2017

Match Report SAL Saturday 17th June at Tooting  The third fixture of the season took place on the hottest day of the year so far, seeing temperatures rise to 28 degrees at its peak.  Suffice to say, whether on the track or in the field, the heat was pretty relentless with little shade available to offer respite from the baking summer sun.  After the first 2 rounds of the season, Kent

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