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British League Bedford

                                                                                                        British League Div 2   at Bedford on Sat 7th July 2018   Despite a bit of a disappointing result where several things went wrong for us on the day and two athletes were ill on the day the team scrapped for every point. They were duly rewarded with moving nearer to a promotion slot so it’s all to play for in our last match at Bournemouth. This was the

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Southern League Tooting 23 June 2018

Photo T Murphy Great win at Tooting keeps Kent's hopes of promotion alive. <report here> Results: Sweatshop Southern Athletics League: Division 3 South East - Round 3 - Tooting (2) - 23 June 2018 Team Score 1 Kent AC 227 K 2 Cambridge Harriers 183 C 3 Paddock Wood/Folkestone RC 79 P 4 London City 77 L [FAG id=1623] Sweatshop Southern Athletics League: Division 3 South East - Round 3

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British League at Nuneaton on Sat 2nd June 2018

 British League at Nuneaton on Sat 2nd June 2018 A great result for the club on a warm, sunny day at Nuneaton, which was a new venue for us ,as we produced a fine 2nd place and that us into 3rd place in the league – only 1 point away from the top 2 promotion slots. We had a small team on the day, only 17 athletes, but it was well balanced with the

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Alex Yee at Highgate’s night of 10,000’s

Fantastic run from Alex Yee    At the European Cup 10 km Championships held for the first time in GB, organised at Highgate by Ben Pochee and assisted by Ben Noad, 20 year old Alex Yee ran a superbly judged race to come home in 5th place in the A race and be the first GB athlete home. Obviously nervous before the start he then calmed himself down before embarking on his

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Southern League Bexley 2018

Second place for Kent AC today behind a very strong Bexley team.  We’ve now lost out twice to teams relegated last year from higher divisions.  Our points total of over 200 would have been enough to win some matches, so nothing to be upset about.  No doubt inspired by Dave Morgan’s rallying cry, our women’s team turned out in force, very nearly outscoring our men... I’m still excited by our

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British League 5th May 2018

                                                        British League report match 1 at Yeovil on Sat 5th May 2018 A great start to the year where despite a small team of only 15 athletes all of whom performed well, avoided injuries, and pushed us to a team result of a good 5th

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Southern League Sutton Apr 2018

Division 3SE of the Southern Athletics League is a difficult division to get out of.  There are 16 teams, all dreaming of the glory that comes with finishing in the top two promotion places.  It’s not easy to do that, last year you could afford to only drop one point all season.   So last season, although we didn’t know it at the time, our promotion push was effectively ended

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London Marathon 2018

VIRGIN LONDON MARATHON, APRIL 22, 2018 KENT AC RUNNERS SHINE AS TEMPERATURES SOAR Despite the arduous conditions, the 2018 London Marathon was another when the club's runners, in particular, but also supporters did everyone proud. As most people are aware, Sunday's race was the hottest London Marathon on record, with runners enduring temperatures that reached over 23 degrees. And we had plenty of runners stepping up to the challenge –

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Jack Green 4th in Commonwealth games.

Jack Green missed a medal by just two hundredths of a second in the Commonwealth games 400m hurdles. He also had even worse luck in the 400m relay. England must have had a great chance of a medal but Jack didn't even get a chance to run. Our first lag runner pulled a hamstring after 50meters and droped out scuppering the teams chances. Joe Appiah said, "Congratulations to Jack Green

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National 12 stage relay 2018

ERRA NATIONAL ROAD RELAYS, SUTTON PARK,BIRMINGHAM, APRIL 14,2018 DAY OF DRAMA SEES CLUB ACHIEVE EQUAL FIFTH PLACE AND ALEX YEE RUNS THE FASTEST LONG LEG In a highly eventful day for the club, Kent AC men's team came equal fifth in the National 12 stage relays, and Alex Yee ran the fastest long leg of the day. I say eventful day, as the officials in their wisdom, made the highly

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