June 2018

Tom Mortimer selected to run for GB in U20 World Championships

Congratulations to Tom Mortimer, who has been selected to run the 5000m at the World U20 Championships at Tampere, in Finland. The championships start on the 10th July and Tom will be running on the afternoon of the 14th July.

This has been a good stadium for Stroud Juniors in the past! In 2009 at the Youth (U18) Olympics, Jennie Batten won 2 gold medals on this track! 

Tom Mortimer excels at Loughborough BMC 5000m

Chris Brown reports - "Tom had a fantastic race at Loughborough yesterday and his time of 13:57:95 was a PB by 19s! His list of achievement are below -

New Club U20 record by 19s.

New Club Senior Men record by 2s (previously held by another Stroud Junior Tom Purnell, who was selected to run in the Olympic trial for the 2012 games). The old record was set in 2014 in California.

Top of the U20 UK ranks by 42s. 

Move to the U20 5000m all-time UK Rankings 1s behind Mo Farah.

Top of the SW counties senior ranking by 14s. 

Humph's Hilly Half Results - Sunday 17th June 2018

Congratulations to Mario McNamara who crossed the line in 1hr 37mins in the Bourton Road Runners Humph's Hilly Half. He was delighted with his 2nd MV 60 position.  He mentioned it is was very hilly half marathon course around the beautiful villages of Bourton, Clapton, Rissington and Sherborne and a very well organised race if you are interested in running it next year