On 30 July 2015 In Athletics News




Wednesday 29th July saw Helena Eastham and Jenny Coxon heading south to Watford for the fortnightly Open Track Meetings. After a fraught first 25 minutes getting out of Birmingham the trip down went smoothly, but there was some confusion at the other end as the organisers seemed overwhelmed by a very large turnout even by Watford standards - some 552 athletes resulting in 24 heats of the 1500m and three 3000m races accommodating 96 athletes.


Jenny was first up in heat 4 running a very solid race before a well timed strong finish to bag a seasons best of 5:09.28

Next up was Helena in heat 7 which should have been heat 5 (confused - yes so were we) where she consolidated recent performances and finished with a blistering final 300m in around 57 seconds. Helena missed a PB by the narrowest margin of only 1.5 seconds finishing in 5:04.08




Late Addition:

I have also just seen that Abi Saker (heat 11) also ran a PB in 4:46.61 so well worth the trip




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