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14 Athletics Report

Ladies Vets
Kent Masters League 2013

record a no jump.) I believe
This was my first year as everyone who participated
manager of the masters enjoyed the atmosphere
track team and it was a most and competition. We came
enjoyable experience thanks, third and I would like to
mainly, to the great support congratulate all those women
I had from all those women who competed in the league
who took part and especially and the finals and thank them
Anne Cilia for her patience for doing whatever was asked
and guidance at the earlier of them. Thanks as well for the
expert advice and coaching I
was given through the season.
There was a low turnout at I m looking forward now to
4 of the Kent meetings because the 2014 fixtures and hope
of illness, injury, traffic jams that more women will be Jenny Neal, Carole Penlington,
and breakdown (car not the able to compete. If you think Jane Bradshaw and Lisa May
athlete). Our average was track and field is not for you without pressure. Here s to
7 competitors. On 3 occasions then think again. We are another successful year for
we had competitors in the 2nd also in the 2nd division and the BBHAC Masters!
division. Overall 13 women this is a great opportunity to
took part. 5 of those attended experience track competition Maz Turner
5 or 6 meetings and 4 women
competed in a lower age group
which helped to gain important
extra points. Despite all this
we were able to move into
2nd position by the 4th of 6
meetings. We won the match
at our 5th meeting in Ashford
and knew then that we had
a slim chance of getting to
the finals. All we had to do
was score more points than
Cambridge and we did! We had
10 women participating in that
last match at Dartford.
We had 15 competitors at the
finals in Ashford and covered
all the events apart from the
W60 high jump (I opted to
compete in W50 2000m walk Carole Penlington and Andrea Pickup at the Southern Counties
to gain points rather than Masters Finals held at Ashford
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