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gutsy debut in the 1500m. He     the race was due to start that     Kareena Galley
went off hard (which made        we would be allowed to run a       and Tom Mills in the throws.
Dad Mick Keene very nervous)     Non scoring 4 x 100m relay.        Tom made a great impact
and recorded a great time of     Leo and Myles Duffus had           winning both his throwing
5.02 PB. This made his Dad’s     just got a throw in the javelin    events convincingly and
Father’s Day very special!       when they had to rush over to      impressed the Kent selectors,
Myles Xavier jumped 1.25 just    their relay starts. Billy Keene    who were there making their
below his PB. I would like to    had a great first leg and passed   last minute team selection for
thank Myles for his help in      to Caelan who handed over to       the forth coming inter counties
coaching the two relay teams.    new boy Myles Duffus who ran       match. Tom, who has only had
He also offered to step in to    a good leg to Leo McCallum,        a couple of training sessions,
any events if needed at short    who is always so enthusiastic.     albeit with our own multi
notice (a team manager’s         He ran an excellent leg but was    events man Steve Timmins, put
dream athlete!).                 overtaken by what can only be      the shot 9.52 ranking him in
Robert Suckling had a            described as a giant of a boy!     the top 15 in the country. His
cracking first leg in the 4 x    In a time of 57.9 great running    discus soared out to 24.88m,
100m relay especially as he      and team work. Leo and Myles       a massive throw giving him
was in the middle of his high    then went back to finish their     another high National ranking
jump competition, he passed      javelin recording 13.67 & 13.14    just outside the top 10.
to new comer Phil Tenyue         respectively, which Rowan Fuss     Nathan also had a great debut
in first place, Phil held the    also debuted in and recorded a     and posted the fastest BBHAC
position and passed to Ben       throw of 15.57.                    sprint time of the day in the
Gardiner who ran a great leg                                        100m with a quick 14.2. Nathan
to LJ who did the glory leg      Match 4 – Gillingham,              also had the glory leg in the 4 x
to victory in a time of 57.0,    July 6th                           100m relay maintaining the fine
brilliant. After lots of emails  Blackheath and Bromley U13         lead the other 3 boys had given
and several discussions it was   boys won their fourth and          him, racing down the home
finally agreed one hour before   final Kent League fixture on       straight to victory.
                                 Sunday, making it 4 straight       Rowan Fuss, who has been
LJ Wright                        victories. This result, along      excelling over 1500m all season
                                 with the U15 boys’ results,        turned his hand to hurlding
                                 secures BBHAC the Kent             and sprinting and proved what
                                 League title once again.
                                 Brilliant! With the Kent
                                 League being used as our
                                 development league for new
                                 and less experienced athletes, it
                                 shows what strength and depth
                                 we have in the club and proves
                                 we are the best boys track and
                                 field team in the county.
                                 We had two boys making their
                                 Blackheath and Bromley debuts,
                                 Nathan Urwin in the sprints
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