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been back in the country for a  just over 17 minutes before     to his tally of match points.
couple of hours after a school  dominating the 1500m            Sam’s final effort was running
trip to France but was soon     cruising around to win in a     leg two of the 4 x 100m relay.
heading to Norman Park to       seasons best 4:32.1.Rowan       Tareq Bannour continues to
compete in the Javelin. His     then warmed down, sprinting     show why he is ranked in the
efforts were well worth it as   the lead-off leg in the 4 x     top 3 in the country with great
he threw a great new best of    100m team who ultimately        performances in the 100m
22.76m.                         placed second but ran another   (12.9) and 200m (26.0) both
                                season’s best time.             of which he won comfortably.
Ethan Kitteridge cut short      Archie Shipley had a very       His personal best in the 200m
his important Band practice     busy PB busting day starting    was matched by a brand new
to help the team out and run    with a personal best in the     best in the shot put with a
in the early hurdles event      75m hurdles followed by         big 8.31 winning the B string
and was rewarded with a         another PB coming second in     event. Tareq’s last run of the
new PB having run a very        the B string 100m, followed     day was powering down the
balanced race. After a short    by another PB coming second     home straight as the last leg in
break it was back to doubling   in the A string long jump.      the relay team.
up with the 800m and high       Archie finished his successful  Not only was the track and
jump, both at the same time.    day running the third leg of    field athletics excellent so
This is not ideal but Ethan     the relay team.                 was the performances of
coped well, getting in a        Sam Reardon also had a very     BB members and parents
couple of jumps early before    busy day, although this was     as they set up and manned
heading out onto the track      looking unlikely as Sam took    a second hand kit stall, the
and winning valuable points     a heavy knock to the knee
for the team in the A string    during hurdle training on
800m, just running outside      Thursday. An ice pack and a
his best time.                  days rest did wonders as Sam
                                stormed around the bend
Barnaby Corry also took on      coming second in the B string
the tough task of doing both    200m. Sam then squeezed in a
800m and high jump at the       quick long jump competition
same time and did well, just    before having to go to the
missing out on a PB but like    start of the 1500m. Another
Ethan earning valuable points   gutsy but controlled race saw
for the team Hopefully Ethan    Sam win the B string adding
and Barnaby will soon be
able to fully concentrate on
the high jump where I’m sure
they will soar to new heights.

Rowan Fuss has been injured
in recent months but it’s
great to have him back fully
fit. Rowan used the Bromley
parkrun to warm up in the
morning, strolling around in
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