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   BBHAC young athletes
   at the Virgin Mini Marathon 2015

  Blackheath and Bromley       Palace, racing through          14th respectively backed up
  HAC young athletes excelled  thousands of cheering           by Lewis Mills in 16th. Oscar
  at the ‘Virgin Money Giving  supporters up to the finish     Hussey was 51st, Robert
  Mini London Marathon’        halfway along the Mall. A       Perry (whose dad was doing
  borough challenge on April   great experience.               the London) 71st, Coleman
  the 26th, most running                                       Corry 77th, Callum Myatt
  for Bromley but others       The winning U13 boys team       84th. Lewis Stickings 95th
  for Bexley, Wandsworth,      were led home by a great        and Harry Keene 106th
  Croydon and City of          run from Peter Guy in 5th       both ran for Bexley while
  Westminster. Bromley had     and Joseph Georgiadis, just     Lewis Warren, 112th ran for
  a massively successful day   behind in 6th. Sam Reardon,     Lewisham.
  winning four of the six age  with two more years in this     The U15 girls title also went
  groups and coming third and  age group came a brilliant      to Bromley with all eight
  sixth in the other two.      14th. Justin Strover was 16th,  girls from BBHAC. Gold was
Over 1500 young London         Leo Braden 33rd, Robert         secured for the team by great
athletes lined up to race the  Suckling 39th, Jake Leng 44th   runs from Yasmin Austridge
final three miles of the main  (both of Jake’s parents were    12th, Millie Smith (2 i/c face
London marathon course.        running the full marathon)      paint ) 18th, Amy Leach 26th,
After running along the        and Keir Lundy 56th. Ben        Stephanie Taylor 34th, Grace
Embankment, they soon          Gardiner running for Bexley     Scopes (i/c face paint) 35th,
passed the London Eye then     was a great 30th.               Tammy Falshaw 51st, Megan
Big Ben and the Houses of                                      Bullen 55th, and Carlotta
Parliament and then through    The Bromley U13 girls were      Weitzel 96th.
Parliament Square, then down   3rd team overall but BBHAC’s    The race was comfortably
Bird Cage Walk heading         Yasmin Marghini running         won by our own Katy-
directly for Buckingham        for City of Westminster was a   Ann McDonald running
                               great individual winner. Ellie  for Wandsworth, Naomi
                               Dolby, remarkably with two      Kingston running for City
                               more years in this age group
                               was a fantastic 13th followed
                               closely by a great run from
                               Jess Neal in 14th. Morgan
                               Squibb was a fine 25th, Gracie
                               Horton 28th, Lily Tappenden
                               (chief face, arm and leg
                               painter) 35th, Niamh Milmo
                               59th, Alice Prentice 69th and
                               Zoe Austridge on her mini
                               marathon debut was 178th.

                               The U15 boys also won the
                               borough title with Henry
                               Cowie continuing his fine
                               form placing 2nd. Great runs
                               from Micheal Eagling and
                               Angus Harrington 13th and
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