Herne Hill Harriers athletics – Ore Adamson leaps into action in style in 2018

Ore Adamson, the number one under-17 women’s long jumper in 2017, leapt into 2018 with an emphatic win at the London Indoor Games.

Adamson was almost 50cms ahead of her nearest rival as she secured a clear victory.

Under-17 Memphis Ayoade high-jumped 1.75m and also took to the track to finish third in a 200m heat in a PB of 23.82.

Morgan Lewis triumphed in his under-17 men’s 60m heat, clocking 7.42. Monae Winston placed fifth and Chira Hussey sixth in times of 7.91 and 7.98 respectively in the under-17 women’s 60m races.

Dante Clarke was second in one of the under-13 boys races in 8.15 and also emulated this position in another race with 8.17.

Sapphire Haley placed second in an under-13 girls 60m race in 8.36, while Noah Ojumo placed third in his 200m heat in 24.06.

Clarke followed up his Saturday 60m races with a 200m win in 26.99 on Sunday, with Dwayne Francis winning an under-13 boys 200m in 28.04. Makarios Mensah placed second in a heat of the under-15 girls 200m in 28.17.

Michaela Mensah was fifth in one of the under-17 women’s 300m races in 51.45. Dwayne Francis was the winner of a 60m hurdles race for under-13 boys in a time of 10.23.

Harriers athletes were in action at the Surrey Schools Cross Country Championship at Reigate. Olivia Stillman placed sixth in the senior girls race, with Annabel Hobday finishing 19th in the same race. Charlie Krammer placed 18th in the intermediate boys race.

Gary Ironmonger took the M55 gold medal at the Veterans AC club cross-country championship on Wimbledon Common. Andrew Simms placed second M50, Dan Hallam third M40 and Mary Setyabule third W50.

There were parkrun wins for Nick Bester 16.46 (PB) in Burgess Park and Tony Macdowall 17.21 in Barking and a road race win for Alex Hobley 34.34 in the Victoria Park 10k. Stacey Ward was second woman over 10 miles on the road in the Fred Hughes 10 in St Albans.

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