Halesowen International Success
Halesowen athlete Josie Oliarnyk competing for Great Britain finished 3rd in the Long Jump with a leap of 5.74m at an Indoor Meeting in Bratislava. Coached by Dominic McNeillis, Josie is one of the leading Juniors in this discipline and competed in a senior GB vest for the first time.
Back in Stourbridge Halesowen A&CC Ladies competed in the Stourbridge Ladies 7K with Sam Morton coming home in 2nd and first Ladies Master. Julie Powell was 6th, Caroline Lambert, 9th,
Anna Cosimetti 12th with Marion Bailey 33rd of the 89 finishers. Well done to Julie Parker who knocked more than 2 minutes off her 2017 time to finish in 38 place in 45:58.
In the 10.3 miles “Stourbridge Stagger”, in very heavy conditions, Master’s men Dave Lewis was 28th,
James Parker 53rd, Paul Allen 172nd and 1st M70, with Paul Woods 251st of the 394 finishes.
This weekend sees both the men and Ladies teams vying for an outside chance of promotion in their respective leagues.