Kingston Athletics Club and Polytechnic Harriers
Surrey Men’s CC League Div 2 Match 3 Print
Written by DRB   
Monday, 15 January 2018 08:17

Beckenham Place Park Jan 13th 2018

 

It was a most inauspicious first visit to this attractive Beckenham course for Matt Hyett’s Men’s CC squad. Only half of our 20-odd team members signalled their intention to travel and even fewer actually made the start line. This has left us with an unenviable task at the final fixture at Lloyd Park,Croydon on February 10th,and the team are now faced with a very similar situation going into Round 4 as we were last season.

Only 9 runners(one short of a quorum),one of whom was delayed at work and missed the start,completed,and we suffered the inevitable penalties. After commencing the day in a fairly comfortable position,we have now plummeted into a battle to avoid relegation,as in 2016/17. WE NEED TO DO THE BUSINESS AGAIN,AS WE DID THEN! Whilst Dorking MV are adrift in 9th,there are 3 teams,with a mere 23 points between them,including K&P,and we will have to pull out all the stops to avoid the drop to Div 3.

 

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New YDL information Print
Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 07 January 2018 21:22

Louise, Sarah and Richard, the Team Managers for the YDL Lower Age Group, have produced a guide for the young athletes, and their parents, to this year’s competition.

Click HERE for information about the u13-u15 youth development league!

 
Club 7 XC Print
Written by Matt Hyett   
Monday, 27 November 2017 11:31

 

 

Saturday brought about the Club 7 XC Race.

 

Many thanks from Matt Hyett for running and or helping yesterday. Please find the results below.

 

 

  1. Matt Atkins (K&P)- 39.16 (open and vets trophy winner)
  2. Toby Payne (Milo)- 40.23
  3. Hamish Waring (Milo)- 41.16
  4. Alex Thomas (K&P)-41.42
  5. Matt Taylor (K&P)-41.55
  6. David Symons (THH)-42.53
  7. Philip Bray (Milo)-43.21
  8. Henry Fowler (Milo)-43.29
  9. Matt Hyett (K&P)- 43.41
  10. Richard Adamson (Milo)- 43.50
  11. John Bull- 45.24
  12. Matthew Nunn (Milo)- 45.32
  13. Joseph Chang (THH)- 47.15
  14. Celia Waring (Milo)-48.40
  15. Matthew Beeny- 49.37
  16. Sam Harvey (Milo)-49.40
  17. Rupert Bole (K&P)-50.53
  18. Augusta Carta (Milo)-52.31
  19. Andrea Stehlikova- 52.34
  20. Nicky Atkins (K&P)- 55.21
  21. Belen (Milo)- 57.22
  22. Andy Robinson- 58.07
  23. Mike Edwards (K&P)- 59.38
  24. Carla Huynh (Milo)-60.03
  25. Frances Spry (Milo)-60.04
  26. Bob McDonough (K&P)- 60.59

 

teams (5 to score)-

Milo-30

K&P-36

 

 
A Christmas Message Print
Written by David Hillyer   
Thursday, 21 December 2017 14:58
I would like to thank all those associated with the Club for all their hard efforts over the past twelve months. It has been a successful year and I hope that this will continue in 2018. Our athletes have performed excellently, but this could not happen without the backing of our Committee, Coaches and Officials, not forgetting the family members that help out and support our teams. As President I really appreciate all that you do for the Club.

Can I finish by wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and successful New Year. I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible during the season, but especially at our AGM in February.

Best Wishes

David Hillyer
President - KACPH
 
Mike (Mick) Potter 16.12.1937 - 28.10.2017 Print
Written by David Barrington & Tony Burgess   
Friday, 24 November 2017 09:37

Mick Potter 16.12.1937 – 28.10.2017

 

Mick Potter’s sad death on October 28th 2017 at the age of 79 brought back striking historical memories of an earlier Polytechnic Harriers age, and, indeed, of a different social era, as well. Tony Burgess (10.8/21.9*/48.4*) and Mick Potter (9.9y/21.9*/47.8*) were part and parcel of our sport at the higher levels in the 1950s/1960s and, with the kind permission of Tony, who delivered the Eulogy at Mick’s funeral in Brighton on November 14th, we reproduce excerpts here, highlighting the flavour and ethos of Athletics in those past decades. Their best performances can be seen on this site on the Club All-Time Lists via the Main Menu.

 

Reminiscences of Mick Potter

 

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