Morpeth Harriers had ten athletes in action at the third BMC Regional Meeting,
held at Chester Le Street’s Riverside Track, on the evening of Monday 17th June 2019.
Fastest from the club on the night, in the events over 800m, Under 20 Man Kieran Hedley,
who posted a time of 1m56.6s, when finishing fifth behind Birtley’s Adrian Bailes in the fastest event.
Hedley proved to be second fastest on the night in his age group.
Next fastest was Adam Pratt, who had raced over 1500m twenty-four hours earlier.
In the third fastest race, he posted a seasons best of 1m59.3s, to finish third behind
Houghton’s Under 20 athlete Cameron Allen.
Next fastest Morpeth athlete was Under 20 Man Daniel Melling, who finished third in the fourth fastest race,
posting a time of 2m02.5s, which made him eighth fastest in his age group.
In his very first BMC outing, Morpeth Under 17 Man Ben Waterfield finished fifth in the second fastest race,
posting a time of 2m03.2s, which made him third fastest in his age group.
Morpeth’s Dylan Gooding was a clear winner of the sixth fastest race on the night,
posting a personal best time of 2m07.0s, in what was his first 800m of the season.
It also made him fourth fastest Under 17 Man on the night.
In the eighth fastest race of the night, Morpeth Harriers had no less than four athletes in the line-up of nine.
Ryan Davies was the first of the four to finish, posting a time of 2m20.8s, and was second in the race,
Two places behind Ryan was older brother Dylan, who posted a new personal best time of 2m22.4s,
taking a whole second off his previous figures.
Finishing in eighth and ninth places were Rachelle Falloon and Rhiannon Hedley,
who posted respective times of 2m25.6s and 2m26.7s.
Finally, new Morpeth Harriers acquisition Michelle Thompson, formerly with North Shields Poly,
finished third in the final race of the night.
This was her first 800m for three years, nevertheless, she marked her club debut by posting
a new personal best of 2m39.3s, which saw the Over 35 Vet take four seconds off her previous figures.