Seven athletes from Morpeth Harriers were in competitive action at the
fifth and final Gateshead Indoor Meeting,held at Gateshead College
on the evening of Thursday 15th March 2018.
Two of the seven were making their competitive debuts,
and the remaining five all managed to achieve new personal bests.
It was good to see long time absentee Harriet Priest (Back Injury), improve her
personal best massively from 10.89s to 10.49s in the Under 20 Women’s 60m Hurdles.
Other improvements in the 60m Hurdles came from newcomer Kaitlynn Waddell,
who was second fastest Under 13 Girl with 11.59s, which was a truly excellent opening effort,
and Alice Geoghegan (10.35s), who was second fastest Under 15 Girl.
In the flat 60m Kaitlynn Waddell, clocked 9.46s, and was the fifth fastest Under 13 Girl,
just ahead of club colleague Olivia Gent (9.46s), which was a new personal best.
Another Morpeth newcomer in the Under 13 Girls 60m was Lottie Belton,
who was ninth fastest in her age group with 9.57s.
Meanwhile older Sister Mia, was second fastest Under 15 Girl, producing a personal best of 8.49s.
Third fastest Under 15 Girl was Morpeth colleague Alice Geoghegan, who also set new figures with 8.61s.
Morpeth’s Koffi Avornyo produced a new personal best in the Under 15
Boys High Jump, which he won with his best clearance of 1.55m.