Cross country team claims swag of medals at Darling Downs
ATHLETES from Running High Track and Field Coaching Services achieved some great results at the recent Darling Downs Cross Country Championships.
Under the guidance of coach Tom Bradbury, the group won six gold, seven silver, and five bronze medals, along with five fourth places.
Thirty-four runners from the squad contested the regional titles, with 30 of them finishing in the top 10 of their events.
Of those athletes, 26 gained Darling Downs selection which is roughly one-quarter of the regional team to contest the state championships at Runaway Bay on July 19 and 20.
10yrs Amy Potter 6th
11yrs Molly Hartog 10th
12yrs Zoe Christadoulou 4th
13yrs Julia Gannon 4th, Emily Rattray 6th
14yrs Emily Boeske 5th
15yrs Eloise Huggins 2nd, Lucinda Jensen 3rd, Joanna Sleba 4th, Emily DeBortelli 14th, Allie Tiernan 15th
16yrs Maddie McCusker 6th, Lucy Kelso-Ribbe 9th
17yrs Lucy O'Neill 2nd, Amy Parker 10th
18yrs Zoe Leahy 1st, Elle Leahy 2nd
10yrs Callum Wright 42nd
12yrs Jack DeBortelli 2nd, Nick Coonan 3rd, Will Cox 4th
13yrs Grant Reinbott 1st, Blake Reinbott 3rd
14yrs Teketel Tyson 1st, Jack Apel 2nd, Harry Jensen 3rd, Linden Wells 32nd
15yrs Bryn Winter 5th, Reagan Johnson DNF
16yrs Mitch Vonhoff 1st
17yrs Jack Tiernan 1st, Jack Kelso-Ribbe 2nd, Connor Van Dorsselaer 3rd, Ben Saxton 4th
18yrs Jack Anstey 1st, Ben Drew 2nd
Holiday clinic to help athletes improve skills
JUNIOR athletes will have the chance to refine their skills during the school holidays with a coaching clinic conducted by Running High Track and Field Coaching Services.
The clinic is open to all ages and will be held over two weeks at Kratzke Oval, Highfields, with training sessions on June 29-30 and July 9-10.
Coach Tom Bradbury will take athletes through a range of track and field programs as well as strength and conditioning and nutrition.
The cost is $40 per day- which includes morning tea - and places are limited to 25 athletes each day.
For more information about the clinic, visit search for Running High - Track and Field Coaching Services on Facebook.