06 March 2015

Middle Distance Squad - Mini Marathon Trials

Young athletes win selection for the Mini Marathon at trials

Young athletes competed around the roads at Leicester's County Hall on Sunday 1st March in order to gain selection for the Mini Marathon. The trials are held in order to select the first six athletes in each age group to represent the East Midlands Team.

Ben Dijkstra won the U17 men's race, Caitlin Roper was 3rd in the U17 women's race and Neve Grimes was 3rd in the U15 girl's race. Congratulations to Ben, Caitlin and Neve, who will race over the last three miles of the London Marathon Course next month.

Full results:

Emma Richards 10th place 19:51
Grace Smith 14th place 20:03
Zena Challenger 15th place 20:06

Neve Grimes 3rd place 18:47
Rhea Cooper 18th place 20:48
Hannah Ord 20th place 21:38

U17 women
Caitlin Roper 3rd place 18:10
Alex West 10th place 19:43

U17 men
Ben Dijkstra 1st place 15:13
Alfie Thompson 7th place 15:53
Oliver Freer 13th place 16:36
Pascal Bouttier-Butler 15th place 17:14
Amrik Gill 16th place 17:45


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