Week round-up

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San Silvestre Vallecana 10km, Madrid, ESP, 31 December 2015

Gemma Steel continued her good form to win the race in 31:52 with Morocco’s Malika Asahssah with 32:18 in second.

Brooks Serpentine New Year’s day 10km, Hyde Park, London, UK 01 January 2015

European U20 1500m champion Jake Wightman won the men’s 10km in 31:45.

Former European under-23 cross-country champion Emma Pallant won the women’s race in 35:05.

Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships, Bogart Hall Clough, UK, 03 January 2015

International Lauren Howarth, in her first cross-country race since the 2013 European Championships, won convincingly in 31:33.

CommSport Open Meeting, Sheffield, UK, 03 January 2015

Decathlete Dan Gardiner, who recently made the latter stages of the skeleton talent tests, had a hugely successful hour where he put together a string of good performances in a short space of time. He completed the 60mH in 8.27s, 7.55m in the long jump, 6.86s in the 60m and 14.12m in the shot.

Dannish Walker-Khan ran 6.85 in the 60m and 21.61 in the 200m.

Kristie Edwards ran Louise Bloor close in both the 60m and 200m events for senior women whilst Darren Scott set a new Scottish age group record over the 200m in 23.10

Glasgow AA Metric Miler Meeting, Emirates Arena, Glasgow, UK, 03 January 2015

Laura Muir and Sean Fontana dominated in their respective events with Muir breaking the 9-minute barrier for the first time to go second on the U23 UK all-time list behind Zola Budd with a time of 8:51.75.

Fontana took the Scottish men’s 3000m title in 8:18.96.

Metaswitch Games, Lee Valley, London, UK, 04 January 2015

In her first race since she got injured in the European Championships 200m in August, Dina Asher-Smith return in style with 7.25 in the first round of the 60m and an equal world lead of 7.22 in the second round.

Sale Harriers Open Series, Sportcity, Manchester, UK, 04 January 2015

Scottish athlete Kirsten McAslan set a 600m PB of 1:26.22 to go second on the UK indoor all-time list behind Jenny Meadows.


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First published on: 5 January, 2015 12:00 am

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