The 2018 Telford Mile took place at the National Sports Center, with Jezhari Talbot winning the 12-15 Year Old Girls race with a time of 9:09.81, Zylah Bean was second in 10:33.07 and Dwzjhane Smith finished third in a time of 11:32.12.
The 12-15 Year Old Boys race was won by Tajai Goater who was clocked across the line in a time of 8:25.07, Simeon Hayward was second in 8:27.64 and Jayson Simons finished third with a time of 8:29.16.
Katherine Bean-Rosario won the 10-11 Year Old Girls race with a time of 8:58.12, Ramiah Brangman was second in 9:16.92 and Ellise Dickinson finished third stopping the clock in a time of 9:22.23.
The 10-11 Year Old Boys race was won by Bakari Furbert clocking a time of 8:12.79, Nayan Grant was second in 8:15.92 and Jace Donawa finished third stopping the clock in a time of 8:24.46.
Conyers, Dill & Pearman and The Pro Shop present the annual Dash at Dark supported by Mid-Atlantic Athletic Club and organized by MAAC Juniors Running Club will take place on Friday night, March 2nd.
The event will take place at the National Sports Center Track.
This is the first event of the 2018 Dash Series, sponsored by Chubb and Aspen, with 3 races throughout the year.
Ages range from 4-11 years old with distances ranging from 400 meters to 1 mile, according to Age Group.
The races start at 6:30 and the event will run if it rains!
Sign up online or by paper at The Pro Shop. Entry deadline is Wednesday February 28th.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Branwen Smith-King Invitational Announced
The Tufts University Men's and Women's Indoor Rrack & Field teams will host the first annual Branwen Smith-King Invitational at the Gantcher Center on Saturday.
Upon her retirement last year following 35 years as a coach and administrator for Tufts Athletics. The department and the Track & Field Programs renamed the second home meet of the indoor season in Smith-King's honor.
Hired in 1982, she became one of the most influential women in the history of Tufts Athletics, mentoring hundreds of student-athletes as the Head Coach of Women’s Cross-Country and Track and Field teams for 18 years and as assistant director of Tufts Athletics since 2000.
Smith-King will be at Saturday's Meet and a Dedication Ceremony will take place prior to the start of the Track Events at 10:30 a.m. The Field Events start at 10 a.m.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Lodge-Bean Wins Gold Medal in Barbados
Several Bermuda Athletes competed in the Louis Lynch Championships 2018 at the Barbados National Stadium.
On Day One Bermuda won a Gold Medal and also had One More Qualifier for the Carifta Games.
Clevonte Lodge-Bean during the Under 17 Boys 400 Meter Dash Preliminaries clocked a fastest qualifying time of 50.58, Lodge-Bean would then win the Under 17 Boys 400 Meter Dash Final with a Carfita Games Qualifying Standard time of 49.36.
Telilah Wears finished 11th in the Women’s 100 Meter Dash Open stopping the clock in a time of 13.10, while Brijette Basden was 13th in 13.22.
Stephan Dill came close to the Carifta Games Standard during the Men 100 Meter Dash Open Final that saw him finish 6th clocking 10.90, Dill would record the same time as he finished 7th in the Preliminaries, while Deneo Brangman was 9th with a time of 10.98.
Wears would then finished 13th during the Women’s 400 Meter Dash Open clocking a time of 1:11.05, while Brangman would clock a time of 48.87 during the Men’s 400 Meter Dash Open Preliminaries finishing 6th, in the Final Brangman would finish 5th clocking 49.47.
Mikal Dill finished 6th competing in the Men’s Long Jump Open with a top leap of 5.69m.
Friday, February 16, 2018
James & Cipres Congratulated On Performance
Bermuda’s Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Cipres, were congratulated for their performance in the Winter Olympics 2018 by the French Département de Seine-et-Marne.
One could imagine disappointment, the frustration of failing close to the podium. But no! It was with a smile that Ciprès and James welcomed their fifth place at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
In form since the beginning of the season, despite the disillusionment of the European championships (4th), the French couple held its level and gave its maximum.
Cipres said, "We're happy with that. We fought, it was a crazy competition, the level was amazing. I think every olympiad is evolving and everyone has proved it. I'm very proud of us because we worked and we did our job we finish fifth and we'll stay in history, I think it's been a while since we had a top 5 At The Olympics in art. We gave the best of ourselves."