Indoor Meetings

Doncaster athletes have been in fantastic form recently competing at indoor meetings.

The northern indoor u15s age group championships at the EIS last weekend saw two junior Doncaster AC athletes set 2017 uk best times to top the uk rankings for their age group.

Ava Jones sets the fastest time for the under 13 girls 200m rankings to win the northern indoor title, her time of 27.01 and a personal best moves her to the top of the UK Rankings.

Ava also set a new club record for the 60m at the Sheffield indoor open meeting recently, recording a winning time of 8.41s which moved her to 8th in the UK.


Nicole Lannie was also in great form at the Northern indoor championships despite a minor ankle problem.  Nicole sets the fastest time for the u15 girls 60m hurdles rankings, moving her to top spot in the UK with a fantastic winning time of 9.11s.

Other Athletes that competed were Katie Barnes, who was just outside the medals in the high jump with a leap of 1.45m, the same height as third place but lost on count back.  Niamh Latibeaudiere still not fully recovered from illness had good runs in both the 200m and 60m races. Henry Cullen also had a good run recording a personal best time in the u15 boys 800m heats with a time of 2.20.85, just missing out a final place.

Morgan Spink competed at the Midland indoor championships in the 60m hurdles and finish third in her heat with a respectable time of 9.47s, then competed in the final where she set a personal best time of 9.35s to finish in a creditable seventh place, the first four all run under 9 seconds.

At the latest BMC meeting at Lee Valley, saw Chloe Bradley running for Doncaster AC, record a massive personal best in an elite women’s 800m race recording a new club record time of 2.08.07

Chloe also competed at the British indoor team trials recently at the EIS in the senior womens 1500m heats and ran an excellent race to finish in third place to qualify for the final next day.

The final saw the British indoor 3000m champion Eilish McColgan take the lead with Chloe running her own race to finish in a creditable 7th place and a seasons best time of 4.26.91. The race was won by Sarah McDonald from Birchfield in a time of 4.19.41 just beating McColgan to the line.