Track & Field 2017/2018

Otago Secondary Schools Athletics Champs, 2 & 3 March 2018, Caledonian Ground

Leith Harriers youth athletes competing for their respective schools in the Otago Secondary Champs on the weekend at the Caledonian Ground achieved excellent results in their events.  Caitlin O’Donnell won the Girls 400m U16 event in 62.69 seconds and finished second in the Girls 200m Sprint U16 in 27.48 seconds (wind: 1.6).   Nathan Hill won the Boys 1500m Senior run in 4 minutes 8.81 seconds, the 3000m in 8 minutes 53.39 seconds and the 800m in 2 minutes 8.16 seconds.  Rebekah Hill won the Girls 1500m U16 in 5 minutes 11.63 seconds and the 3000m in 11 minutes 10.44 seconds.

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Leith Harriers Juniors results

Event 115 Girls 200 Metre Sprint Under 16
Section 1 Wind: 1.6
2 Caitlin O’Donnell Otago Girls 27.48

Event 125 Girls 400 Metre Run Under 16
Section 1
1 Caitlin O’Donnell Otago Girls 62.69

Event 136 Boys 800 Metre Run Senior
1 Nathan Hill Otago Boys H 2:08.16

Event 157 Boys 1500 Metre Run Senior
1 Nathan Hill Otago Boys H 4:08.81

Event 166 Boys 3000 Metre Run Senior
1 Nathan Hill Otago Boys H 8:53.39

Event 156 Girls 1500 Metre Run Under 16
1 Rebekah Hill Otago Girls 5:11.63

Event 165 Girls 3000 Metre Run Under 16
1 Rebekah Hill Otago Girls 11:10.44

Otago Track and Field Champs, Sat 24, Sun 25 February 2018, Caledonian Ground

Leith’s athletes did well at the Otago Track and Field Champs held at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday and Sunday.   Nathan Hill won both his events in the Senior Men grade.  He ran 4 minutes 2.4 seconds for the 1500 metres and 8 minutes 53.5 seconds for the 3000 metres.  Rebekah Hill also won both her events in the Women Under 18 grade,  finishing with 4 minutes 55.82 seconds for the Women 1500 metres and 10 minutes 51.37 for the Women 3000 metres.  Caitlin O’Donnell finished second in her three events in the Women Under 18 grade.  She ran the 100m in 14.05 seconds (wind: -5.4), the 200m in 27.84 seconds (wind: 0.04) and the 400m in 63.45 seconds.  Well done to all these athletes and those who competed during the season for some very fine achievements in their respective disciplines.

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Leith Results

Event 16 Women 100 Metre Sprint Under 18
Section 1 Wind: -5.4
2 # 1022 Caitlin O’Donnell 16 Leith 14.05

Event 42 Women 200 Metre Sprint Under 18
Section 1 Wind: 0.4
2 # 1022 Caitlin O’Donnell 16 Leith 27.84

Event 68 Women 400 Metre Sprint Under 18
2 # 1022 Caitlin O’Donnell 16 Leith 63.45

Event 105 Women 1500 Metre Run Under 18
1 # 1902 Rebekah Hill 16 Leith 4:55.82

Event 110 Men 1500 Metre Run Senior
1 # 1032 Nathan Hill 18 Leith 4:02.40

Event 126 Women 3000 Metre Run Under 18
1 # 1902 Rebekah Hill 16 Leith 10:51.37

Event 129 Men 3000 Metre Run Senior
1 # 1032 Nathan Hill 18 Leith 8:53.50

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Sat 17 February 2018, Caledonian Ground

At the Otago weekly track and field meeting held at the Caledonian on Saturday, Leith’s Nathan Hill posted an impressive time of 8 minutes 47.73 seconds when winning the Men 20-34 grade 3000m run, a time which is just over 4 seconds outside his personal best of 8min 43.71sec which he set in his record breaking run at the Otago Secondary Schools Champs in March last year.   Clifford Kelway-Pope finished second in the Men 20-34 grade 3000m in 12 minutes 56.06 seconds.

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Leith Results

Event 7 Men 18-19 3000 Metre Run Open
1 # 1032 Nathan Hill 18 Leith 8:47.73

Event 7 Men 20-34 3000 Metre Run Open
2 # 1903 Clifford Kelway-Pope 28 Leith 12:56.06

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Sat 10 February 2018, Caledonian Ground

Leith’s Glen Ferguson, making a welcome return to the track on Saturday, won the Master Men’s 50+ Otago 5000m Champs in 17 minutes 2.8 seconds.  Cliff Kelway-Pope finished third in the Men’s 20-34 grade in 23 minutes 17.09 seconds.  Rebekah Hill achieved a personal best over 1500m in winning the W16-17 grade 1500m run in 4 minutes 55.45 seconds.  Caitlin O’Donnell tackled both the 200m and 400m sprints winning both events in the W16-17 grade in 28.73 seconds and 63.85 seconds respectively.  Nathan Hill finished second in the M18-19 grade 400m in 56.29 seconds.

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Leith Results

Event 3 W16-17 200 Metre Sprint Open
1 # 1022 Caitlin O’Donnell W16 Leith 28.73 (wind reading -2.8)

Event 4 W16-17 400 Metre Sprint Open
1 # 1022 Caitlin O’Donnell W16 Leith 1:03.85

Event 4 M18-19 400 Metre Sprint Open
2 # 1032 Nathan Hill M18 Leith 56.29

Event 6 W16-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 # 1905 Rebekah Hill W16 Leith 4:55.45

Event 8 M20-34 5000 Metre Run Otago Champs Open
3 # 1903 Clifford Kelway-P M28 Leith 23:17.09

Event 8 M50+ 5000 Metre Run Otago Champs Open
1 # 1007 Glen Ferguson M54 Leith 17:02.80

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Sat 3 February 2018, Caledonian Ground

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Leith Results

M18-19 800 Metre Run Race 1
3 Nathan Hill M18 Leith 2:02.94

M35+ 3000 Metre Steeplechase 914mm Otago Champs
1 Danny Baillie M49 Leith 11:13.24

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Otago 10000m Champs, Sat 2 December 2017, Caledonian Ground

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Leith Results

Event 6 Men 20-34 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 5:52.02

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Programme B, Sat 25 November 2017, Caledonian Ground

Neale McLanachan continued to improve his form at the Otago track and field meeting held at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday. He won both the Men 35-49 grade 1500m and 3000m in 4 minutes 31.46 seconds and 9 minutes 35.20 seconds respectively. Caitlin O’Donnell tackled both the Women 15-17 grade 100m and 200m sprints with times of 13.66 seconds and 27.60 seconds. Nathan Hill ran an excellent 2 minutes 2.09 seconds in winning the Men 15-17 grade 800m. Rebekah Hill won the Women 15-17 grade 3000m in 11 minutes 15.12 seconds whilst Cliff Kelway-Pope finished third in the Men 20-34 grade 3000m in 11 minutes 36.4 seconds.

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Leith Results

Event 2 Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.66 (wind -0.9)

Event 3 Women 15-17 200 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 27.60 (wind -1.5)

Event 5 Men 15-17 800 Metre Run Open
1 Nathan Hill 17 Leith 2:02.09

Event 6 Men 35-49 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Neale McLanachan 39 Leith 4:31.46

Event 7 Women 15-17 3000 Metre Run Open
1 Rebekah Hill 15 Leith 11:15.12

Event 7 Men 20-34 3000 Metre Run Open
3 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 11:36.40

Event 7 Men 35-49 3000 Metre Run Open
1 Neale McLanachan 39 Leith 9:35.30

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Programme A, Sat 18 November 2017, Caledonian Ground

Nathan Hill finished a narrow second in the Men 15-17 grade 1500m at the Otago track and field meeting held at the Caledonian ground on Saturday.  His time was 4 minutes 7.20 seconds.  Rebekah Hill won the Women 15-17 grade in 5 minutes 0.78 seconds.  Caitlin O’Donnell finished second in the Women 15-17 grade 100m sprint in 13.19 seconds (wind reading 3.4).  Cliff Kelway-Pope was a bit off his usual pace in the Men 20-34 grade 800m run with a time of 3 minutes 9.43 seconds.

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Event 2 Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.19 (wind 3.4)

Event 5 Men 20-34 800 Metre Run Open
1 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 3:09.43

Event 6 Women 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Rebekah Hill 15 Leith 5:00.78

Event 6 Men 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
2 Nathan Hill 17 Leith 4:07.20

Otago Track and Fielding Meeting, Modified Programme, Sat 11 November 2017, Caledonian

Caitlin O’Donnell achieved personal best wind assisted times in winning the 100m and 200m Women 15-17 grade sprints at the track and field meeting held at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday.  Her 13.01 second 100m and 26.99 second 200m were above the 2 m/s wind reading threshold but were still milestones for her over these distances.   Nathan Hill continued his steady progress towards the level he reached last season in the 1500m when he won the Men 15-17 grade race in 4 minutes 7.83 seconds.  Rebekah Hill won the Women 15-17 grade 1500m in 5 minutes 8.05 seconds.  Clifford Kelway-Pope tackled both the Men 20-34 grade 1500m (5 minutes 29.63 seconds) and the 3000m (13 minutes 36.85 seconds).

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Leith Results

Event 2 Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.01 (wind 5.6)

Event 3 Women 15-17 200 Metre Sprint Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 26.99 (wind 4.1)

Event 6 Women 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Rebekah Hill 15 Leith 5:08.05

Event 6 Men 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Nathan Hill 17 Leith 4:07.83

Event 6 Men 20-34 1500 Metre Run Open
3 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 5:29.63

Event 7 Men 20-34 3000 Metre Run Open
2 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 13:36.85

Otago Track and Field Meeting (Hurring Relays Day 2), Sat 4 November 2017, Caledonian

Leith’s Nathan Hill won the Men 15-17 grade 3000m in 9 minutes 0.62 seconds in his first run over this distance this season.  Neale McLanachan (10 minutes 5.57 seconds) and Andrew Lonie (10 minutes 20.64 seconds) both making a return to the track this season, finished first and second respectively in the Men 35-49 grade 3000m.  Cliff Kelway-Pope finished third in the Men 20-34 grade in 12 minutes 39.26 seconds. Rebekah Hill won the Women 15-17 grade in 10 minutes 56.04 seconds. Caitlin O’Donnell won the Women 15-17 grade 800m in 2 minutes 36.75 seconds in her first run over this distance this season and she also won the 100 sprint in 13.35 seconds (wind reading -0.13).

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Leith Results

Event 2 Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.35 -0.1 3

Event 5 Women 15-17 800 Metre Run Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 2:36.75

Event 7 Women 15-17 3000 Metre Run Open
1 Rebekah Hill 15 Leith 10:56.04

Event 7A Men 15-17 3000 Metre Run Open
1 Nathan Hill 17 Leith 9:00.62

Event 7A Men 20-34 3000 Metre Run Open
3 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 12:39.26

Event 7A Men 35-49 3000 Metre Run Open
1 Neale McLanachan 39 Leith 10:05.57
2 Andrew Lonie 44 Leith 10:20.64

Otago Track and Field Meeting (Hurring Relays Day 1), Sat 28 October 2017, Caledonian

Leith’s Nathan Hill posted an impressive early season time of 4 minutes 11 minutes 39 seconds in winning the Men 15-17 grade 1500m race at the Otago Track and Field Meeting held at the Caledonian on Saturday.  Rebekah Hill did well in dipping below the 5 minute barrier so early in the season in winning the Women 15-17 grade 1500m race. Caitlin O’Donnell tackled all three sprint events with some impressive times in the Women 15-17 grades: 100m 13.36 seconds (wind reading 1.8); 200m 27.38 seconds (wind -1.03); 400m 62.66 seconds.  Cliff Kelway-Pope won the senior men’s grade 5000m in 22 minutes 23.74 seconds.

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Leith Results

Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
4 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.36 (wind 1.8)

Women 15-17 400 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 62.66

Women 15-17 200 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 27.38 (wind -1.03)

 Women 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Rebekah Hill 15 Leith 4:59.20

 Men 15-17 1500 Metre Run Open
1 Nathan Hill 17 Leith 4:11.39

 Men 20-34 5000 Metre Run Open
1 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 22:23.74

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Ness Cup and Senior Modified Prog 20th October 2017, Caledonian

The Annual Ness Cup Open Grade Handicap Mile race was held at the Caledonian Grounds on Friday evening.  Leith’s Rebekah Hill finished sixth across the line with an actual ninth fastest time of 5 minutes 24.59 seconds.  Nathan Hill was tenth across the line in an actual third fastest time of 4 minutes 33.77 seconds.  Caitlin O’Donnell competed in the 100m and 400m sprints.  She finished second in the Women 15-17 grade 100m sprint in 13.36 seconds (wind reading 1.73) and first in the Women 15-17 grade 400m sprint in 63.31 seconds.

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Leith Results

Event 2 Women 15-17 100 Metre Sprint Open
2 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 13.36 1.7 3

 Event 4 Women 15-17 400 Metre Sprint Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 63.31 2

Event 77 Mixed 12+ 1 Mile Run NESS CUP Open
Finish Placing
6 Rebekah Hill W15 Leith 6:04.59
10 Nathan Hill M17 Leith 6:08.77

Event 78 Mixed 12+ 1 Mile Run NESS CUP Open
Actual Time Placing
3 Nathan Hill M17 Leith 4:33.77
9 Rebekah Hill W15 Leith 5:24.59

Otago Track and Field Meeting, Programme B, Sat 14 Oct 2017, Caledonian

Leith Harriers had three athletes competing at the Otago track and field meeting at the Caledonian Ground on Saturday held in mostly wet conditions.  Caitlin O’Donnell won her Women 15-17 grade 200m race in 27.43 seconds (wind 0.62).  Michael Walker continued his good winter harrier form by winning the Men 35-49 grade 3000 metres in 10 minutes 49.4 seconds.  Clifford Kelway-Pope finished second in the Men 20-34 grade 3000 metres in 11 minutes 52.9 seconds.

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Leith Results

Women 15-17 200 Meter Sprint Open
1 Caitlin O’Donnell 15 Leith 27.43 (wind 0.6 2)

Men 35-49 3000 Meter Run Hand Times
1 Michael Walker 37 Leith 10:49.40

Men 20-34 3000 Meter Run Hand Times
2 Clifford Kelway-Pope 27 Leith 11:52.90