WSEH Athletics Club returned home from the long trip to Donnington Park in Leicestershire to contest the National Cross Country Championships with silver medals in the Under-15 boys race.

Shaun Hudson was the first WSEH athlete to finish in 30th position. He was closely followed by Dominic McDougall in 38th and Dan Brookling in 40th. Oliver McArthur completed the team scoring in 54th spot.

The U20 ladies team looked set for medals but an unfortunate twisted ankle sustained to Tilly Compton-Stewart caused her to drop out, leaving Felicity Johnson in the vanguard to cross the line in 18th place. Johnson led home Kathy Ditton (52nd) and Isabelle Rayner (63rd), and the team finished just outside the medals in fourth place.

The U13 girls placed ninth in the team race with Jasmine Young the first home in 50th position, just heading Lily Rolfe in 51st. Kate Clutterbuck was next to appear in 72nd with a gap to Isabelle Craven, who came into view in 188th place.

The U13 boys were in similar form with their 10th place. Sam Hodgson led the way with his 53rd spot,. followed by Ross Van Heerde in 75th. Rocco Hudson was 133rd and Will Goddard completed the team in 156th spot.

WSEH provided three champions in the UK Senior Indoor Championships in Sheffield, plus two silver medal winners and a bronze.

The track hero was Nigel Levine who took the 400m title in 48.00 seconds (secs). Morgan Lake was the victor in the high jump with 1.90m and Rachel Wallader took the shot event with a superb 17.73m.

Lawrence Clarke had to settle for silver in the 60m hurdles with his 7.65secs clocking, and Leah Barrow continued her improvement with a personal best of 2:03.18 for another silver in the 800m.

Joey Watson, in his first championships as a senior, performed with distinction to smash his own WSEH club shot record by a massive 39cm, securing the bronze medal with 17.29m. Another finalist was Laura Wake, fifth in the 400m in 54.58secs.

WSEH produced a trio of winners in the Southern Vets Championships at Lee Valley.

Chris Mills was victorious in the Vet 40 pole vault with a 4.20m clearance.

Glenn Reddington was also in good form winning the Vet 50 60m hurdles in 9.40secs, then going on to place second in the 200m in 26.77secs.

Neil Griffin was another winner with his 12.06m in the Vet 60 shot.

Ed Roe, on the comeback trail, was the lone WSEH female taking third place in the Vet 60 200m in 31.90secs.