Posts Tagged ‘Lesley Hall’

Hall of fame

December 22nd, 2011 by News Desk

ASHFORD AC’s Lesley Hall is the Kent W55 veteran cross country champion after topping the field at Tunbridge Wells.
Lesley, who has battled her was through illness and injury to keep running, clocked a fine 22 minutes 51 seconds over the 4.8km course at Rose Hill School.
In the W45 category Jenny Brown was an excellent sixth with 21:52 in a well battled race won by Sharon Hawkins (20:37) while in the M50 event, over 9.5km, Kevin Williams was a terrific fifth clocking 33 minutes dead.

Full set for Lesley

June 28th, 2011 by News Desk

ASHFORD AC’s Lesley Hall has completed a full set of medals recently at veterans events.
She took a fine silver at the British Masters 10,000m championships at Oxford in 43 minutes 23 seconds and followed up with gold at the Kent championships at Dartford over the same distance improving with 42:41.
Then there was a bronze in the British Masters 5,000m in Brimingham clocking 20:59.
Teammate Candy Hawkins secured a fine win in the Southern Counties Vets 40 champions despite difficult windy conditions with 20:07.7 and followed that up with the fifth overall in the senior women’s 3,000m race in the Kent championships at Dartford with 11.35.6.
The promising Amelia Jones was the fastest U20 runner with a personal best 11:06.9.

Full set for Lesley

May 24th, 2011 by News Desk

ASHFORD AC’s indefatigable Lesley Hall was in the medals again for Great Britain at the European Masters non-stadium championships in Thionville in France.
She claimed a team gold in the half marathon as well as the individual bronze to complete a full set having taken the team cross country silver the previous day.
In a physically demanding three days she had opened with a team gold in the 10k event just missing another medal finishing in fourth place with 43:01.
It was another extraordinary performance by the Ashford runner who has come back from serious injury and illness to regain fitness.