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Midsummer Open – Prince of Wales, 11 July

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Cheltenham Harriers’ second Mid-Summer Open meet at The Prince Of Wales Stadium saw yet more top track and field performances from CLC Striders athletes in still-sweltering conditions.

Club talisman Will Ferguson time-trialled his 800m heat, winning in a time of 2.02.6. Vets Paul Lockyer and Gareth Harries battled each other in their 800m heat, recording times of 2.20.4 and 2.21.1 respectively, and with Harries setting a new M45 club record.

In his first season racing for the Striders Eoin McQuonerecoded his a win in his 800m heat in a time of 2.40.2. He was followed home by Helen Knight in 2.48.0, Andrew Gagein 2.56.4, and Laura fletcher in 3.02.02.

Meanwhile, in the 3,000m Patricia Sturgess ran a time of 11.51.7 and Amelia Mullins clocked 12.25.7 in the same heat.

Over the shorter distance, Nicola Weagerran 78.0 in the 400m, with Andrew Gage just behind her in 78.4, and Amelia Mullins setting a new L45 club record of 83.3.

In the field, Nicola Weager also took part in the high jump, setting a new club record of 1m 15cm.