National javelin bronze for Leah

Leah is pictured in action with the javelin (s).
Leah is pictured in action with the javelin (s).

Three Pendle Athletes competed at the National Championships in Bedford at the weekend.

Leah Hillman competed in the under 17 women javelin, finishing third and getting a bronze medal with a throw of 39.17 metres.

Tiarnan Crorken competed in the 1,500 metres, Matthew Barnes competed in the 3,000 metres, both in the under 17 men age group. Both Tiarnan and Matthew ran strong races, despite having to run in terribly wet conditions.