LEADING AWARD: Spalding star Charlotte Taylor landed Nene Valley's President's Cup.

Nene Valley Harriers impress with huge win in ominous opener

Nene Valley Harriers made an excellent start to their East Anglia League campaign as they won their opening match by a mammoth 300 points, writes BARRY WARNE.

The Harriers boasted four age group winners, with the under-13 girls, under-15 girls, under-15 boys and senior ladies seeing off all opponents.

The senior men, under-17 men and under-17 girls were all runners-up on a day when the strength of the Nene Valley track and field squad was plain to see.

Under-15 duo Freddie Fraser and Will Kong were double winners, with Fraser achieving the national standard in the 100m hurdles.

Olivia Mead also shone as she won the under-17 400m in her first outing over the distance with an impressive 62.9secs clocking. Molly Peel won the under-17 1,500m on her club debut, too.

Meanwhile, Katie Marsh and Katie Calcutt won three events apiece, with Eleanor Smith claiming two victories.

  • Spalding’s Charlotte Taylor was awarded the top prize – the President’s Cup – for finishing sixth in the European Cross-Country Championships when Nene Valley Harriers held their 2017/2018 presentation of awards.

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