ATHLETICS ROUND-UP NICK Percy ended his domestic season unbeaten for the third year in a row with two wins in the discus and hammer and second in the shot, for his mainland club Shaftsbury Barnet.
At the UK Youth Development U17/U20 League national finals, he won shot putt silver with a throw of 15.63m, and then gold in the hammer with a throw of 67.18m, before securing discus gold with a throw of 59.18m.
Ryde School student Nick, 18, has one more international competition before he ends his season fully, when he goes to the Czech Republic next weekend for his last international as an under-20. Next year he will be classed as a senior even though he will only be 19.
GRAHAM Maitland won Ryde Harriers’ five-mile nominated time fun run last week, finishing ten seconds inside his nomination.
He crossed the line in 36.20. Dave Furmidge was second, in 44.04, 11 seconds inside his nomination, while Amanda Treadgold, who was 22 seconds inside her nomination, was third, in 37.38.
Fastest on the night were guest runner Paul Cooke, in 32.29, and Julie King, in 36.46.
TWO members of West Wight Road Runners took part in the BUPA Great North Run last weekend.
Husband and wife team Julia and Julian Trout finished within 25 minutes of one another in the famous half marathon, with Julian coming 6,362nd in a time of 1.46.13, and Julia finishing 22,089th, in 2.11.03. More than 55,000 people took part.