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Heptathlete off to World Youth Championships

More medals for Havering youngsters

Friday, June 26, 2015
Havering's Georgie Taylor won discus silver at the England Under-20 Championships (pic: Tony Benton)

Taylor and Hughes add to increasing hauls

Havering's Lauren Deadman is better known for her cross-country achievements (pic: Roger Deadman)

Havering star excited to get big track date

British League high for Havering men

Friday, June 12, 2015
Havering's Laurence Goodacre (pic: Tony Benton)

Squad impress with second-place finish

Havering's Heidi Surman-Wells passes the baton to Chloe van Wulven during the relay (pic: Ian Law)

Havering athletes enjoy success in Kent

Havering's Michelle Hughes and Modupe Shokunbi

All-rounder earns world qualifying mark

Havering enjoy fine Essex haul

Friday, May 29, 2015
Havering's Paul Grange won two gold medals on the track at the Essex Championships in Chelmsford (pic: Tony Benton)

Athletes combine for many medals

Havering youngsters show form

Friday, May 22, 2015
Havering's Timi Kuye in action (pic: Tony Benton)

Second-place finish at Development League fixture

Weir relishing London return

Friday, May 22, 2015
Paralympic champions David Weir and Ollie Hynd call on the British public to support their fellow para-athletes at National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 26 July (pic: Matt Alexander/PA)

Multi champion ‘as fast as ever’

Employees across the country are being encouraged to take part in the inaugural Midday Mile  (pic: Anthony Upton)

Employees encouraged to help raise funds for British Heart Foundation

A new parkrun event was launched at Raphael Park in Romford

Weekly event launched at Raphael Park

Havering AC's Chloe Van Wulven (right) & Lucy Bailey (left) on their way to a hurdles A & B double (pic: Ian law)

Michelle Hughes takes one step closer to earning an international selection

Haines takes on Marathon challenges

Friday, April 17, 2015
Former Recorder reporter Gary Haines is running the London Marathon to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

Former Recorder sports reporter raising funds for Prostate Cancer UK

Havering athletes help Essex

Friday, March 20, 2015
Havering's Katie O'Neill, Becca Brown, Jack Rice, Lydia Hallam and Sophie Rand shone on Essex duty at the English Schools Cross-Country Championships (pic: Jane Hallam)

Rice shines on national debut

Havering's Lydia Hallam (second from left) and Woodford Green's Jessica Burgess (second from right) helped Essex to gold at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships

Youngster shines at Inter Counties event

Havering tested by muddy Hill

Friday, February 27, 2015
Havering's Jack Rice in muddy cross-country action (pic: Gary Howard)

Athletes battle at Cross-Country Championships

Havering end season on a high

Friday, February 6, 2015
Havering's Amelia Day, Grace Macleod, Catherine Barker, Amba Coombe and Emily James won the under-15 girls race at the latest Essex Cross-Country League meeting in Colchester (pic: Kevin White)

Athletes enjoy success in cross-country finale

Havering’s Hughes on a high

Thursday, December 25, 2014
Havering's Mayi Hughes shows off her pentathlon silver (pic: Tony Benton)

Young pentathlete claims indoor bronze

Delight for Havering’s golden girls

Friday, December 19, 2014
Havering's Michelle Hughes celebrates with her England team-mates in Glasgow (pic: Michelle Hughes)

Athletes among the medals once again

Havering show strength in depth

Friday, November 21, 2014
Havering's under-15 girls face the camera before their race (pic: Jane Hallam)

Success for athletes at cross-country meet

Havering coach hails Max power

Friday, September 26, 2014
Havering youngster Max Law in javelin action (pic: Jo Law)

Harrison delighted with youngster’s progress

School Games gold for Havering’s Hughes

Friday, September 12, 2014
Havering's Michelle Hughes was in fine form at the School Games in Manchester

Hurdler holds on for title after stride trouble

Georgie Taylor competes at the British Championships tomorrow in Birmingham.

Seventeen-year-old Havering AC discus thrower Georgie Taylor is full of excitement heading into tomorrow’s British Championships in Birmingham tomorrow, but for the youngster it was almost a missed opportunity.

Olympians back Go Dad Run charity event

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Colin Jackson (centre) with Prostate Cancer UK's head of events Andy Sallonow and deputy director of fundraising James Beeby

Trio lend support to prostate cancer

Havering youngster gets GB call

Friday, May 16, 2014
Havering's Duane Jibunoh is set to compete for GB Juniors (pic: Sam Harrison)

Discus thrower Duane to compete at Loughborough

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