Medals for Harriers in track and field events

Three Morpeth Harriers were in action at the Northern Athletics Senior/Under 20 Track and Field Championships, held at Sports City Arena, in Manchester on Saturday and Sunday.

Ross Floyd and Robert Balmbra competed in the Senior Men’s 5000m, finishing 13th and 21st respectively in a class field of 23 athletes.

Floyd clocked 15m44.69s, with Balmbra finishing in a time of 16m25.73s.

In the Senior Men’s 100m, Morpeth’s Daniel Moore, who won a Bronze medal at last month’s North Eastern Counties Championships, finished sixth’ in a new personal best time of 11.36s.

In the Women’s 400m event, Nisha Desai, who is a resident of Morpeth and competes for Trafford AC, won a prized Bronze medal in a season’s best of time 56.1s.