East London Mini Marathon

On Sunday 16th February 2014, a cool but dry day, 76 of Redbridge’s young people aged between 11 and 16 turned up at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to take part in the East London Mini Marathon. This is an annual event held with Waltham Forest and Newham to help select runners for the Virgin Money Giving London Mini Marathon.

Redbridge had top 3 finishers in 5 of the 6 races – with Redbridge athletes taking all 3 top spots in both the u15 boys and u15 girls races.

Trophy winners listed below:

U13 boys 3rd James Wood

U13 girls 1st Aoibheann Pearce

U15 boys 1st Usamah Patel

                2nd Yonis Farah

3rd Ahmed Abdulle

U15 girls 1st Isabella Hoy

2nd Jess Archard

3rd Lana Mawlood

U17 girls 2nd Abbie Dell

Thanks to the Mayor who presented all the trophies.

48 athletes have now been selected to run at the London Mini Marathon on the 13th April representing Redbridge.

Post Author: Jenni Sheehan

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