Success for Richmond athletes at the Mini Marathon!
6 October 2021
34 athletes represented Richmond upon Thames on Sunday at the Mini Marathon and finished in top 10 positions in each age group.
The course was 2.6K long, stretching from Temple Place to The Mall. The event comprised entrants from the nine regions of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and included teams from all 33 London boroughs.
Over the years the Mini Marathon has unearthed a number of future athletics stars, some of whom have gone on to claim major international honours including Tokyo Olympics medallists Laura Muir, Keely Hodgkinson and Josh Kerr. Tokyo Paralympics medallists Hannah Cockroft and Kare Adenegan are both former winners of the Mini Marathon.
Team Richmond upon Thames positioned as follows for each age group:
- U17 Boys – 3rd
- U15 Boys – 10th
- U13 Boys – 3rd
- U17 Girls – 8th
- U15 Girls – 5th
- U13 Girls – 5th
Stand out performances came from Sam Nesbitt who finished 4th in the U17 Boys category and Arthur Milles who won the Ambulant Mini Marathon.
Up to: October 2021
Updated: 6 October 2021