Making her competitive debut season, local U13 girl shines against top athletes from the North East. Elizabeth Clay, who has been a member of Aycliffe Junior Running Club since she was 8 years old, made the jump this season to compete in top athletic Sprint events. Performing well at the Kieran Maxwell Open and Shildon Open earlier in the year, Elizabeth entered the NEYDL (North Eastern Youth Development League) with events at Morpeth and MSV in Middlesbrough finishing 2nd at 100m in both.
The season’s main event the NECAA (North Eastern Counties) Outdoor Championships held at MiddlesbroughMSV Stadium – coming through the heats, Elizabeth pulled off an outstanding run in the final and won Silver at the Championships for 100m. A couple of weeks later she repeated this performance again at the NEMAA (North East Masters Athletics Association) Tartan Games 2021 at Gateshead International Stadium taking a Silver Medal.
Aycliffe Junior Running Club offers fundamental training for any child aged over 8, who wishes to enter the world of Athletics. An opportunity to become healthy and make new friends. If your child is interested in joining please contact Claire at our email address
This year’s Olympians had to start somewhere.