2k Battle of The Regions
24/02/2021 00:00, In Blog /
After much fanfare and confident battle cries, February half term saw the East, West, North, and South pitted against each other in the 2k Battle of the Regions. Athletes from across Wales took to the streets, fields, industrial estates, and parks to run a solo virtual 2k time trial with the aim of trying to be the best in their age groups and to win points for their regions. Over 100 athletes from across Wales took part with some very speedy times posted. The results can be found here:2K Battle of the Regions results & 2K Battle of the Regions match scores.
Congratulations to the individual winners in each age category:
- U15B: Henry Evans and Jack Organ – Both East Wales
- U15G: Bethan Hardman – South Wales
- U17/U20M: Frank Morgan – West Wales
- U17/U20W: Ellen Mary Kearney – North Wales
And finally, bragging rights for the winning region go to…West Wales! congratulations to all West Wales athletes who contributed to the overall team victory and to Regional Coordinator Neil Thomas who led his team so strongly into battle! WEST has proven themselves to be BEST!
All athletes in the West will receive a 10% discount code for the Welsh Athletics Total Teamwear kit shop.
“I would like to say a big well done to all the Regional and National Development Programme athletes who took part in the 2k Battle of the Regions. The results demonstrate that despite the challenges faced by young athletes they are still training well and are able to deliver fantastic performances. Thank you to the 4 Regional Endurance Coordinators and the Welsh Athletics Competitions Team for their tireless help in setting up and managing the event"
Liz Davies - National Talent Development Coordinator - Endurance