The trip to Newham was well worth the effort for the Marshall Milton Keynes Athletic club’s Sweatshop Southern Athletics League team as they once again dominated the match.
They their hosts by a magnificent 63 points, with Wycombe Phoenix Harriers in 3rd.
The team now look well set for promotion at the end of the season, but obviously the last match on August 2 will be absolutely vital and the efforts of team captain Carly Scott, who contested so many unusual events for her, will be all the more worthwhile.
The men made a brilliant start with a double win in the 100m by Subomi Onanuga (M23) 11.2s and Aaron Adom (M23) 11.4s, who also won the 200m in 22.3s with 3rd for Nickoloi Williams (M23) 23.7s.
Two 3rd places came in the 400m for Stuart Ellison 53.1s and Charlton Kerr (M17) 58.5s while 800m resulted in a win for Ross Threlfall with 1m 59.0s and 2nd for Graham Jones (2m 08.9s).
Win number two came for Ross in the 1500m as he finished in 4m 14.3s with Jonathan Peters 2nd with 4m 20.0s.
Two more 2nd places came in the 3000m thanks to Mark Ryall 8m 53.1s and Steve Tuttle 9m 14.33s with 3rd places coming in the 110m hurdles by Felix Lum (M17) 22.4s and the 400m hurdles by Josh Lyman 65.2s.
However, as usual the solid 3000m steeplechase barriers proved more successful with a double victory courtesy of Steve 10m 07.2s and Josh 10m 28.5s.
Both relays added great points with a win in the 4x100m in 44.8s and 2nd in the 4x400m 3m 42.3s.
In the high jump Chuko Cribb (M23) was 2nd clearing 1.75m while Felix Leapt1.55m for 3rd.
Another 3rd came in the pole vault as Ivars Licietis (M55) cleared 2.40m. Yet another superb double win came in the long jump as Subomi Leapt 6.14m and Chuko 6.13m who then won the triple jump clearing 14.40m withOli Lum (M20) 2nd with 8.73m.
Two more 2nd places came in the shot with Louis Evling-Jones Putting 12.75m and Lewis Barnes (M20) 11.28m, and it was almost a repeat result in the discus with 2nd Louis 39.66m and 1st Lewis 36.08m.
Two more 2nd spots came in the hammer through Mark Roberson 48.99m and Lewis 34.27m, and to conclude a great day for the men there was a double win in the javelin by Louis 50.65m and Lewis Barnes 41.17m.
The women had a slower start with the 100m yielding 2nd for Casey Hodges (F17)13.1s and 1st Elizabeth Adam (F17) 13.2s who was also 2nd in the 200m 26.8s with 1st for Casey Hodges 27.0s. The first double win was in the 400m thanks to Alana Slater (F35) 64.0s and Emma Beardmore 70.6s while the 800m produced 3rd for Sophie Gibbens 2m 27.1s and1st Martina Ferreira 2m 32.5s.
In the 1500m there were 2nds for Lara Bromilow 4m 58.7 and Martina 5m 37.2s but Lara then won the 3000m taking 10m 47.7s with Chelsea Hunt 12m 58.4s making it a double victory.
A win was Devon Byrne’s 15.6s reward in the100m hurdles with 3rd in the 400m hurdles by Carly Scott 83.8s who was also 2nd in the 2000m steeplechase 8m 47.5s.
The 4x100m relay squad took 2nd in 53.1s with a win by the 4x400m team recording 4m 22.9s.
The same result came in the high jump through 2nd for Byrne 1.55m and 1st Kerrie King 1.45m while the pole vault resulted in 3rd Kewe King (F20) 2.30m with 1st Carly Scott 1.00m.
Coincidently it was the same again in the long lump 1st Elizabeth 4.79m and 3rd Fiona Slater 3.99m but the triple jump produced an excellent double win from Kewe 10.29m and Sophie Gibbens 9.01m.
It was the same again in the shot with wins by Devon 11.39m and Emma Beardmore 10.73m who was also 2nd in the discus throwing 35.38m with 3rd for Sophie 14.78m.
The hammer saw another 2nd by Emma 42.08m and 3rd Carly Scott 10.48m and finally the javelin concluded a great day as Emma threw 24.37m for 2nd and Sophie won with 16.50m.
At an International Meeting in Donnas, Italy, Joey Duck set a wind assisted PB of 23.44 (w+2.9) to finish 2nd in the 200m, she also took 4th spot in the100m recording 11.70s.
In London at the JP Morgan Challenge, 5.6km road race around Battersea Park117 Lara Bromilow won the Women’s event finishing 117th overall in 20m 03s.