New British Records

Averil McClelland loses her W45 5.29m British long jump record that she set in Blackpool back in 2004 to Southerner Julia Machin who cleared 5.43 at Crawley on 12 May. Susan Yeomans raised the W65 Pole Vault record up to 2.55 in Cambridge on 19 May.
Running in the highly acclaimed Night of the 10,000m in Highgate North London on 19 May, Chris Thompson set a new British M35 mark of 27.52.56sec. He had already taken David Taylor’s 5000m 13:44.71 record set back in 1999, while competing in the USA on 3rd May running 13.25.29sec.
Bridget Cushen