Megan Foley, GBR
|Event:||Middle distance, Cross-country|
|Club:||Havering & Mayesbrook AC|
In April Megan won the 11-12 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon.
In April Megan was 3rd in the 13-14 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon .
Megan was ?th in the ? Girls' race at English Schools Cross-Country Championships (Stanmer Park, Brighton) in March.
In April Megan won the 13-14 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon the day before her 15th birthday, making her almost certainly the oldest competitor in the race, regaining her title from 2001 after finishing 3rd in 2002.
Megan was ?th in the English Schools ? Girls' ?m at the Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield in a time of ?.
Megan was ?th in the South of England Cross-country U17s Race at Parliament Hill, London.
At the English Nationals Megan Foley's late charge took her past pre-race favourite Charlotte Browning to win u17 girls' bronze, as she finished 15th overall in the combined u17/u20 race.
Megan Foley just missed medal places as she finished fourth in the U17s race their respective races at the Reebok Inter-counties in Nottingham. Megan was unable to repeat her national bronze in the u17 event but her consistent form was rewarded by her fourth place finish in 18m 55s, five seconds off medal pace.
Megan Foley won individual bronze and led her Essex Intermediate Girls squad to English Schools team gold at Maidstone, Kent. Her bronze medal was a repeat of last year's performance as favourite Emily Pidgeon flew to gold, with last week's Inter Counties winner Stephanie Barnes winning silver. She was in good company as Katie Richardson, still coming back from injury, was only 11 seconds behind Megan in eighth to set up the team gold.
In April Megan Foley had an excellent run to come 21st in the World Schools Cross Country Events for Under 18 athletes held at Le Tour de Salvagny, Lyons. Against really hard competition and on a really hot day Megan was second of the English girls home in an event dominated by Algerian and Moroccan competitors who filled 10 of the first 13 places. Megan came through strongly, moving up nine places over the last 400m of the 3800m course, to finish in 13:12. National champion Abby Westley was first English team to finish in 15th, as the team placed fifth.
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