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Full Name: Katie Richardson
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Event: Middle distance, Cross-country
Club: Havering & Mayesbrook AC
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County: Essex

Personal Bests:

2002

In April Katie was 5th in the 11-12 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon

2003

Katie was ?th in the ? Girls' race at English Schools Cross-Country Championships (Stanmer Park, Brighton) in March.

In April Katie was 2nd in the 13-14 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon behind club-mate Megan Foley.

Katie was ?th in the English Schools ? Girls' ?m at the Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield in a time of ?.

 

Katie was 7th in the U15s race at the Reebok Cross Challenge in Margate

 

 

 

 

2004

Katie took the Bronze medal in the South of England Cross-country U15s Race at Parliament Hill, London.

Katie was 7th in the U15s race at the Reebok Inter-counties in Nottingham, in  an excellent first race back after a short break due to injury. 

 

 

The following week Katie was 8th in the  Intermediate Girls' race at the English School's Championships in Maidstone, Kent.

Katie Richardson showed she is back to her best as she won individual bronze as the English School's Intermediate Girls' team ran away with the team gold in the Home Countries Schools Cross Country International at Ayr. The race was won by Wales' Non Stanford in 15:11, with England's Stephanie Twell runner up in 15:39 and Katie nine seconds back in 15:48.

A fortnight later Katie won the 15-17 Girls Borough London Mini-Marathon.

Katie took the Bronze in the Essex Country Championships U17 1500m.

Katie Richardson knocked almost five seconds off her PB but only came third in a superb at the National Junior Athletes League at Hendon in the 3000m.

Katie took 8th place in the Intermediate Girls' 1500m at the English Schools Track and Field Championships in Gateshead, after finishing 2nd in her heat. Her time of 4:35.32 was still a national standard performance though, in an extremely high-class field. The race was won by Surrey's Danielle Christmas, who streaked ahead to win with a 2 second margin. Katie's heat was an incredibly close race, with just 2 tenths of a second separating the 4 qualifiers.

National junior League Final, 12 September 2004 

400mA - 5th - 60.48

800mA - 1st - 2:15.37

4x400m Relay - team 2nd 

 

The u17 girls' trio of Robyn Matson, Megan Foley and Katie Richardson started the winter season in style when they struck silver in the South of England Road Relays today. After Robyn's solid opener in 11th (11:23), Megan overhauled nine teams to put the team in medal contention with a sparkling 10:53 run, for seventh fastest overall. Katie's brilliant anchor leg of 10:22 was bettered on the day only by Woodford's Jessica Sparke, but it was not enough to close down winners Aldershot.

Katie Richardson and Megan Foley faced good quality opposition this weekend when they competed for the South of England team in the Lotto Crosscup under 20 event at Ghent, Belgium on Sunday. Katie, still several months short of her 16th birthday, was the youngest competitor in a field of mainly 18 and 19 year olds. She was well placed throughout and bagged a top ten finish to come home ninth.

2005

4th February Southern Inter-County Schools  Southampton Intermediate Girls   Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
February English National XC Birmingham     Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
12th March English Schools XC Norwich Intermediate girls 4th  

 

2006

  Reebok Cross Challenge Parliament Hills, London U17 2nd Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
21st January Essex Schools XC Basildon Senior Girls 2nd  
4th February Southern Inter-County Schools  Southampton Senor Girls 3rd  
25th March English Schools XC Mansfield Senior Girls 49th  Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

 

2007